PT Freeport Indonesia, in coordination with the local government and the Catholic Church have been creating coconut plantations in the coastal villages of Mimika in Papua, Indonesia.
The program started in 2015 and was expanded in 2016 to increase acreage to 100 hectares of land in five coastal villages where 13,000 trees have been planted. This is a part of a comprehensive sustainable economic development initiative for the Mimika Regency in Papua.
For information about how Freeport-McMoRan invests in the communities where it operates, see fcx.com.
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KEYWORDS: Environment & Climate Change, PTFI, Freeport-McMoRan, Mimika, Papua, Indonesia, coconut, tree planting, sustainable agriculture