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May 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 27, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Febriansa, 27, said he was cautious at first when instructors from the Environment and Forestry Ministry invited him and fellow farmers in Kelubi village

May 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 25, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Agriculture experts have criticized the government's agrarian reform program a lack of progress that led to low production yield and mounting food imports, po

May 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Suherdjoko, Semarang – Farmers in Central Java have set aside 5 tons of rice and 500 kilograms of eggs to be donated to residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in another community

May 13, 2020

Jakarta Globe - May 13, 2020

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association, or Gapki, has reported higher export of palm oil but lower domestic consumption of the commodity during the coronavirus pande

May 12, 2020

Mongabay - May 12, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Palm oil companies will no longer be required to allocate a fifth of their land for smallholder farmers under a new bill, a move activists and officials c

May 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 7, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Shortages in key commodities have been reported in most of Indonesia's 34 provinces as the nation copes with the double whammy of the coronavirus out

May 5, 2020

Reuters - May 5, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia will likely face a "drier than usual" dry season in key agricultural regions this year, President Jokowi Widodo said on Tuesday, adding that measures must be put in

May 4, 2020

April 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 29, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Domestic sugar manufacturers have begun to ramp up production capacity in response to the government's call to stabilize prices ahead of the Ramadan

April 28, 2020

Jakarta Globe - April 28, 2020

Iwan M Putuhena, Novy Lumanauw, Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The government plans to provide incentives for 2.44 million farmers after President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ordered his min

April 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 27, 2020

Arya Dipa, Bambang Muryanto and Jon Afrizal, Bandung/Jambi – A pickup truck full of vegetables – sweet cassava leaves, water spinach, eggplants, long beans, chilis and pumpkins – stopp

April 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Trade Ministry has said that the rice stock from the upcoming harvest season will last through November despite declining production and surging

April 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 24, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Public Works and Housing Ministry is moving forward with its labor-intensive projects in rural areas, which include the irrigation improvement acceleratio

April 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 17, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – In addition to a number of social safety nets provided by the Social Affairs Ministry and other government institutions, the Agriculture Ministry has

April 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 16, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The State Logistics Agency (Bulog), a governmental body responsible for securing the staple food supply, plans to ask for an additional Rp 10 trillio

April 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 12, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – As people across the country are forced to stay inside their homes to flatten Indonesia's COVID-19 curve, many seek solace in urban farming amid the waves

April 11, 2020

Tempo - April 11, 2020

Purwani Diyah Prabandari, Jakarta – A large number of residents of Uraso in North Luwu earn their living from the hundreds of trees in their fields, from dogfruit to pepper.

April 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 6, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Economists are warning against roadblocks that will endanger the supply of staple food and push up prices as the Ramadan and Idul Fitri holiday season ap

April 3, 2020

Reuters - April 3, 2020

Jakarta – Palm oil plantations in top palm producer Indonesia have imposed protocols to prevent the spread of coronavirus among workers but have no plans to reduce workers' hours or ot

March 20, 2020

Wall Street Journal - March 20, 2020

Dylan Tokar – The palm oil industry's sustainability certifier has for the first time been asked to review allegations that one of its member companies paid bribes to cover up the impr

March 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 10, 2020

Yulia Savitri, Palembang – Edi Susanto of Muara Medak, South Sumatra, can now cultivate a plot of land in the village forest without being afraid of being chased by officers.

March 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 7, 2020

Hengky Ola Sura, Maumere – Young farmers in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), most of whom have developed their land from square-one, are hoping to have access to the government's first subsid

March 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 5, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Bandung – A public-private partnership has allowed farmers in Ciwidey in Bandung, West Java, to reap better profits from selling Japanese vegetables.

March 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 3, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has appointed Eddy Abdurrachman as the new Indonesian Oil Palm Estate Fund (BPDP-KS) president director, replacing

March 2, 2020

Mongabay - March 2, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A top Indonesian official has declared a halt to new oil palm plantations in the country's heavily forested Papua region in favor of other, "greener," cro