“Indonesia has always held a special place for me and I am thrilled that it is my first overseas destination since I became Australia’s minister for climate change and energy,” writes Chris Bowen.
Environment officials from the Group of 20 met at Bali for talks on climate action and the global impact of the war in Ukraine, with Indonesia’s environment minister saying the world is already facing a climate crisis.
Bountiful crops have been planted by Mbah Gimbal, who once sold illegal firearms but now shares the principles of permaculture in one of Indonesia’s poorest regions.
The IndOz Conference 2022 in Brisbane featured discussions about energy, education, digital economy and health and carried the theme of “stronger together”.
Indonesia will expand its marine protected area coverage to 325,000 square kilometers (125,000 square miles) by the end of this decade, or 10% of its total territorial waters, the fisheries ministry says.
Grassroots initiatives in several Indonesian cities have sprung up aimed at achieving food security through urban and family farming.
Indonesia’s president said Thursday that his government is considering imposing a tax on nickel exports this year to increase revenue and promote higher-value local manufacturing.
Indonesia has deployed more than 20 helicopters to six fire-prone provinces in Sumatra and Kalimantan as a pre-emptive measure, after small-scale forest and plantation fires appeared in the past week.
The Alva One motorcycle, classified as a battery electric vehicle (BEV), will be produced in a manufacturing plant in Cikarang, West Java, which has an annual output of 100,000 vehicles.
East Java’s biggest dairy farm is owned by Greenfields Indonesia, a company established by a group of Australian and Indonesian entrepreneurs. The farm, with 16,000 cattle, has implemented strict biosecurity measures, despite no cases of the virus being detected there.
Efforts to save the Sumatran elephant have been hamstrung by the Indonesian government’s delay in releasing an updated conservation plan, which includes the latest population estimates.
Australia announces $10 million in funding for Indonesia to help stop spread of foot and mouth disease
Australian agriculture Minister Murray Watt has announced $10 million in funding for Indonesia to help stop the spread of foot and mouth disease.