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  • A Tale of Coffee From North Sulawesi

    January 15, 2020 clip Ekuatorial

    Data shows North Sulawesi is one of the regions with the highest coffee production in Eastern Indonesia, that reaches 4.038 tons per year. However, land shrinkage and coffee price fluctuatiation, is prompting farmers to turn their back on coffee trees.

  • Tidal Floods in Central Java Put Women’s Health at Risk

    December 24, 2019

    Thousands of residents in Pekalongan City have been inundated for tens of years, living in poor sanitation, and are exposed to various diseases. Declining sanitation has the greatest impact on women. While the estimated economic losses suffered by the city in Central Java ranges from Rp 244.101 billion to Rp 492.612 billion.

  • Indonesian Journalists Gain New Understanding on How to Cover Climate Change’s Impact on Coffee

    December 06, 2019 clip Ekuatorial

    New research and experts have explain how climate change is threatening worldwide coffee production, including in Indonesia, where domestic coffee consumption is rising. But as the coffee downstream market in the country blooms, the upstream is confronting new challenges. More farmers are reporting a decline in harvest volumes and have expressed concerns for their future.

  • Riau’s Annual Fire and Smoke Calamity

    October 22, 2019 clip Ekuatorial

    Riau has announced state of emergency since February 19, 2019 while all schools in Pekanbaru have been closed since September 11, 2019, due to worsening air pollution that have reached unhealthy levels. While the Riau Regional Disaster Management Agency noted, for the period from January 1 to October 6, 2019, the total area of ​​land burned in Riau had reached 9,120.5 hectares.

  • Deforestation in Halmahera Paves Way for Palm Oil Industry

    October 11, 2019

    The expansion of private oil palm plantation in Gane Dalam, Halmahera is inevitable. Some residents choose to stay on the remaining land they have. Some of them sold their land and become labourers on the plantation. While environmentalists ask the government to review permits and policies that are deemed as not in favour of the local community.


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