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February 13, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 13, 2024

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The Association of Indonesian Retailers (Aprindo) has reported a scarcity of premium-quality rice across the country amid a spike in demand and a delayed harvest

February 6, 2024

Tempo - February 6, 2024

Annisa Febiola, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said that the government has raised the fertilizer subsidy budget by Rp14 trillion.

February 5, 2024

The Conversation - February 5, 2024

Zannie Langford – Indonesia, the world's second-largest seaweed producer, plans to introduce a nationwide export ban on seaweed, following a ban at a provincial level in 2022.

January 30, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 30, 2024

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – The increased distribution of subsidized fertilizer has done little to improve agricultural production in the country, industry players and experts say, noting

January 27, 2024

Tempo - January 27, 2024

Irsyan Hasyim (Contributor), Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) denied the Ministry of Agriculture's claim that the food estate project in Central Kalimantan, ni

January 25, 2024

Mongabay - January 25, 2024

Jaya Barends, Buru Island, Indonesia – At the beginning of November last year, Tamami's rice field lay vacant except for a herd of cattle grazing on the land.

January 24, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 24, 2024

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Indonesia needs to increase its sugar production by almost 300 percent from the current amount by 2030 if the country wants to achieve self-sufficiency, includ

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 24, 2024

Jakarta – Food and energy, two resources crucial to our national stability, were rightly included on the list of topics for the second vice presidential debate on Sunday.

January 22, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 22, 2024

Mita Amalia Hapsari, Jakarta – Presidential Staff Office Coordinator Ari Dwipayana has refuted statements made by vice-presidential candidates Mohammad Mahfud MD and Muhaimin Iskandar,

January 20, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 20, 2024

Monique Handa Shafira, Garut, West Java – The Indonesian government plans to import another 3 million tons of rice this year, the same amount it bought from international markets last y

January 19, 2024

Tempo - January 19, 2024

Adinda Jasmine Prasetyo, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) accused the government of failing to pursue food sovereignty as rice imports continue to rise every year.

January 17, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 17, 2024

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has decided to raise the portion of its state budget for fertilizer subsidy, one of the Joko "Jokowi" Widodo administration's la

Tabloid Jubi - January 17, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – Jean Hendrik Rollo, the Head of the Food Security and Agriculture Department in Jayapura City, expressed the need to promote modern agriculture to increase interest, pa

January 15, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 15, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Indonesia witnessed a dramatic surge in rice imports, reaching 3.06 million tons in 2023.

January 12, 2024

Tabloid Jubi - January 12, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – Farmers in Jayapura City are expressing concerns over the availability and cost of fertilizers.

Tempo - January 12, 2024

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – State Logistics Agency (Bulog) president director Bayu Krisnamurthi said that the government agreed to assign them with importing 2 million tons of rice th

January 5, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 5, 2024

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has acknowledged that cutting the country's reliance on rice imports has proven to be difficult task, as he defended his governm

January 4, 2024

Mongabay - January 4, 2024

Themmy Doaly, Batutegi Forest, Indonesia – Like millions of small farmers across Indonesia, Sri Atmiatun's family has shouldered higher fertilizer prices, cost-of-living hikes, and incr

January 3, 2024

Reuters - January 3, 2024

Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – Indonesia's rice output in January and February this year is estimated at 2.25 million metric tons, agriculture ministry data showed on Wednesday, a 46.3

December 28, 2023

Mongabay - December 28, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Since its inception in 2017, the Jakarta-based Sustainable District Association, or LTKL, has brought together district governments and other stakeholders

December 24, 2023

Tempo - December 24, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Head of the National Food Agency (Bapanas), Arief Prasetyo Adi, stated that rice and sugar imports from India had been hampered due to the country's policy restriction

December 21, 2023

Tempo - December 21, 2023

Defara Dhanya, Ihsan Reliubun, Jakarta – A member of running presidential pair Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar's winning team Wijayanto Samirin claimed that the government's food estat

December 16, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 16, 2023

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) anticipates that palm oil production in Indonesia and Malaysia, major contributors to the global mar

December 14, 2023

Reuters - December 14, 2023

Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – Indonesia has ordered the military to help farmers plant rice as severe drought has reduced output of the staple in Southeast Asia's most populous countr

December 13, 2023

Tempo - December 13, 2023

Antara, Pekalongan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo pledged to immediately increase fertilizer subsidies in response to the shortage of the commodity being complained about by farmers.

