Project monitoring report

Applied Research and Innovation Systems in Agriculture (ARISA)

Semester report No. 6


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Project implementer
Applied Research and Innovation Systems in Agriculture (ARISA)
Results level
Systemic change
Mixed method
Data source
Monitoring Data
Intervention types
Improved access to finance
Improved input supply
Improved product / service quality
Improved value chain coordination

The Applied Research and Innovation Systems in Agriculture (ARISA) aims to increase farm incomes for smallholder farmers in eastern Indonesia.

This semester report assesses ARISA’s progress in meeting programme objectives in the second half of 2017.

The Australia-Indonesia Partnership (AIP-Rural) aims to increase the agricultural incomes of smallholder farmers by stimulating greater private and public sector investments that create better access for farmers to inputs and markets. It operates in five provinces of Indonesia and includes four component projects. ARISA is one of these projects.

Intervention description

ARISA works to increase the capacity and incentives for public research institutes and universities to collaborate with agribusinesses and adapt existing innovations in eastern Indonesia. It has intervention projects in:

  • beef
  • maize
  • cassava
  • shallot IPM
  • sugar
  • dairy
  • pig feed
  • true seed shallots

Evidence methodology

The report is prepared using information from:

  • programme staff
  • documents relevant to the intervention
  • results from the monitoring and evaluation system