vegIMPACT, short for ‘vegetable production and marketing with impact’, is a program aimed at improving vegetable production and marketing for small farmers in Indonesia. Through its interventions vegIMPACT contributes to food and nutrition security and to private sector development in Indonesia.
The project builds on the results of previous joint Indonesian-Dutch horticultural development cooperation programs. The vegIMPACT program started its activities in December 2012. The program (2012-2016) is carried out by Wageningen University and Research Centre in cooperation with local partners, such as the Indonesian Vegetable Research Institute and Fresh Dynamics Asia, and with national and international companies involved in the vegetable production and marketing. The program is financed by the Government of the Netherlands.
VegIMPACT promotes Good Agricultural Practices and develops new value chains to improve the income of a large number of farmer families, who grow a variety of vegetable crops. We reach out to different islands of Indonesia (e.g. Java, Sumatra and Sulawesi) and work closely with the public and private sector for sustained impact.
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