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Massey University and the University of Mataram are using innovation to build capability for agribusiness

IFSCA Intends to produce the following outcomes:

  • Quality standards for fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Tools for sustainable fertiliser and water use
  • Training to improve cattle nutrition, fertility and live weight gains using an innovative drylot model
  • Business planning to connect pack-houses with high value hotels
  • Connect farmers, input suppliers and markets using agribusiness support centres
  • Capture business opportunities for integrated cattle and crop production
  • Tools and technology for sustainable agriculture practice.  Training will include information and communication technology (ICT); introduction of improved tools for product quality; sustainable nutrient and water management; animal and crop husbandry; and business management.
  • Extension Programme. Massey University will work with the University of Mataram and other local partners to develop an extension programme in project locations.   This will include new mechanisms for providing extension and training to producers