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"...the global community of foodies can make a real difference to poor people who struggle daily with hunger and survival" WFP Director of Public Policy Strategy, Nancy Roman

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Last modified: 2012-01-08 19:08:56

The Bali administration has established a special team to save highly polluted Lake Batur, according to a government official.

Anak Agung Gde Alit Sastrawan, head of the Bali Environmental Agency, said on Friday that concrete action should be taken immediately before the lake's condition worsened, considering that the lake was a main source of groundwater for the island.

Keywords: Lake Batur ‘should be saved from chemical, Jakarta Post
Last modified: 2011-07-13 21:17:17

"Everything that genetic engineering has claimed to offer can readily be achieved through safer methods such as non-GM breeding, intercropping and creative innovation," Maina said in an emailed statement from Kenya.

Keywords: Indonesia, GMO, farmers rights, biodiversity, Africa is not a place for GMOs, Maina, research, genetic engineering, alternative solutions
Last modified: 2011-05-20 02:03:35

Food price volatility does not significantly affect countries that do not depend on imported food; however, it will hit food-importing countries, commonly inhabited by large populations of poor people, including Indonesia.

Four major driving causes of food price volatility are weather, high demand (especially from China and India), low output and biofuel. Other factors include unscrupulous agricultural practices that ignore the ecosystem equilibrium and will potentially threaten a sustainable food supply. The apparent effect of climate change on the rising prices of agricultural commodities also indicates the need for a fundamental paradigm shift in our agricultural practices.

Keywords: Eco-Agriculture Can Feed the World And Help Save the Environment, Jakarta Globe, eco practices, agriculture
Last modified: 2011-05-20 01:56:12

"We've learned to appreciate farmers because they do so much hard work to grow the rice that ends up on the tables of so many Indonesians," she said.

"That is why I always finish my food when I have breakfast, lunch and dinner."

Keywords: Students Grow Rice in the Middle of Jakarta, Jakarta Globe, organic, high school, SMPN, rice,
Last modified: 2011-05-01 18:58:38

DALAM menjawab tantangan globalisasi dan trend permintaan konsumen maupun pasar dunia yang berkembang saat ini yang mulai sangat peduli terhadap produk-produk yang bebas residu kimia, ramah lingkungan dan menyehatkan seperti produk pertanian organik.

IN answer the challenges of globalization and trends in consumer demand and a growing world market today that started very concerned about the products free of chemical residue, environmental friendly and healthy as organic agricultural products. (English translation below.)

Keywords: Indonesia, organik, organic, farming, pertanian, Anton Apriantono, masyarakat, community, trend, kecenderungan, Kompasiana
Last modified: 2011-01-25 06:41:02

Bali is on track to become a leading producer of organic farm products after several local farmers' groups gained popular recognition and formal certification, an official says.

Keywords: Indonesia, organic, Bali, organik, Ketut Teneng
Last modified: 2010-12-01 01:31:42

Chemical fertilizers are excessively used in plantations and farms throughout Indonesia, damaging the environment and leading to the emergence of various diseases.

Keywords: Indonesia, organic, organik, Nuni Gofar, why organic, mengapa organik, farming
Last modified: 2010-11-22 22:25:00

The Bali administration has announced it would allocate Rp 10.3 billion ($1.1 million) to help local farmers adopt organic farming methods by 2013.

Keywords: Bali Pushing for Ambitious Switch to Organic Farming Methods by 2013 - Jakarta Globe, Indonesia, organik, biogas, kompos, compost,
Last modified: 2010-11-16 02:35:59

Emilia Nursanti Wibisono, or Santi, is one of the more well-known proponents of the organic food movement here in Jakarta. Her introduction to organic food came in 2001, when her son, Kay, a toddler at the time, was diagnosed as a special-needs child.

Keywords: The Easy Sell of Organics, Jakarta Globe, Indonesia, organik, Jakarta, Emilia Nursanti Wibisono, healthy, children
Last modified: 2010-11-15 18:55:24

As prices of fuels and chemical fertilizers soar, the idea of "going organic" becomes more attractive to rice farmers in rural Java.

Keywords: Opportunities, challenges of going organic, Jakarta Post, challenges, organic, organik, rural, Java, chemical fertilizers, pestisida kimia
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