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Delegates from Institut Pertanian Bogor Indonesia (IPB University) recently visited the University of Adelaide. The delegation consisted of Dr. Arif Satria, SP, M.Si (Rector), Prof. Dr. Ir. Iskandar Zulkarnaen Siregar, M.For.Sc. (Director of International Program) Dr.Ir. Arief Daryanto, M.Ec (Dean of Vocational College), Dr. Ir. R. Nunung Nuryartono, M.Si (Dean of Faculty of Economics and Management). During the visit, the delegates met with the University of Adelaide board to discuss future international collaboration between the two universities. They also had a chance to visit the Waite Campus to witness some of the state of the art facilities in agricultural sciences and smart farming technologies.
The IndoDairy project is a research collaboration between Australian and Indonesian research agencies aiming to contribute to increasing milk supply (quantity and quality) by 25% by 2020 for at least 3,000 dairy producers in the geographic locations of West Java and North Sumatra: an ambitious target, but one the project, led by the Centre for Global Food and Resources (CGFAR), is using to help guide its activities. And with less than 18 months to left, the project is heading towards the ‘end game’.
Key insights include the importance of attending to the development of institutional arrangements that enable individual users to trade water.
The overall project goal is to increase milk supply (quantity and quality) by 25% by 2020 of at least 3000 dairy producers in West Java and Northern Sumatra.
This project is searching for ways to bring investment confidence back to the electricity sector.
This study aims to identify and analyse the impediments in water markets in the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB).
The overall objective of this project is to enhance the profitability and sustainability of smallholder vegetable farmers in north western Vietnam through improved market engagement and integrated resource and farm management practices.
This research is now being conducted in a project "The Vietnam urban food consumption & expenditure study".
The objective is to identify the magnitude of costs associated with different categories, and their direction over time, such that insights for other jurisdictions and external parties may be formed.
Value chain and policy interventions to accelerate zero-till adoption across the Indo-Gangetic Plains
This project is aimed at accelerating the adoption of ZT seed drills (including the Australian-Indian designed Happy Seeder) to reduce crop residue burning and boost sustainable food energy water security across the Gangetic Plains of northern India.