INTRODUCTION Chili (Capsicum annuum L) and shallot (Allium ascalonicum L)are two strategic horticultural commodities that affect the Indonesian economy as their uncontrollable prices could influence the national inflation rate.  The unpredictable climate change could, to some extent,...
INTRODUCTION The Indonesian government has continually pursued efforts to stabilize food prices for the sovereignty of Indonesian food through a policy written by the Ministry of Agriculture. In 2017, the Rice Market Operation began to be regulated by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Regulation No...
INTRODUCTION As an archipelago country, Indonesia consists of approximately 7000 islands, even though only some islands are inhabited.  Largest part of population lives in 8 largest islands, namely Java, Sumatera, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Bali, Maluku, and Papua. Geographically...
Introduction As a part of Self-Sufficiency policy, the Government of Indonesia has declared to develop and rehabilitate irrigation infrastructure massively during the period of 2015-2019.  In addition to physical infrastructure development, the improvement of the management system is also...
Introduction To provide incentive to the rice farmers, the Indonesian Government has established Procurement Price at the farm gate for paddy and at the rice miller for rice.  In 2016, the procurement price for dried paddy at the farm gate was IDR 4,700/kg and for milled rice was IDR 6,000...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Agriculture