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October 15, 2021

Tempo - October 15, 2021

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) noted that the country's rice harvest areas continued to decline in the last two years.

October 14, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - October 14, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The involvement of the Indonesian Military (TNI) in the food estate program initiated by the government last year was feared to enable potential human rights

October 5, 2021

Mongabay - October 5, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Sorong, West Papua – With its lush rainforests and long stretches of beaches, Waimon, a coastal village in Indonesia's West Papua province, seems like an idyllic pla

September 22, 2021

New Mandala - September 22, 2021

Colum Graham – As with rice, Indonesia experiences high sugar prices. Domestic sugar prices can be three times the average international price.

July 13, 2021

Mongabay - July 13, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Human rights abuses continue to fester in the Indonesian palm oil industry as global brands and financial institutions and investors turn a blind eye to th

July 6, 2021

Mongabay - July 6, 2021

M Rahim Arza, Hiyung, Indonesia – For the village cultivating Indonesia's most pungent chili pepper, July is a time of prosperity – and potential ruin.

June 28, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 28, 2021

Novy Lumanauw, Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is eyeing to lead the world's downstream palm oil industry by 2045, according to the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs on

June 10, 2021

Straits Times - June 10, 2021

Jakarta (Reuters) – The Indonesian palm oil association (GAPKI) is urging oil palm plantations to tighten Covid-19 protocols in the country's top-producing province of Riau after a surg

May 20, 2021

Christian Science Monitor - May 20, 2021

Kereng Bangkirai, Indonesia – By canoe, it's a 20-minute ride from the nearest village to the last piece of paradise in the heart of Borneo.

April 30, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 30, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is eyeing to ramp up their spice exports – particularly to the European Union, or EU – with a new multi-stakeholder platform dedicated to helping

April 2, 2021

Tempo - April 2, 2021

Jakarta – The twists and turns between Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi and the Chief Executive Officer of the State Logistics Agency Budi Waseso over the plan to import rice is a result o

April 1, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 1, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia once again spoke up against the singling out of palm oil, with the second round discussion on the vegetable oil – between European Union, or EU,

March 26, 2021

Tempo - March 26, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi asserted the government would not import rice until June 2021 and called for a halt to lingering arguments on rice imports.

March 24, 2021

Tempo - March 24, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ombudsman on Wednesday's press conference announced that it found potential maladministration in the country's 1.5 million tons rice i

March 17, 2021

Tempo - March 17, 2021

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The House of Representatives' (DPR) Commission VI member and Deputy Chairman of the Legislation Body (Baleg), Achmad Baidowi, questioned the government's plan to

March 14, 2021

Tempo - March 14, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Deputy Chief of House Commission IV, G.

February 11, 2021

Jakarta Globe - February 11, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia's export levy prevents palm oil from reaping enormous profits from the rising price of crude palm oil, or CPO, plantation giant Astra Agro Lestar

Tempo - February 11, 2021

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko acknowledged that the growth of palm oil plantations presented a dilemma.

February 1, 2021

Jakarta Globe - February 1, 2021

Elena Couper, Jakarta – The Indonesian palm oil industry, the biggest in the world, has suffered disruption during Covid-19.

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