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Farmers want more than incentives

  • Made Adityanandana
    Made Adityanandana


Jakarta | Mon, December 3, 2018 | 11:20 am
Farmers want more than incentives A terraced paddy-field in Argapura, Majalengka, West Java. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Amid the discourse over food self-sufficiency and land-use change, a presidential decree that aims to prevent further conversion of agricultural lands is being prepared and is expected to be enacted before the end of this year.

Previously, in late October, the Agrarian and Spatial Planning Ministry announced that 645,855 hectares of rice fields had been replaced between 2013 and 201...

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