Peatlands in South Sumatra will be used for agriculture and plantations

Source: Kumparan (Urban ID)Date: February 7, 2022 URBAN ID - The Provincial Government of South Sumatra (Sumsel) will use peatland as agricultural and plantation land, because peatland in South Sumatra is the second largest on the island of Sumatra with an area of 25 to 35 percent of the total ...

ACB calls for collective action to curb wetland degradation

 Source: ANTARADate: February 3, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The ASEAN Center for Biological Diversity (ACB) calls for collective action to curb the degradation of the precious ecosystem of wetlands to support people's health and livelihoods on World Wetlands Day. Executive Director of the ASEAN Ce...

Pana Village residents, NTT, now enjoy clean water: crop yields increased

Source: ANTARADate: January 20, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Residents of Pana village in Timor Tengah Selatan Regency (TTS), East Nusa Tenggara Province, can now enjoy clean water thanks to the construction of a water pump by the Regional Military Command (Kodam) IX/Udayana. The construction of this wat...

Climate-smart agriculture is critical for combating climate change

Source: ANTARADate: January 14, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Innovations, such as Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), are crucial in the fight against climate change to secure production in the agricultural sector, according to Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo.Limpo made the statement at the Organiz...

Indonesia, one of the world's major agricultural producers

"Indonesia is an agrarian country," you must have heard about that a lot, right? However, as an agrarian country, Indonesia still face some tough challenges in this sector. Are you curious? Swipe left to read more! We have learned about the challenges of the Indonesian agricultural sector from the p...

FAO Supports Indonesia in Transforming Agri-Food System

Source: TEMPODate: October 15, 2021. TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative to Indonesia, Rajendra Aryal, presented his credentials to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi on September 13. At th online meeting, he rea...

Why Indonesia’s rice paddy expansion is raising climate concerns

Source: The Christian Science MonitorDate: May 20, 2021. By canoe, it's a 20-minute ride from the nearest village to the last piece of paradise in the heart of Borneo. The destination is a small research station in a tropical forest that is home to orangutans, proboscis monkeys, majestic hornbills, ...

Australia Seeks to Bolster Agricultural Trade to Indonesia

Source: Jakarta GlobeDate: 15 February 2021 After a year of bushfires, floods, and drought, the Australian agricultural industry is on the road to recovery. One of the countries that will play a major role in helping heal this industry is Australia's biggest neighbor, Indonesia. Several factors may ...