Author Archives: John Quinlan

Tau Bada: An Agent of Change’s Story

June 2013 / Feature Articles

John Quinlan

John Quinlan

John Quinlan

Over a period of seven years, John Quinlan and his wife, Fiona, traversed the rivers, valleys and mountains of Papua, New Guinea, visiting innumerable villages on a remote plateau located in the Oro Province. During this time, they generally were considered a familiar and welcome presence, greeted warmly by the region’s farmers and villagers as they concentrated on building Java Mama, a locally based certified organic coffee business.

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