While the idea of a government database to determine food availability may be new in Indonesian food trade, and may actually help streamline the process by cutting out the step of import recommendation, it is an old one in the history of food crisis, hunger, and the conceptual development of food security.
With an eye to becoming one of the top-five economies by 2045, Indonesia is developing its infrastructure rapidly and its young people are witnessing these changes on a daily basis.
The project is part of CSIRO’s Ending Plastic Waste Mission, through which it aims to reduce plastic waste entering the environment by 80% by 2030.
Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo emphasised the Indonesian government’s strong commitment to supporting climate resilience under nationally determined contributions at COP 26 in Glasgow. This commitment is manifest in Indonesia’s Low Carbon and Climate Resilience 2050 roadmap.
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1 March launched a new $1.3 million partnership, Plastics Innovation Hub Indonesia, to work with Indonesia to tackle plastic pollution in the Indo-Pacific.
The Indonesian government this week confirmed lumpy skin disease had been found in 31 villages on the island of Sumatra
A new paper takes a look at how effective restrictions by consumer countries are likely to be on influencing positive change in producer countries.
Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel under a law introduced last year that banned the export of some plastic waste, the environment minister’s office said, prompting accusations from critics of hypocrisy.
An Indonesian palm oil company stripped of its permit at the start of the year has since been actively clearing forest in its concession.
Although she’s lived all her life near her community’s ancestral forest, Haeriah didn’t learn about the forest growing up because for several generations her community didn’t control it.
Our study of young environmental activists in Indonesia found that Muslim youth activists based their environmentalism firmly on their knowledge of Islam.
An elusive Indonesian crocodile, which has swum around with a motorcycle tyre stuck around its neck for six years, has finally been freed by an animal lover on the island of Sulawesi.
Bandung-born artist Arahmaiani is known for using her art and activism to fight for the environment, as well as in helping local communities to apply traditional methods and wisdoms to develop sustainable farms.
What targets has the Indonesian government set for itself, how were these targets formulated, and did they change as a result of COP-26? Is the government united in its response to climate change? And does Indonesia have the capacity to implement its climate change response framework?
A recent analysis of the legal wildlife trade in the last 46 years puts Indonesia, a biodiversity hotspot in Southeast Asia, among the top 10 exporters of live animals.
Haunted by trauma, survivors of the deadly Mount Semeru eruption earlier this month in Lumajang, East Java, are hoping for a relocation of their settlement to avert recurrent danger.