SpiceUp will target two groups: pepper farmers and business-to-business (B2B) clients, and focus in three locations in Lampung, Bangka Belitung, and Kalimantan. Of the reported 218.000 pepper farmers in these locations, SpiceUp aims to reach 100.000 farmers to become SpiceUp information service subscribers within three years.
Verstegen is the lead organization in SpiceUp. Verstegen will guide the consortium's work and will be the eventual business owner when the project ends.
ICCO Cooperation is NGo. They support project implementation in the country and will lead the consortium in the project monitoring and evaluation processes.
PT. CAN will lead the farmer training program in GAP and set up demo plots and farms. PT. CAN have representatives in all project areas ensuring good cooperation with farmers.
VanderSat provides high-res satellite imagery and satellite data processing technology. They will work with IPB to provide accurate weather information and soil moisture data analysis.
IPB will provide soil nutrient maps and together with VanderSat, they will provide accurate weather information.
The Akvo-FLOW tool support the consortium in the field data collection from farmers, as well as monitoring and evaluation.
N&S guides the consortium collecting data from several sources and the translation of the data into new useful information for mobile App.
Balittro will provide trainers for GAP trainings and provide guidance for developing GAP in pepper farming