It would be prudent to investigate how native grasses grow and produce seed, to better understand how current farming practices might be improved.
Local fishers have opposed the Sulawesi development, saying it will damage the ecosystem that they depend on for their livelihood.
Start-ups with a focus on technology related to F&B supply chains and alternative protein product development are in the strongest positions to attract investments in the post-COVID-19 era across the Asia Pacific region.
Australian feed grain growers now enjoy sole foreign access to Indonesia and an open and transparent quota filling system under IA-CEPA.
With uncertainty lying ahead, many people are having to rethink their long-term approach to feeding themselves.
Australia and Indonesia have finally ratified a bilateral Free Trade Agreement but cold chain issues and live cattle disputes are clearly still holding food trade back.
At least nine fishing communities have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) making them the first small-scale fisheries in Indonesia to receive the global recognition.
In the pandemic period, some things which should be considered are inventory management, collaborative supply, lowest possible cost, and also financial strategy.
It is necessary to use the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the baseline for the country’s outbreak recovery efforts.
As we work to meet the immediate food challenges, consideration must be given to whether sustainability, climate change and sustainable development goals will remain focal points.
Indonesia’s wildlife markets are “like a cafeteria for animal pathogens,” but they have resisted efforts to close even as China has shut its own markets over coronavirus fears.
The startup connects farmers, suppliers, and consumers through its network of agents to bring fresh products to households. Its agents, or mitras, are mostly housewives who earn extra income through the service.