Pemerintah memasukkan program food estate dalam Program Strategis Nasional (PSN) 2020-2024. Pro dan kontra menyelimuti langkah pemerintah tersebut. Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan melihat perlunya penyamaan definisi food estate, keterbukaan perencanaan, dan optimalisasi lahan pertanian yand sudah ada.
According to data from local authority, about 230 kilometres of the 633 kilometre coastline in Bali has been lost to erosion. Development and impacts of climate change have also contributed. Bali administration has built embankments among other actions but experts fear these efforts are only temporary solutions.
Almost all cases of natural disasters that have occurred were caused by poor spatial management. Indonesia needs to reevaluate land use, types of users, spatial patterns, and permit processes, and rebuild on the principle of protecting and prospering the people.
Journalist Markus Makur looks closer at how women in Manggarai turn to family farming and entrepreneurship to survive thair flailing economy, following large scale social distancing regulation put in place by the local government, to curb the spread of the Novel Corona virus.
The effort to reach 100 percent electrification in Indonesia has been at a great cost both for state-owned PLN, and private energy companies. Norman Harsono of The Jakarta Post reached out to these companies to learn more about their impediments.
Unified by a sense of loss of when they no longer hear birds chirping, villagers of Jatimulyo, with invitations and discussions carried out by village officials and farmer groups who care about the environment, slowly changed their behavior.
In the 1960s, Indonesia’s Bandung experienced a textile boom that brought prosperity and jobs to the area. Today, locals complain of endemic pollution and health problems linked to unscrupulous factories dumping their waste in the city’s waterways.
Chemical pollution, siltation and agriculture waste have made West Java’s longest river one of the world’s dirtiest. Those working on its banks say efforts are being made to clean it up. But will they turn the tide?
Mass media plays a huge role in pushing transition towards the use of renewable energy in Indonesia. However, more in-depth knowledge of this sector is needed, and there remain political, social, and economical pressure in many newsrooms in the country.
The Al-Ittifaq Islamic boarding school has become a model of how a religious institution can achieve self-sufficiency in the food sector through farming. Not only cultivating food for its students, but Al-Ittifaq has even been able to distribute its agricultural products to traditional markets and supermarkets.