The 8th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP) |23-25 September 2019.
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Prospects and Challenges for Sustainable Tropical Animal Production Systems”


  • Background

Looking beyond the first year, the network of ISTAP will aim to develop pilot projects focused on sustainable animal production, specific evidence based on research and experiences of community, and communicating these with a view to inspiring further implementation. 

With the idea to contribute and share technologies and studies in favor of sustainable livestock ISTAP VII recommended to prepare ISTAP VIII Topic about global network on sustainable animal production developing knowledge, technologies, and technical-scientific information to increase the sustainability of the livestock chain. Some themes as integrated crop-livestock-forest systems, low carbon agriculture, coping with droughts, precision livestock, food security, nutrition and health, animal and forage improvement, environmental services, social economic, animal product technology and more are developed by the institution, and its partners, through national and international innovative projects. 

Please come and be part of this seminar ISTAP VIII. It is a great place to share and learn about sustainable models, tools and solutions, and for your organization to gain visibility for its work in an international platform, showcasing your own projects. With stakeholders from across the farming and food industries, NGOs, international organizations and academics, together we can synergize action and develop a sustainable future for livestock. 

  • Objectives
  1. To provide a perspective and insight into tropical livestock production systems and sustainable local resources management,
  2. To discuss the way of how to achieve a sustainable tropical resources management in increasing livestock production in the tropics,
  3. To provide a forum in order to exchange information and ideas on livestock production systems in the tropics and its related problems.
  • Language

The seminar will be presented in English. The committee does not provide translation machine.


Prof. Ryo Akashi

University of Miyazaki, Japan

Prof. Yang Fu Yu

China Agriculture University, China

Prof. Nizamuddin

Aligarh Muslim University, India

Liza G. Battad, PhD

National Headquarters, Philippine Carabao Center

Prof. Sang Jip Ohh

Kangwon National University, Korea

Dr. Abdulameer Al Saffar

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait

Prof. Loh Teck Chwen

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Zhen Liu, Ph.D

School of Business
Nanjing Normal University, China


The 8th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP 2018) is a forum for the presentation of recent knowledge and technology regarding animal production. It provides a perspective and insight into tropical animal production systems and sustainable local resource management. Topics of interest for paper submission:

  • Feed and animal nutrition
  • Animal biotechnology
  • Animal breeding
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Poultry science and management
  • Small ruminant production
  • Cattle and buffalo production
  • Animal waste and by-product 
  • Post-harvest technology
  • Food technology
  • Food Safety and Halal Food industry
  • Livestock industrial machinery 
  • Livestock business and management
  • Social and community involvement
  • Environmental issues
  • Other issues related to the theme of conference


Date Schedule
1 January 2019 Call for full paper submission
Closed Deadline abstract submission
15 May 2019 25 May 2019 Notification of  abstract acceptance
15 June 2019 28 June 2019 Deadline for full paper submission
2 June – 30 July 2019 Reviewing process
16 May – 31 July 2019 Registration
8 July – 9 August 2019 Full paper revision by authors
5 – 19 August 2019 2nd review by the reviewer


Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel

Jl. Laksda Adisucipto No.81, Ambarrukmo, Caturtunggal, Depok, Sleman, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Indonesia 55281