Minister for National Planning and Monitoring, Richard Maru, announced in Banz on Monday that he intends to assist the province revive all rundown plantations.
Minister Maru informed locals that Jiwaka has one of the most fertile land in the Highlands Region.
However, many of the plantations that once thrived in the area have been neglected.
He said he wants to assist them revive the plantations and has already got the ball rolling.
Minister Maru also announced that he aims to introduce cocoa into the Province.