Environmental groups say a legal crackdown against the people and companies behind fires in small plantations has disproportionately fallen on individual farmers.
Seaweed farmers’ flexibility makes Indonesia a major player in global markets, but there is more work to be done
Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of the gel-containing seaweeds known as hydrocolloid seaweeds. Unlike food seaweeds, produced mainly in China, South Korea, North Korea and Japan, hydrocolloid seaweeds are used to extract gels used in a range of applications, including as a thickener in food processing and as a biomaterial for pharmaceutical applications.
The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) has called on all concerned stakeholders to help the government achieve its target of 250 percent increase in shrimp export value by 2024.
PAIR researchers are analysing South Sulawesi’s seaweed industry to better understand its drivers, value chain, impact on over 35,000 coastal households, and effects of COVID-19.
The growth was fuelled by the second rice grand harvest and high demand for fruits, vegetables, and plantation commodities, including cocoa, rubber, cloves, and tobacco
Since Susi Pudjiastuti left her post atop the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries in 2019, the nation’s fisheries policy has undergone major changes.
Applying technology in the agtech sector should take into account the large share of smallholder farmers in Indonesia, their farming system and their institutional or group structures at the local levels, said Scott Waldron from the University of Queensland.
Indonesia was ranked 70th out of 117 qualifying countries by the Global Hunger Index in 2019, and the pandemic threatens to make Read more
Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences trains vocational school students in Madura to process fishery products properly
One of the goals of the university is to apply the Tri Dharma of Higher Education. One of them is community service (pengmas).
We discuss Indonesia’s recent progress on poverty reduction, and the findings of a recent study on deprivation in remote eastern provinces.
Self-sufficiency in food, sometimes via ambitious projects, has long been a target for Indonesian politicians, given the country is a top importer of wheat and rice.
An AIC research program looks into the challenges that face rural young people in South Sulawesi forced to return home due to COVID-19.
The climate in South East Asian countries makes it impossible to simply replicate packaging used in Europe, and more research is now underway.
IPB University’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Resources Studies (CCORS) has developed a range of food and drink products containing the micro marine algae spirulina.
Amid exacerbated systemic social and economic inequalities, there is renewed interest in sustainable investing and creating positive change for the world’s poorest.