Monday, August 22, 2022
More than one million farm animals vaccinated against FMD in Indonesia
As many as 1,589,144 farm animals have been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Indonesia so far, according to data from the FMD Handling Task Force.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Australia's financial package to help Indonesia fight FMD and lumpy skin disease
Australia has announced a new $10 million biosecurity cooperation package to assist Indonesia as it responds to the outbreaks of both foot and mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD).
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Indonesia assures FMD vaccine has no adverse impact
Indonesia's Ministry of Agriculture has assured that the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine is safe for farm animals and did not cause significant side effects.
Monday, August 8, 2022
Indonesia to increase corn planting to strengthen grain supplies
Indonesia will expand the cultivation of sorghum and corn to help secure grain supplies, with global imports of wheat disrupted by the war in Ukraine, a senior cabinet minister said on August 4.
Friday, July 29, 2022
East Java, Indonesia sees highest FMD vaccination rate
The government of East Java, Indonesia, said that the province has recorded the highest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccination coverage, with 377,985 shots administered to farm animals so far.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Indonesia seeks to expand chicken export business to more countries
As Indonesia begins to export chicken to Singapore, poultry companies in the country must take additional steps to boost operations and improve competitiveness so they can export chickens to more countries, The Star reported.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Indonesia may set up Batam farm to export fresh chickens to Singapore
Suryo Pratomo, the Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore, said he discussed with Indonesian producers about setting up a new farm in Batam state to export fresh chicken to Singapore if there is sufficient demand over the next year, The Straits ...
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Australia provides financial support to obtain FMD vaccines for Indonesia
Australia has offered financial support in providing one million doses of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to be delivered to Indonesia in August.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Indonesian poultry startup manages to raise seed funding
Chickin, an Indonesia-based poultry startup, said on July 15 it has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding led by East Ventures with the participation of other investors.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Indonesia has vaccinated 422,401 heads of cattle against food and mouth disease
Data from the Indonesian government's food and mouth disease (FMD) Handing Task Force showed that 422,401 heads of cattle have received the FMD vaccine as of July 12, Antara reported.
Friday, July 8, 2022
Indonesia hopes to export chicken to Singapore from mid-July
Dr Nasrullah, Indonesia Agriculture Ministry's director-general for animal husbandry and health, said Indonesian chicken exporters are making arrangements for deliveries to Singapore estimated in mid-July, The Straits Times reported.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
FMD in Bali, Indonesia, raises infection risk in Australia, veterinarian warns
The risk of foot and mouth disease reaching Australia within the next six months is now "extremely high", a leading analyst and veterinarian warned, with Indonesian authorities confirming FMD has now spread to Bali, Indonesia.
Monday, July 4, 2022
Singapore set to import Indonesian chilled, frozen, and processed chickens
The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said Indonesia has been added as a new import source for chilled, frozen, and processed chicken, but fresh chickens are not part of this new arrangement, Today Online reported.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Indonesian agriculture ministry proposes US$308 million for fighting FMD outbreaks
Indonesia's Agriculture Ministry has proposed a budget of Rp4.6 trillion (US$308 million), sourced from the National Economic Recovery funding, for handling foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks in livestock.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Indonesia cattle FMD outbreak nearly stops northern Australia's live export trade
The foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia has nearly stopped the live export trade from northern Australia and completely disrupted the country's food supply system, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.

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