The Indonesia Australia Partnership on Food Security in the Red Meat and Cattle Sector (the Partnership) was developed by the Indonesian and Australian governments to combine their strengths to improve the red meat and cattle sector supply chain in Indonesia and to promote a stable trade and investment environment between Indonesia and Australia.
The 10-year Partnership will span until 2023, with AUD $ 60 million in funding from the Australian Government and co-contributions from project Partners.
Beef production in Indonesia has been fluctuating since 2015, with the highest amount in 2016 with 518,484 tons. In 2019, the total production only reached 490,420 tons, while Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) stated that in 2019, meat demand reached 686,270 tons, with demand for beef as much as 2.56 kilograms per capita per year.Read More
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) Indonesia, in collaboration with the Indonesia-Australia Partnership on Food Security in the Red Meat and Cattle Sector, hosted webinar to over 80 Indonesian and Australian government and industry stakeholders on May 6, 2020. The webinar provided an update on short-term COVID-19 impacts on the live cattle / beef industry in Indonesia and northern Australia.Read More