Forages and farmers - Case studies from South-East Asia
Copublished by ACIAR and CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture), this book recounts the stories of innovative farmers, both men and women, who transformed marginal farming into productive, profitable and market-oriented enterprises.
Draught animal systems and management: an Indonesian study
Farming methods based on draught animals are among the most significant agricultural systems in the world. This manual contains a comprehensive account of the draught animal systems in representative areas of Indonesia whose characteristics simulate many other areas of Southeast Asia.
This issue of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security. It focuses on ACIAR-supported initiatives and partnerships which are delivering sustainable approaches to agriculture, with examples of projects that demonstrate that environmental sustainability can also help smallholders increase their productivity.
This monograph represents a major study of Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Indonesia and is based on a collaborative research project between Balitvet and James Cook University, supported by ACIAR. Many of the papers were presented at a workshop on MCF held in Indonesia, being contributions from the district investigation centres and provincial veterinary services, as well as from Balitvet scientists.
The latest edition of Partners magazine is focused on food security. It includes stories on a market driven collaboration reducing rural poverty in Indonesia, creating aquaculture opportunities in India and Australia, raising farm production in Bangladesh and boosting horticulture in the Pacific.
ACIAR fisheries projects in Indonesia: review and impact assessment
This study provided a review of all ACIAR-funded fisheries research in Indonesia and selected two different programs of research for detailed studies – tuna capture fisheries and shrimp aquaculture. The returns attributed to the ACIAR supported component of tuna capture fisheries was assessed to be $168 million, indicating a return on ACIAR and partner-invested funds of a benefit to cost ratio of 179:1. For shrimp aquaculture the net present value of the welfare gains from the impact was found to be $547 million with a benefit to cost ratio of 52:1.