Australia is now the only country in the world with a permit to export feed grain to Indonesia after the ratification of a preferred trade agreement between the two countries earlier this week.
ITS has established an interdisciplinary research centre that will unite research related to agriculture, food and biotechnology.
Concerns that coronavirus could lead to a halt in those shipments has spurred an almost 70% surge in garlic prices in the capital Jakarta in just one week.
China and Indonesia have both used integrated rural development policies as part or their overall poverty-reduction programmes, yet they have achieved two very different outcomes.
The world is facing a major food crisis where both obesity and hunger are rising in the context of rapidly changing environments. Alternative food sources such as seaweed could be a possible solution.
You’re reading this with a cup of coffee in your hand, aren’t you? Coffee is the most popular drink in many parts of the world. Americans drink more coffee than soda, juice and tea — combined.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries increases a seaweed production target in 2020 to 10.99 million tonnes, from 9.9 million tonnes in 2019.
The resurgence of tensions between Indonesia and China in the South China Sea is a development to monitor in 2020, for it has broader implications for Australia and its partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
A report by the environmental group Greenpeace highlights harrowing testimonies from Indonesian migrant workers about dire conditions on board foreign distant-water fishing vessels.
Indonesia’s military has stepped up naval and aerial patrols of the Natuna Sea area because of a rising number of Chinese fishing vessels.
Indonesia’s Supreme Court has struck down a regulation that allowed activities by plantation companies in protected forest areas.
The eight fisheries engaged in the process come from various parts of the Indonesian archipelago.
Hoping to help improve the yield of small-scale farmers, three researchers decided to figure out what kind of creatures pollinate the durians in Sulawesi, a large island at the center of Indonesia.
“The Indonesian market is very dynamic, as customers make different choices over time, creating a repertoire of products” PT Nestlé Indonesia president director Dharnesh Gordhon said.