Food security and safety

INTRODUCTION Indonesia experienced the highest inflation rate among Southeast Asian countries in 2013, jumping from 3.8% in 2011 to 8.3% by the end of 2013 (Monexnews, 2014). This has resulted in instability of food prices, exacerbating the situation of low-income households’ economic well-being...
Introduction In 2015, the MoA launched a campaign on grain yield growth and green development in Northeastern China, Northwestern and Southwestern China, and regions along the Yellow River. Huaihe River and Haihe River, as well as the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River. The ministry...
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 After the EU fipronil scandal on 11th of August 2017, the Council of Agriculture (COA) started to collect eggs from all layer farms on 19th of August. 3% of 1451 farms are contaminated with fipronil. 1.57 million eggs are destroyed or used as fertilizers. Taiwan’s eggs market...
Introduction Indonesia is a large country in terms of population and geography and has the potential to become a food supplier for the world in the coming decades. Just recently, Indonesia’s Minister of Agriculture urged his government to promote the food program in the country to the World Food...