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.

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By integrating cattle farming with established palm plantations, we can improve the profitability, productivity and livelihoods of farmers.

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Latest news

CropCow and PalmCow Field Officer recruitment

In December 2018, the CropCow and PalmCow teams conducted interviews to recruit Field Officers. These Field Officers will provide vital on-ground support and coordination.

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Understanding the beef cattle market chain in East Kalimantan

A team of researchers from the PalmCow market chain research team, including Christie Chang, Sionita Gunawan, Trie Igap Mahendri and Nyak Ilham, have recently been investigating the cattle sector in East Kalimantan.

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Inter-row forage cropping in young palm plantations

In late 2018, detailed situation analyses were conducted for all project sites in the PalmCow project, involving local university, BPTP and ICARD partners as well as team members from UNE and NT DPIR.

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SUmbawa site selection field visit

11 to 19 February 2019

IndoBeef UNE team meeting

7 to 8 February 2019