Septia Ryanthie, Sukoharjo – Demand for domestic soybean seeds remains high to this day but has not been matched by sufficient soybean seed production, which was an issue that arose dur
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May 22, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Head of the National Food Agency (Bapanas) Arief Prasetyo Adi said that the recent hike in egg prices was attributable to the increase in production costs.
May 16, 2023
May 2, 2023
Edi Suhardi, Jakarta – As oil palm plantations can be a significant contributor to rural livelihoods in Indonesia, the government has been capitalizing on this commodity and strengtheni
April 11, 2023
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – When the Indonesian government announced its food estate program in 2020, it envisioned the establishment of large-scale agricultural plantations across th
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan explained that his visit to Beijing, China, was aimed at seeki
April 6, 2023
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in a press statement on Thursday elaborated on the government's reasoning behind the decision to import 2 million tons of rice
April 4, 2023
Jakarta – Given Indonesia's abundant production and surpluses of rice in the past few years, there should be no urgency in importing rice this year.
April 1, 2023
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas) increased the Government Purchase Price (HPP) for grain and rice at the farmers' and mill levels.
March 30, 2023
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Fertilizer prices have declined in recent months after a gradual hike since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Rahmad Pribadi, the president dir
March 29, 2023
Arlina Arshad, Batu – As a fine drizzle fell over Indonesia's apple-growing heartland, farmer Agus Ridwan inspected dozens of clusters of white and light-pink apple blossoms on the tree
March 28, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) chairperson Henry Saragih on Monday assessed that the government's decision to import 2 million tons of rice grain this
Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) on Monday highlighted the stagnant industrial production of crude palm oil or CPO in January 2023.
March 27, 2023
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The Indonesian Political Economy Association (AEPI) agricultural observer Khudori on Monday assessed the government's decision to import two million tons of rice
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has officially decided to resume rice imports.
March 13, 2023
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Rice, one of the most tightly regulated commodities in the country, increased in price throughout 2022, which has industry experts asking whether the protective
March 6, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Provincial Government has cooperated with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and three universities to tackle locust swarms that
March 3, 2023
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – As the world's biggest palm oil exporter, Indonesia plans to establish the country's own crude palm oil (CPO) benchmark price by the end of this year, aiming to
March 1, 2023
Jakarta – Indonesia's rice output is estimated at 13.79 million tonnes for the January to April harvest period this year, up 0.56 per cent from a year earlier, data from the country's s
February 28, 2023
Hanifah Dwijayanti, Jakarta – A National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) steering committee member Marsudi Wahyu Kisworo on Monday said Indonesia's food security is faced with fiv
January 30, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Out of the 215 hectares of agricultural land plots opened for the government's food estate program in North Sumatra's Humbang Hasundutan Regency, the Agric
January 18, 2023
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Rice prices continue to increase in the beginning of the year despite controversial late importation of rice and market intervention by the State Logistic
January 6, 2023
Manokwari, Jubi – The West Papua Provincial Government asked the entire community to anticipate a food crisis in 2023 as had been warned by President Joko Widodo and the Minister of Hom
December 30, 2022
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) chairman Arsjad Rasjid said on Wednesday that the government needs to pay more attention to its decision to i
December 29, 2022
The Star, Bogor, West Java – Ten Indonesian universities will survey alimentary resources across the archipelago in the coming year as part of the government's food security program.
December 26, 2022
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Indonesian Maria Loretha used to study law at a university in East Java.
December 24, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan said the government has decided to import 991,000 tons of white crystal sugar or consumption sugar.
December 21, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo issued a statement regarding the country's rice production which comes as a direct response to a report by Worl
December 20, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) in a written statement on Monday argues that the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) has exposed its weak management of natio
December 18, 2022
Victoria Milko and Andi Jatmiko, Jatiluwih, Indonesia – Far from Bali's beaches and hotels, farmer I Ketut Jata stands on a mountainside, staring at terraced land that is too dry to gro
December 12, 2022
Jakarta – Each time the government rolls out a plan to import rice, the public reacts with resistance.
December 7, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) head of national strategic studies Mujahid Widian on Tuesday lamented the irony in the rice import conducted by the gove
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Rice prices have been increasing lately as traders and the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) reported depleting rice stocks.
November 29, 2022
Herman, Jakarta – State logistics agency Bulog considers buying rice from other countries because stock in its warehouses has dropped to just half of the government's targeted emergency
November 22, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Head of the Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) chairperson Hendry Saragih in a statement to Tempo on Tuesday voiced strong rejection against the governm
November 15, 2022
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Food insecurity has become one of the most talked about issues on the global stage as the staple food supply chain continues to be disrupted by the war in Ukrain
Riani Sanusi Putri (Majalah Tempo), Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto highlighted food security issues in Global Food Security Forum, held on the sidelines of this
November 5, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Bali – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association or Gapki has projected that palm oil prices would decline in 2023 amid forecasts of global economic recession.
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is planning to plant 700,000 hectares worth of sugarcane, which will be carried out by state-owned plantation firm PT Perke
November 2, 2022
Sulthan Haidar Dziban – The agricultural sector is one of the most important and most strategic sectors for the survival of a country, without food the country could be in a position of
October 28, 2022
Defara Dhanya Paramitha (Bisnis), Jakarta – The official recommendation issued by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs which green lights the imports of 500,000 tons of sugar
October 26, 2022
Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – A research team from the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) has developed three varieties of winged-bean – locally known as kecipir – as potential leg
October 15, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – Head of Jayapura City Food Security and Agriculture Office Jean Hendrik Rollo said about 21,000 ha of land in the city has the potential for agricultural development to
October 7, 2022
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has urged his ministers to scale up the country's food estate megaproject to boost agricultural productivity, even as te
October 2, 2022
Jakarta – Leading plantation firm Astra Agro Lestari (AAL) denied allegations that it has committed environmental destruction, human rights violations, and land grabs that led food and
September 23, 2022
Jakarta – A group of fifth graders, who go to the elementary school SDN 2 Cisaat in Sukabumi, recently went on a school trip to Kampung Papisangan to learn more about eco-friendly farmi
August 26, 2022
Jakarta – There is a good reason why President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo did not make more of a meal out of Indonesia's rice self-sufficiency achievements over the past three years.
August 15, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia has received an award from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for its achievement in reaching rice self-sufficiency and for improving its food security
August 5, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – Head of the Papua Agriculture and Food Agency Semuel Siriwa encourages the people of Lanny Jaya Regency to change the cycle of planting and harvesting sweet potatoes.
July 31, 2022
Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Lumajang– State-owned plantation-firm PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) and Yogyakarta-based Gadjah Mada University (UGM) have started a trial intercrop soybean and s