Working Group - Horticulture

Context:

The Indonesian archipelago holds the potential to cultivate different kinds of tropical fruits and spices to cover both increasing demand for healthy lifestyle in domestic and international market. Unfortunately, the growth of horticulture commodities is challenged with volatility of price, stock and quality. Farmers face with several challenges from unstable price and demand, logistical challenges considering limited shelf life of horticulture crops as well as competing against premium imported fruits and spices with more appealing look.

Activities:

  • Optimize farmers’ production techniques.
  • Provide high quality seeds and supervising cultivation.
  • Give off-take guarantees.
  • Facilitate the availability of early flowering technology which helps provide mango farmers with longer harvest, higher fruit quality, and better prices in the off-season.

 

Impact:

  • 1,964 farmers participating in the various programs.

 

Member:

  • Great Giant Pineapple.
  • Syngenta Indonesia.
  • DFAT (AIP-PRISMA).
  • East West Seed Indonesia.
  • PT Suryonusa Agromakmur.
  • University of Mataram.
  • Directorate General of Horticulture-Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Assessment Institute of Agriculture Technology of West Nusa Tenggara & East Java.
  • Provincial Government of West Nusa Tenggara & East Java.