December 12, 2023

Antara News - December 12, 2023

Yashinta Difa P, Resinta Sulistiyandari, Jakarta – The government is preparing one million hectares of land in Papua for investors interested in building sugar factories to help Indones

December 8, 2023

Tempo - December 8, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas) said the number of regions vulnerable to food insecurity decreased from 74 regencies/cities in 2022 to 68 regencies/citi

Tabloid Jubi - December 8, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Activists representing Greenpeace, the Central Kalimantan Legal Aid Institute, Save Our Borneo, and the Indonesian Forum for the Environment in Central Kalimantan have

December 6, 2023

Tempo - December 6, 2023

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The National Food Agency's (Bapanas) director of food availability, Budi Waryanto, confirmed that Indonesia is ranked 63rd out of 113 countries in ter

November 26, 2023

Tempo - November 26, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Agriculture Ministry has strengthened cooperation in the agriculture sector with Timor Leste's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Forest

November 19, 2023

Tempo - November 19, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Agriculture Ministry affirmed that it is focusing on increasing the production of national strategic commodities to reduce imports due to the El Nino

November 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 13, 2023

Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas) is expecting a two-month delay in next year's harvest due to an extended drought nationwide caused by El Nino, with a projection that

November 11, 2023

Tempo - November 11, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Minister of Agriculture Andi Amran Sulaiman stated that the government readied the development of a sugar factory in Merauke, Papua.

November 9, 2023

Macao News - November 9, 2023

The Timorese government, together with the World Food Program (WFP) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), issued an urgent food security alert on Tuesday, according to rep

November 7, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - November 7, 2023

Wamena, Jubi – In three districts within Yahukimo Regency, Mountainous Papua, hundreds of residents have been grappling with hunger since August due to crop failures.

November 3, 2023

Tempo - November 3, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Indonesian Agriculture Minister Andi Amran Sulaiman expressed his optimism that the country will become the world's food barn by 2028.

November 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 1, 2023

Jakarta – Since February, about 15,000 people in Papua have been affected by famine, Amuma district in Yahukimo regency being the most affected area, with 23 deaths by October.

October 27, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - October 27, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Polica has provided four tons of rice and instant noodles to the Amuma District community in Yahukimo Regency, Mountainous Papua Province.

UCA News - October 27, 2023

Church groups in Indonesia's Christian-majority Papua region joined the government to provide food aid to hundreds of indigenous people hit by famine because of crop failure.

October 26, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – A months-long famine in Papua Highlands province's Yahukimo regency has killed at least 23 residents, forcing the government to scramble to provide disaster relie

October 19, 2023

Tempo - October 19, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas) responded to the maladministration findings from the Ombudsman regarding garlic imports.

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – In an effort to encourage domestic production, the Agriculture Ministry plans to reduce garlic imports next year by roughly 40 percent.

October 13, 2023

Mongabay - October 13, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Nearly half of oil palm plantations in Indonesia's Riau province, the heartland of the commodity's production, is illegal, according to a new report.

October 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Indonesia needed to import another 1.5 million tonnes of rice to anticipate a poor harvest due to the El Nino weather

Tempo - October 10, 2023

Daniel A. Fajri, Ihsan Reliubun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will resume the development of the Food Estate in Merauke, Papua.

October 2, 2023

Tempo - October 2, 2023

Magang Kji, Jakarta – Presidential contender of the Indonesia Onward Coalition, Prabowo Subianto, asserted that Indonesia must achieve self-sufficiency in the food, energy, and water se

September 21, 2023

Tempo - September 21, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The head of the advocacy department at the Palm Oil Farmers Union (SPKS) Marselinus Andy criticized the government's plan of bleaching or pardoning the 3.3

September 20, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 20, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The government, in an attempt to rein in rising rice prices, has employed various instruments such as social assistance (Bansos) programs and market opera

September 15, 2023

Agence-France Presse - September 15, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia recorded a large increase in rice imports in the first eight months this year compared to the same period last year, the statistics agency said Friday, as Southeast