Working Group - Soybean

Targets: By 2020, the group plans to reach out to 4,3 million farmers on 2 million hectares of land with 40% increase to farmer productivity

 

Activities:

  • Cross Learning activities amongst soy bean farmers in various region participants
  • Establishing pilot plots to train farmers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), sustainable farming techniques
  • Seed development capacity building
  • Helping connecting smallholders to better inputs, finance and markets
  • Cooperatives development for SME capacity development
  • Piloting digital platform on farmer’s connectivity

 

Results:

  • Farmers engaged: 5,700
  • Land: 2,593 ha
  • Productivity increase: 52%
  • Income increase: 51%

 

Partners: Unilever Indonesia, Nestlé Indonesia, Indofood, Syngenta Indonesia, Eragano, Indonesian Bureau of Logistics (BULOG), BNI, University of Gajah Mada, Directorate General of Legumes and Tuber Crops of Ministry of Agriculture, GAKOPTINDO

 

Areas of work: West Java, Central Java, and East Java