Hta Min Paung

By: Susan Heller Evenson

Sep 19, 2019

Hta Min Paunt, a Danu community, is situated in the foothills amidst a second-growth forest of native trees. Many producers intercropped with tea, fruit, and kitchen garden crops. People all had chickens, pigs, and cattle as well, and the drying beds are right next to the community's pagodas.

Coffee Stats:

  • GPS: 21.25202, 96.50282
  • Elevation (masl): 1,229
  • Ethnic Group:  Danu
  • Housholds 146
  • Participants: 712 (half are women)
  • Harvest: Dec-Feb
  • Producing area: 59 hectares
  • Varietals: 70% Catuai, and 30% Caturra/S795/Catimor mix