An outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Indonesia threatens to disrupt a ritual of slaughtering animals to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha this year.
Foot-and-mouth disease, a contagious viral disease for cattle, sheep, goats and pigs, resurfaced in Indonesia in May after the country had been declared free of it for over 30 years.
Several countries have asked Indonesia for rice, hoping the world’s third-largest producer of the grain can help them overcome shortages at home, but experts and farmers see little chance of Indonesia becoming a major exporter in the foreseeable future.
Loaded with a mix of fresh chilli, ginger, garlic, onion and shrimp paste, blachan is a popular relish across Australia’s far north.
Thousands of visitors queued in front of food stalls in Sydney, being served dishes such as nasi padang, ayam penyet, Indonesian style meatballs, to instant noodle-flavored ice cream.
An AIBC seminar in Melbourne, “Indonesia: It’s time to take a fresh look”, discussed agribusiness, food and opportunities for trade and investment.
The most recent policy forum between the Australia-Indonesia Centre and government and industry leaders in South Sulawesi has taken a close look at the latest seaweed research as they consider ways to sustainably boost the industry.
Zulkifli Hasan’s long experience in the field will come in handy in the discharge of his duties as Trade Minister, especially for maintaining the availability of staple foods in the community, President Joko Widodo has said.
While the pandemic has shown signs of easing, followed by an expected economic rebound, the possible food crisis will be another global Read more
Changing nature of Asian trade presents digital economy opportunity for Australia, says Jakarta-based analyst
The digital economy, commodities and international trade in Southeast Asia were discussed during a webinar organised by the Asia Society.
An Indonesian farm-to-table e-commerce start-up that gives fishermen direct access to global consumers, fetching fair prices for their catch, has become a multi-million company, working with more than 26,000 fishermen across 150 fishing communities.
Located in one of the coolest suburbs of Richmond, two Indonesians Barry Susanto and Erwin Chandra bring the warmth of the warung kopi (Indonesian coffee joint) to Warkop Melbourne, a coffee and sandwich shop.
Indonesia is dealing with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which affects cattle, sheep, pigs and goats.
The Australian government has offered Indonesia financial support to secure a vaccine to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
Indonesia can position itself as a prominent player in international environmentally sustainable tourism.