The Indonesian government is forging ahead with a plan to create huge national food estates in the provinces of North Sumatra and Central Kalimantan despite concern from scientists over their viability.
The Indonesian government is forging ahead with a plan to create huge national food estates in two provinces despite concern from scientists over their viability.
One night, not long after I arrived in Sydney in 2007, my mum told me her friend had given us some lontong for dinner. I jumped at the chance of eating something familiar from home: a compressed roll of rice wrapped in banana leaves, boiled, and cut up into small compact cakes.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reasserted its commitment to supporting Indonesia’s food security programs in its recently released 2021-2025 Country Strategic Plan (CSP).
An online food delivery platform inspired by a home-made puff pastries business is connecting Indonesian restaurants, caterers, home-based food businesses and delivery drivers with customers in the community who traditionally rely on word of mouth recommendations while choosing where to buy their food from.
Among those making up the grain harvest receivals team at the Australian silo site in northern NSW, are Indonesian workers Tantan Mukti and Caecilia Chanata.
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).