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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

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