Crop Protection

Farmers across Indonesia rely heavily on chemical control for its perceived effectiveness and efficiency. Chemical pesticide market was estimated at USD 576.9 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR 5.4% in terms of value. Despite the dependence of the use of chemicals in the protection and control of pests and plant diseases are considered an efficient practice, it poses the threat of new pests and diseases and even productivity loss.

PRISMA works with various bio-based chemical pesticide companies as an attempt to increase farmers' incomes by encouraging farmers to be able to apply alternative crop protection methods and GPP practices through the use of quality pesticides properly.

To December 2018, the coffee sector had shown a positive contribution to improving productivity and incomes. In the second phase, PRISMA will increase efforts and collaboration with various partners for crop protection interventions in various provinces.