Indonesia

INTRODUCTION The Indonesian government is seeking to improve the national economy to ensure economic welfare. Based on the principle of Pancasila’s social justice, the government has begun to reform old programs as well as implementing new ones to strive for equality and improvement for small...
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INTRODUCTION With the total population predicted to reach 318.9 million in 2045, one of the pressing challenges for Indonesia is to meet demand for rice as staple food. On the other hand, the capacity to produce sufficient food is threatened due to limited natural resources (particularly land...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Agriculture
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Introduction According to the Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Agriculture from 2015-2019, the primary focus of agricultural development is to achieve food sovereignity and farmers welfare.  The corresponding strategic goals consist of: (a) to achieve self sufficiency on rice, corn,...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Overview
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ABSTRACT Rice is one of the strategic commodities in Indonesia. Government intervention plays a significant role in Indonesian rice economy. A large input subsidy was delivered to rice farmers. Price policies were introduced annually. However, in Indonesia, rice is currently produced at the...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Overview
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INTRODUCTION Recent dynamics of global economic development revealed the importance of agricultural competitiveness improvement.  The need for improving agricultural competitiveness will be even more imperative for Indonesia because of its large and growing population, which was estimated...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Agribusiness
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