Indonesia Ministry of Agriculture cq Directorate General of Livestock Forage Test Subsidies for Farmers
The Ministry of Agriculture is conducting a trial of subsidies for 100 groups of cattle ranchers, with the direct support scheme Rp100 million per breeders groups, if there are 100 groups of breeders, the government should provide Rp100 billion.
Director General of Livestock, Syukur Iwantoro, said if the subsidy forage successfully test, the Ministry of Agriculture will submit budget requests to the Finance Ministry to serve the government´s policy program.
“Subsidies animal feed will be distribute in the form of concentrate assistance. Next year, we are proposing to the Ministry of Finance to be subsidized feed,” said Syukur to the press in Jakarta, Thursday (11/4).
However this time, he said, would apply direct aid schemes and if it goes well, next year it will be proposed to the Ministry of Finance to be subsidized feed.
“Feed subsidy program aiming improve the productivity of dairy cows, which now stands at 12 liters per cow per day,” added the Director General of Livestock.