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Indonesia: DPA Lembata Achieves Turnover of Rp. 2 Billion from Candlenut and Cashews

Keren ! DPA Lembata Raih Omzet Rp 2 M dari Kemiri dan Mete
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Feb 8, 2021
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TABLOIDSINARTANI.COM, Lembata --- Who says the agricultural sector is not promising ?? The proof is that this mainstay farmer from Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara is able to achieve a turnover of IDR 2 billion from candlenuts and cashews! Cool right .. He is Muhammad Ali Leuhoe, a successful candlenut and cashew nut entrepreneur from Lembata Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province who firmly states that he is proud to be a farmer as well as a young entrepreneur in the agricultural sector.
The man who was born in June 1981 started his career as an agricultural extension assistant at the Lembata Regency Agriculture Service in 2009. Now, he is able to market his candlenut products to Java. His journey to become an entrepreneur in agriculture was not instantaneous. When he was a instructor, he worked hard to foster farmers in the target areas who cultivated peanuts. Thanks to hard work and cooperation, peanut production has increased so that it is marketed to South Sulawesi. It was during this time that he saw business prospects in the agricultural sector, especially in Lembata Regency. Muhammad Ali was moved to look for potential commodities in Lembata Regency that have not been widely used. Finally in 2016 he decided to stop being an agricultural extension agent and become a farmer in the field of hazelnut and cashew nut processing. Not a tough millennial if he is not afraid of facing challenges, at the beginning of his business he found candlenut from farmers in ...
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