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Bird’s nest boom

Bird’s nest boom

Indonesia’s efforts to supply delicacies to China are evolving in surprising directions

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Overprotection is not the answer

Overprotection is not the answer

Food self-sufficiency in Indonesia is a valid problem but so far the government has only provided counterproductive solutions

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Campaigning for agrarian reform

Campaigning for agrarian reform

Rahmat Ajiguna talks to Eve Warburton about the need to make farmers the centre of food security in Indonesia

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Feeding Indonesia

Feeding Indonesia

Food security is an urgent policy problem in Indonesia but opinions are divided about how best to feed the poorest and most vulnerable

Thushara Dibley and Eve Warburton

Indonesia is a country with a rapidly expanding middle class and a growing economy. Its neighbours are taking more notice, and Indonesia now plays a pivotal role in regional politics. Yet for many Indonesians, the daily task of feeding their families can be a real challenge. Even with government subsidies, Indonesia has the most expensive rice in the region. The government's commitment to reducing heavy fuel subsidies is expected to impact the price and accessibility of rice and other basic foodstuffs. Poor families are the most vulnerable in this situation.

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Rethinking Indonesia’s beef self-sufficiency agenda

Rethinking Indonesia’s beef self-sufficiency agenda

The government’s latest approach is not the most effective or efficient way to promote food security

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Food security in Indonesia

Food security in Indonesia

Despite being a middle-income country, many Indonesians still face the prospect of going hungry

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A matter of life or death for the Indonesian nation?

A matter of life or death for the Indonesian nation?

Hunger remains a problem in many Indonesian households

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Eager to work

Eager to work

The value of children’s paid work on Lombok’s tobacco plantations presents a challenge to emotive arguments for the wholesale banning of child labour

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Fighting over the land and forest

Fighting over the land and forest

Century-old conflicts persist in the vast tracts of Indonesia that are designated as state forest

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Land titles do not equal agrarian reform

Land titles do not equal agrarian reform

Activists split with Indonesia’s government over whether land registration helps the rural poor

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Too precious to mine

Too precious to mine

Central Java farmers refuse to get stuck in cement

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Land, ethnicity and politics

Land, ethnicity and politics

Direct local elections have led to new developments in the struggle for land rights in East Kalimantan

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The trouble with oil palm

The trouble with oil palm

Conflicts between villagers and plantation companies in Sumatra are still unresolved

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Miracle solution or imminent disaster?

Miracle solution or imminent disaster?

Jatropha biofuel production in Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara

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Snakefruit -n- seaweed

Bali’s new Village Ecotourism Network provides an alternative to mass tourism.

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Genetic modification

Farmers illustrate their understanding of GM

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Pesticide policy in Indonesia

What sort of attempt is being made to control the use of pesticides?

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Dayak anger ignored

MICHAEL DOVE traces Dayak unhappiness to inequities in state development.

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