FMD’s Profits and Losses
Monday, 1 August 2022
Meat and vaccine importers profit from the FMD outbreak. Meanwhile, smallholder farmers suffer.
The foot-and-mouth disease, or FMD, infecting ruminant animals has plunged multitudes of livestock farmers into bankruptcy. As of July 28, as many as 400,000 cattle animals had been infected by FMD all across Indonesia, with economic losses reaching Rp9.9 trillion. Amid the outbreak, meat and vaccine importers are profiting. Citing an emergency situation, the agriculture ministry appointed five importers without a tender process to import 51.8 mi...
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