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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

December 29, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 29, 2022

The Star, Bogor, West Java – Ten Indonesian universities will survey alimentary resources across the archipelago in the coming year as part of the government's food security program.

December 26, 2022

Channel News Asia - December 26, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Indonesian Maria Loretha used to study law at a university in East Java.

December 24, 2022

Tempo - December 24, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan said the government has decided to import 991,000 tons of white crystal sugar or consumption sugar.

December 21, 2022

Tempo - December 21, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo issued a statement regarding the country's rice production which comes as a direct response to a report by Worl

December 20, 2022

Tempo - December 20, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) in a written statement on Monday argues that the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) has exposed its weak management of natio

December 18, 2022

Associated Press - December 18, 2022

Victoria Milko and Andi Jatmiko, Jatiluwih, Indonesia – Far from Bali's beaches and hotels, farmer I Ketut Jata stands on a mountainside, staring at terraced land that is too dry to gro

December 12, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 12, 2022

Jakarta – Each time the government rolls out a plan to import rice, the public reacts with resistance.

December 7, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 7, 2022

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Rice prices have been increasing lately as traders and the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) reported depleting rice stocks.

Tempo - December 7, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) head of national strategic studies Mujahid Widian on Tuesday lamented the irony in the rice import conducted by the gove

November 29, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 29, 2022

Herman, Jakarta – State logistics agency Bulog considers buying rice from other countries because stock in its warehouses has dropped to just half of the government's targeted emergency

November 22, 2022

Tempo - November 22, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Head of the Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) chairperson Hendry Saragih in a statement to Tempo on Tuesday voiced strong rejection against the governm

November 15, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 15, 2022

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Food insecurity has become one of the most talked about issues on the global stage as the staple food supply chain continues to be disrupted by the war in Ukrain

Tempo - November 15, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri (Majalah Tempo), Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto highlighted food security issues in Global Food Security Forum, held on the sidelines of this

November 5, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 5, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Bali – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association or Gapki has projected that palm oil prices would decline in 2023 amid forecasts of global economic recession.

Tempo - November 5, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is planning to plant 700,000 hectares worth of sugarcane, which will be carried out by state-owned plantation firm PT Perke

November 2, 2022

Eurasia Review - November 2, 2022

Sulthan Haidar Dziban – The agricultural sector is one of the most important and most strategic sectors for the survival of a country, without food the country could be in a position of

October 28, 2022

Tempo - October 28, 2022

Defara Dhanya Paramitha (Bisnis), Jakarta – The official recommendation issued by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs which green lights the imports of 500,000 tons of sugar

October 26, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – A research team from the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) has developed three varieties of winged-bean – locally known as kecipir – as potential leg

October 15, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - October 15, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Head of Jayapura City Food Security and Agriculture Office Jean Hendrik Rollo said about 21,000 ha of land in the city has the potential for agricultural development to

October 7, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2022

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has urged his ministers to scale up the country's food estate megaproject to boost agricultural productivity, even as te

October 2, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 2, 2022

Jakarta – Leading plantation firm Astra Agro Lestari (AAL) denied allegations that it has committed environmental destruction, human rights violations, and land grabs that led food and

September 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 23, 2022

Jakarta – A group of fifth graders, who go to the elementary school SDN 2 Cisaat in Sukabumi, recently went on a school trip to Kampung Papisangan to learn more about eco-friendly farmi

August 26, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 26, 2022

Jakarta – There is a good reason why President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo did not make more of a meal out of Indonesia's rice self-sufficiency achievements over the past three years.

August 15, 2022

Tempo - August 15, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia has received an award from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for its achievement in reaching rice self-sufficiency and for improving its food security

August 5, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - August 5, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Head of the Papua Agriculture and Food Agency Semuel Siriwa encourages the people of Lanny Jaya Regency to change the cycle of planting and harvesting sweet potatoes.

