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CERTIFICATE IN IRRIGATED RICE FARMING

The Papua New Guinea University of Technology through the Agriculture Department wishes to invite applications for a Certificate in Irrigated Rice Farming. This short-term training program is conducted in partnership with Trukai Industries’ Smart Farmer Program.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicant must:

  • Be an experienced crop farmer
  • Have a piece of farming land that is close to a water source
  • Have a cropping area that is accessible by road
How to Apply
  • Application forms can be requested via email TruFarmersTraining@trukai.com.pg  or collect from your nearest Trukai Distribution Center.   
  • The completed form must be sent with a support letter from a village councilor or district administrator from your local area.
  • Faxed applications will not be processed.
  • Applications received after closing date may not be processed.
  • Accommodation is provided however, meals and travel arrangements are the sole responsibilities of the trainee. The university reserves the right to make change(s) to the program or withdraw without notice.
  • Send completed application forms to TruFarmersTraining@trukai.com.pg or drop it off at your nearest Trukai Distribution Centre by Friday 16TH December, 2022.
Payment of Fees

A fee of K200 must be paid to the account details provided below. This is to cater for accommodation, transportation and all training resources.

Account Name: UNITECH TRUST FUND
Account Number: 11188172
Bank Name: KINA BANK
Branch: LAE
BSB Code:028 014
Swift Code: KINIPGPG

Your name and program applied for MUST be clearly printed on the bank receipt or you can pay by eftpos during the registration period.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact Trukai Farms on 472 2246 or 7373 3800
Email: TruFarmersTraining@trukai.com.pg

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WHO WE ARE

Trukai is also about the people

Trukai Industries is two thirds owned by SunRice Group. SunRice is a global food business and one of Australia’s leading and most trusted food exporters with sales, marketing and operations spanning the globe. Trukai is also proudly owned by the people of Papua New Guinea through the Melanesian Trustee Services Limited (MTSL). MTSL (hyperlink to MTSL) are the trustee managers of Pacific Balanced Fund (PBF) and its 22,000 national shareholders.

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EXTENSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN

Our Distribution Centers

Our Manufacturing Head Quarters is located in Lae, Morobe Province. Our Corporate Head Office is located in Port Moresby, National Capital District. We have a total of 11 Distribution Centers strategically positioned nationwide to better serve our customers and consumers. We have 35 sales locations across the country. We have one of the most extensive supply chain distribution networks in Papua New Guinea. We support food security by providing Papua New Guinean’s easy access to affordable rice.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Giving back to the community

We at Trukai believe in giving back to the community in which we live and operate in because the community supports us. Trukai supports a wide variety of community activities and programs for the disabled, the homeless & less fortunate, achievement recognition awards, sports, education, and medical projects.