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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

September 11, 2023

Reuters - September 11, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo on Monday said Indonesia has sufficient rice stock at home, seeking to allay concerns about supplies as prices of the staple hit multi-year highs due to

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 11, 2023

Jakarta – Soaring food prices have become more concerning and for rice, it is alarming.

September 10, 2023

Channel News Asia - September 10, 2023

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – When a friend asked her to do pro-bono legal work for farming communities in a number of villages across Indonesia, lawyer Helianti Hilman, who loves to travel,

September 4, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 4, 2023

Investor Daily, Jakarta – Indonesia has received a nod from the Cambodian government for the supply of 250,000 tons of rice a year, President Joko Widodo said on Monday.

September 2, 2023

Reuters - September 2, 2023

Karawang, Indonesia – Some rice plants with empty husks stand among the crop on Indonesian farmer Akma Rangga's fields in West Java, which has received barely any rain since April, and

August 31, 2023

Tempo - August 31, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo reported on the effects of extreme drought caused by El Nino in Indonesia.

August 30, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 30, 2023

Jakarta – For what it's worth, the scathing attack against President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's food estate program, from no less than the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), g

August 25, 2023

Tempo - August 25, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Former Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti responded to the plummeting price of salt by recommending the government subsidize salt.

August 19, 2023

August 15, 2023

The Star - August 15, 2023

Jakarta – The government says residents of Puncak regency, Central Papua, have returned to their normal activities following the distribution of tonnes of food aid to the area.

August 12, 2023

Tempo - August 12, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Mokhamad Suyamto, Director of Supply Chain and Public Services at the State Logistics Agency (Bulog), said importing rice is crucial to meet the needs of t

August 3, 2023

Tempo - August 3, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The government planned to build food estate in Puncak District, Central Papua, in an effort to anticipate famine caused by drought and periodic frost phenomena in the

July 31, 2023

Benar News - July 31, 2023

Tria Dianti, Jakarta – Indonesia's leader ordered the military Monday to escort food deliveries into the rebellious Papua region, where thousands face starvation amid extreme weather co

July 27, 2023

The Conversation - July 27, 2023

Tania Li and Pujo Semedi – Palm oil is found in half the products sold in supermarkets and in biofuels.

July 25, 2023

Tempo - July 25, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Researcher at Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) Mukhammad Faisol Amir said that the measures taken by the Indonesian government to combat the eff

July 24, 2023

Tempo - July 24, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Coordinator of People's Coalition for Food Security (KRKP) Said Abdullah predicted the rice price in Indonesia will soar due to the extreme weather threats

July 23, 2023

Tempo - July 23, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Head Dwikorita Karnawati warned of a threat of crop failure in rain-fed agricultural land due to El Nino

July 20, 2023

Tempo - July 20, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Bulog Public Corporation, Indonesia's logistics bureau, said it secured 750,000 tonnes of Government Food Reserve rice stocks distributed across all Bulog warehouses i

June 26, 2023

ABC News - June 26, 2023

Erwin Renaldi – The Indonesian government plans to import 1 million tonnes of rice from India in an "emergency" situation, despite Indonesia being one of the biggest rice producers in t

June 23, 2023

Jakarta Globe - June 23, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government has urged palm oil producers to report how much land they own following cases of mismatched data and plantations illegally operating in fore

June 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 22, 2023

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Increased fertilizer costs and weather-hit crops are projected to cause a global shortage in coffee production this year, which will drive up prices, but Indon

June 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – The government has agreed to import 1 million tonnes of rice from India in a move that it says is necessary to ensure a sufficient supply of the staple food amid

June 13, 2023

Macao News - June 13, 2023

Between 2018 and 2022, rice production in Timor-Leste more than doubled, while the area devoted to the crop grew by almost 47%, according to unreleased government data seen by the Portu

June 7, 2023

Tempo - June 7, 2023

Septia Ryanthie, Sukoharjo – Demand for domestic soybean seeds remains high to this day but has not been matched by sufficient soybean seed production, which was an issue that arose dur

May 22, 2023

Tempo - May 22, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Head of the National Food Agency (Bapanas) Arief Prasetyo Adi said that the recent hike in egg prices was attributable to the increase in production costs.

May 16, 2023

May 2, 2023

Jakarta Post - May 2, 2023

Edi Suhardi, Jakarta – As oil palm plantations can be a significant contributor to rural livelihoods in Indonesia, the government has been capitalizing on this commodity and strengtheni

April 11, 2023

Tempo - April 11, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan explained that his visit to Beijing, China, was aimed at seeki

Mongabay - April 11, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – When the Indonesian government announced its food estate program in 2020, it envisioned the establishment of large-scale agricultural plantations across th

April 6, 2023

Tempo - April 6, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in a press statement on Thursday elaborated on the government's reasoning behind the decision to import 2 million tons of rice

April 4, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 4, 2023

Jakarta – Given Indonesia's abundant production and surpluses of rice in the past few years, there should be no urgency in importing rice this year.

April 1, 2023

Tempo - April 1, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The National Food Agency (Bapanas) increased the Government Purchase Price (HPP) for grain and rice at the farmers' and mill levels.

March 30, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 30, 2023

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Fertilizer prices have declined in recent months after a gradual hike since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Rahmad Pribadi, the president dir

March 29, 2023

Straits Times - March 29, 2023

Arlina Arshad, Batu – As a fine drizzle fell over Indonesia's apple-growing heartland, farmer Agus Ridwan inspected dozens of clusters of white and light-pink apple blossoms on the tree

March 28, 2023

Tempo - March 28, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) on Monday highlighted the stagnant industrial production of crude palm oil or CPO in January 2023.

Tempo - March 28, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) chairperson Henry Saragih on Monday assessed that the government's decision to import 2 million tons of rice grain this

March 27, 2023

Tempo - March 27, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The Indonesian Political Economy Association (AEPI) agricultural observer Khudori on Monday assessed the government's decision to import two million tons of rice

Tempo - March 27, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has officially decided to resume rice imports.

March 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 13, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Rice, one of the most tightly regulated commodities in the country, increased in price throughout 2022, which has industry experts asking whether the protective

March 6, 2023

Tempo - March 6, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Provincial Government has cooperated with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and three universities to tackle locust swarms that

March 3, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 3, 2023

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – As the world's biggest palm oil exporter, Indonesia plans to establish the country's own crude palm oil (CPO) benchmark price by the end of this year, aiming to

March 1, 2023

Reuters - March 1, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's rice output is estimated at 13.79 million tonnes for the January to April harvest period this year, up 0.56 per cent from a year earlier, data from the country's s

February 28, 2023

Tempo - February 28, 2023

Hanifah Dwijayanti, Jakarta – A National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) steering committee member Marsudi Wahyu Kisworo on Monday said Indonesia's food security is faced with fiv

January 30, 2023

Tempo - January 30, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Out of the 215 hectares of agricultural land plots opened for the government's food estate program in North Sumatra's Humbang Hasundutan Regency, the Agric

January 18, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 18, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Rice prices continue to increase in the beginning of the year despite controversial late importation of rice and market intervention by the State Logistic

January 6, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - January 6, 2023

Manokwari, Jubi – The West Papua Provincial Government asked the entire community to anticipate a food crisis in 2023 as had been warned by President Joko Widodo and the Minister of Hom

December 30, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 30, 2022

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) chairman Arsjad Rasjid said on Wednesday that the government needs to pay more attention to its decision to i