July 31, 2022

Jakarta Post - July 31, 2022

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Lumajang– State-owned plantation-firm PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) and Yogyakarta-based Gadjah Mada University (UGM) have started a trial intercrop soybean and s

July 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 19, 2022

Jakarta – Shares of Indonesian-listed palm oil producers rallied Monday after the government dropped export levies on all palm oil products and their derivatives until August 31, 2022.

July 15, 2022

Reuters - July 15, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia's palm oil industry is urging authorities to ease export restrictions and taxes so it can sell produce that risks going to waste, as an upcoming harvest season is li

July 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 13, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Primus Dorimulu, Jakarta – Indonesia on Wednesday delivered the first shipment of chicken carcasses to Singapore which has very strict regulations on imported food a

July 7, 2022

New Mandala - July 7, 2022

Yassar Aulia and Sayyidatiihayaa Afra – Pressured to solve the ongoing cooking oil crisis in Indonesia, President Joko Widodo reshuffled his cabinet and appointed Zulkifli Hasan to repl

July 5, 2022

Tempo - July 5, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (Apkasindo) chairperson Gulat Manurung on Monday responded to an issue that had gone viral on the internet where Indone

June 30, 2022

ABC News - June 30, 2022

Stephanie Sinclair, Daniel Fitzgerald and Belinda Varischetti – Indonesia has begun a national vaccine rollout for FMD but the disease continues to spread, with more than 200,000 cases

June 23, 2022

Tempo - June 23, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Palm Oil Farmers Association (Apkasindo) on Wednesday claims that they found cases where palm oil farmers are starting to show mental health problems ca

June 13, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 13, 2022

Jakarta – The overall audit that Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan ordered last week for the whole upstream and downstream palm oil industry should

June 1, 2022

Mongabay - June 1, 2022

Last week, Mongabay, BBC News and The Gecko Project released a joint investigation into a scheme that was intended to help lift millions of Indonesians out of poverty and

May 31, 2022

Mongabay - May 31, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A court in Indonesia has dismissed lawsuits filed by two palm oil companies against a district head who revoked their permits over various violations.

May 16, 2022

Straits Times - May 16, 2022

Pasuruan, Indonesia (Reuters) – As dark clouds gather in the morning sky, Indonesian apple farmer Ali Akhbar hurries to finish spraying pesticides onto his trees before yet another afte

Al Jazeera - May 16, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesia, the world's largest producer of palm oil, has struggled with rising prices and low stocks of cooking oil amid a surge in global prices of

May 4, 2022

Mongabay - May 4, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Lawmakers in Indonesia are pressing the government to uncover the true scale of illegal oil palm plantations in the country, following the revelation that

April 4, 2022

Jakarta Post - April 4, 2022

Suryo Wiyono (360info), Bogor – By 2063 there will be no professional farmers in Indonesia, according to the country's National Development Planning Agency.

April 3, 2022

Tempo - April 3, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Head of the Research Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) Felippa Ann Amanta accentuated the importance of directing policies to optimize diversification of the

March 8, 2022

Mongabay - March 8, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – The establishment of large-scale agriculture under the Indonesian government's "food estate" program is harming local farmers in Sumatra, a study has found

February 9, 2022

Australian Financial Review - February 9, 2022

Emma Connors and Natalia Santi, Singapore/Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo's government started the year with a ban on coal exports and now it has ordered palm oil producers t

January 28, 2022

Bloomberg News - January 28, 2022

Eko Listiyorini – Indonesia's palm oil exports may drop by just 1 million tons this year, according to a top industry group, a sign that the government's latest policy to cool prices wi

Reuters - January 28, 2022

Bernadette Christina Munthe and Fransiska Nangoy, Jakarta – Indonesia has imposed a rule starting Thursday for a mandatory portion of palm oil to be sold domestically at a maximum price

January 11, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 11, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that 222 illegal palm oil corporations have been granted amnesty or in other words they can continue operating despite no