Women can be the drivers of change in their local communities and lead the implementation of new sustainability and development initiatives according to a new study.
The lead researchers for the Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research (PAIR) seaweed project have presented their findings to senior officials in three Indonesian government departments.
Indonesia is one of the countries that use gastro diplomacy to promote Indonesian things such as rendang, even though Indonesia is relatively new in implementing gastro diplomacy.
Continued carbon emissions would significantly reduce rice and coffee production in Indonesia — one of the world’s top producers of both crops — according to a study.
Indonesia says that the imported vaccines are insufficient to create herd immunity against the foot-and-mouth disease that suddenly returned in May.
The Ministry of Industry’s director general of agro-industry Putu Juli Ardika on Wednesday said the food and beverage industry is able to act as an economic cushion during times of crisis.
Indonesia’s Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry is preparing four seaweed industrialisation zones to capitalise on the potential of seaweed commodities, an official has said.
The Indonesian government has launched a program that will pay thousands of traditional fishers to collect plastic trash from the sea as part of wider efforts to cut marine plastic waste by 70 per cent by 2025.
The community-focused seaweed farming organisation MARI Oceans has entered a funding partnership with leading impact investors Deliberate Capital and the Swiss Re Foundation, to enhance current seaweed farming practices in Indonesia.
Worsening climate change adds pressure to food production, and agriculture is a major cause of greenhouse gas emissions.
It has taken mere months for food security to go from a priority, according to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, to prospective regional crisis. Nowhere is this more evident than in Indonesia’s precariously managed foot and mouth disease outbreak.
Indonesia is not a wheat producer. However, there is actually research that has been running for more than two decades to develop tropical wheat in Indonesia.
The first shipment of one million foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine doses supplied by the Australian Government has arrived in Indonesia. The doses will be distributed by Indonesian authorities to ensure they are delivered to the areas most in need.
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.