Working Group - Rubber
Indonesia is the world’s second largest producers of natural rubber. In 2018 production was at 3.2 million tons, and this figure is expected to grow as (https://www.gapkindo.org/statistics) demand, especially for tires, continues to rise. However, Indonesia’s rubber plantations – 85% of which are managed by smallholders – are still not as productive as they can be due to poor plantation management practices, use of low-quality inputs and limited resources for replanting.
- Collaborating with government vocational training facilities to deliver capacity building through Teaching Factory for Agricultural Education (TEFA).
- Running training of trainer and field assistance programs to improve farmer productivity.
- Organized tapping competitions and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Quizes.
- 28,240 farmers participating.
- 44,735 hectares of land covered.
- 30% increase in yield from baseline.
- Kirana Megatara.
- Sregrip GIZ.
- Conservation International.
- Bogor Institute of Agriculture.
- Bank BTPN.