Through two projects that encompass a range of research-for-development and capacity-building initiatives, the IndoBeef program aims to significantly improve beef production and the livelihoods of smallholder farmers across five provinces in Indonesia.
Increasing adoption of proven technologies that improve productivity in crop-livestock systems in new regions.
CropCow gender workshops, KalSel
In August, the CropCow gender research team held their first Focus Group Discussions (FGDs). The team also met in Lombok to plan gender research across the various objectives of the CropCow project.
IndoBeef conference and expo participation
In September and October 2019, members of the IndoBeef team attended expos and conferences to promote the PalmCow and CropCow projects, and present research objectives and results to industry and other academics.
PalmCow animal enrolment training and data collection
During July-September, 2019, the PalmCow animal production team visited project research sites across all three provinces (Riau, East Kalimantan and South Sumatra) to enrol cattle into the Commcare system for future animal production research activity.
IndoBeef Bi-Annual Meeting
25-28 November 2019, Lombok.