Category: News From The Field

Thinning Program

After waiting for quite long time, this year Goldteak will do thinning for the trees in Cibening. The guardians are measuring and calculating the trees, they also give marks to select the trees to...

Fertilizer for trees

This year, the rainy season is predicted end in April, because rain still falls heavily in March. Cibening village is located near the sea where the rainy season ends earlier than other places. There...

Cutting Grass

The routines are done every day by the workers, they cut the grass and branches which will disturb the growth of the trees and the nutrition. In rainy season, the grass grow fast and...

Teaks in Bumisari

Every month, Zaini, site manager, goes to Bumisari village to check the teak trees and meet Edu, the guardian. Goldteak planted Indonesian teaks here, originally from East Java. The trees are about 12 years...

Boots and Raincoats

In many villages in Indonesia, people go to the field barefoot. They do not have habits to wear/bring safety tools/equipments when they do farming or fishing. Goldteak’s workers always use safety footwear when they...

Broken Bridge

There are two bridges in the middle of the road to Cibening village, not only motorbikes but also mini trucks pass the bridges to bring cassava, banana, rice or construction materials every day. The...

Seedbed

We still feel hot air during the day, but in the afternoon or evening it turns to be cold. The teak leaves are falling and the view on the hill looks brownish. The workers...

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