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July 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 23, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Indonesia's exports of horticultural products such as fruit, vegetables and spices to Japan remain uncompetitive because of high prices, officials have said.

July 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 14, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto is set to oversee the development of the national food estate program, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has said.

Jakarta Post - July 14, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government is planning to develop 30,000 hectares (ha) of farmland in Humbang Hasundutan district, North Sumatra, next year in an effort to secur

July 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 6, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government brought forward the rice-planting season this year to ensure sufficient supply, and it now estimates a harvest of 12.5 million to 15 m

June 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Oil palm smallholders have suffered losses during the ongoing health crisis from the falling price of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) and pandemic-related

June 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 11, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has instructed the Public Works and Housing Ministry to expand the government's food-estate program by developing 165,000 hecta

June 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 6, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – The government claims it has ensured there will be a sufficient supply of food to avoid a potential food crisis following the COVID-19 outbreak.

June 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 5, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesian farmers suffered losses in May as low prices and supply chain disruptions hit the sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 4, 2020

Jakarta Globe - June 4, 2020

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The government is devising plans to ensure food security in the country after the coronavirus pandemic has passed, as the Food and Agriculture Organization, or FA

June 3, 2020

Reuters - June 3, 2020

Willy Kurniawan, Hamba Praing, Indonesia – On Indonesia's Sumba island, the motifs displayed on traditional textiles produced by its weavers often depict animals, including the area's

June 2, 2020

Jakarta Globe - June 2, 2020

Steven Tompkins – Food security is one of the national development priorities for Indonesia, never more so than at present with recent import restrictions introduced to control the spr

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