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January 21, 2021

Tempo - January 21, 2021

Vindry Florentin, Jakarta – The Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) announced that it is relying on the national food estate program to increase agriculture productivity in 2021 despite

January 17, 2021

Jakarta Post - January 17, 2021

Kadir Ruslan, Jakarta – In Indonesia, tofu-tempeh is a story of folk food with a flavor of imports.

January 14, 2021

Jakarta Post - January 14, 2021

Sebastian Partogi, Jakarta – Institutional problems have hampered sustainable food systems in Indonesia, making it hard for the country to provide adequate nutrition for people across t

January 6, 2021

Tempo - January 6, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police Headquarters (Mabes Polri) issued a firm warning against soybean importers that has contributed to the recent scarcity of tofu and

November 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 30, 2020

Markus Makur, East Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara – Maria Sedis was picking ripe chilies grown on a plot of land belonging to Santo Robertus Bellarminus Tilir Parish in the East Manggara

November 27, 2020

Jakarta Globe - November 27, 2020

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesian palm oil companies have pledged not to open new palm oil plantations as they come to terms with the government's decision to put a moratorium tw

November 26, 2020

November 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 25, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government is ramping up sugar production and working to attract more investment in the industry to prevent a shortage of the commodity and price

November 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 20, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has urged businesses to partner with 2 million independent farmers by 2023 to improve their productivity, as Indonesia

November 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 16, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government plans to develop food barns and facilitate collaboration between state-owned and Jakarta-owned enterprises to secure rice stocks amid f

November 11, 2020

The Conversation - November 11, 2020

David Webster – "We hear the voice of the farmers," explains the acting director of Raebia, an organization in Timor-Leste working for sustainable agricultural development.

October 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Experts and environmentalists are raising concerns over the government's food estate project in Central Kalimantan.

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2020

Jakarta – Urban farming is currently on the rise in Indonesia as people across the country are forced to spend more time at home in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.

October 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Jakarta – A lecturer at IPB University, the state-run agricultural university based in Bogor, West Java, has suggested an idea for building regional food security amid the coronavirus r

October 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesia is seeing a rise in agriculture exports as its coffee, vegetables and fruits are in demand overseas despite declining global trade.

October 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Agriculture companies PT Petrokimia Gresik, PT Astra Agro Lestari and PT Rukan are ramping up their use of technology to streamline business and overc

October 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Yulia Savitri, Palembang – The government's food estate program in South Sumatra could harm the environment, as an estimated 26,000 hectares of forest zones might be converted into farm

Channel News Asia - October 6, 2020

Jack Board, Dili – When Filipe da Costa started to learn about the health of his nation, he was confused.

October 5, 2020

Jakarta Globe - October 5, 2020

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government has unveiled its strategies to cut down the dependence on imported salt, in an attempt to protect the local salt farmers.

October 1, 2020

September 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Indonesia's coffee producers and farmers are calling for support, including financing and product absorption, to weather the pandemic's dire effects on ups

September 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 23, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The government has determined that the country's food estate will be primarily developed in Central Kalimantan and North Sumatra, bringing the program clos

September 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 17, 2020

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – Growth in demand for Indonesian palm oil this year will be driven by domestic consumption as exports drop amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Indonesi

September 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 15, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesian agricultural exports could be "potential winners" in the pandemic as they recorded annual growth despite the downturn in global trade, acco

September 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 14, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Humbang Hasundutan, North Sumatra – The government is set to develop 30,000 hectares into farmland in Humbang Hasundutan regency, North Sumatra by next month as the Agr