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Horticulture development strengthens food security

  • Bustanul Arifin
    Bustanul Arifin


Jakarta | Tue, June 26, 2018 | 09:32 am
Horticulture development strengthens food security Daily life and the commercial activities at morning in the street market in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. ( Masrie)

PREMIUM Food policy debates over the last four years in Indonesia have been well-dominated by staple food fundamentalism, as the government has allocated over Rp 23 trillion (US$1.58 billion) of state budget in 2018 to boost the production of rice, maize and soybean, known by its Indonesian acronym as Pajale. 

This article shows that the economics of horticulture are equally important ...

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