Much of the land in Sulawesi and East Indonesia is ideal for this system.
Opportunities to establish projects in these regions were somewhat limited, due to difficulty of delivery of Australian cattle to the sites. However, two IACCB partners were selected. They are:
The video is showing the start of the partnership between IACCB, BUMP and CAP in 2017
Open Grazing Ranch Attracts Government and Bank Attention
Several government agencies, attracted by the successful cattle breeding operations of PT CAP, are expanding their support. They want PT CAP to become an on-site training opportunity for local farmers and a way to convince financial institutions of the commercial viability and opportunities in the cattle sector. Collaboration achieved so far with:
After lobbying by BUMP (Badan Usaha Milik Petani) supporting PT CAP, the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs launched the “KUR Peternakan Rakyat dan Implementasi Keuangan Inklusif Mendukung Kemandirian Ekonomi” - Credit for People’s Cattle Business and Implementation of Inclusive Financing supporting Economic Sustainability - at the Islamic Boarding School Ushuluddin, the umbrella Foundation of PT CAP. The KUR Scheme provides easier access to capital in the livestock sector, a core challenge for smallholder farmers. Fifty farmers have been identified by CAP to receive loans of up to IDR 25 million. Loans for cattle fattening have been provided, with loans for trading and breeding still being negotiated. Read further here.