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Toward national food security á la the Saman dance

  • Tejo Wahyu Jatmiko

Jakarta | Tue, October 16 2012 | 10:36 am

PREMIUM Today (Oct. 16), the world celebrates World Food Day for the 36th time since its inception in 1979, on the back of reports that 870 million people go to bed with empty stomachs — according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) — and 30 million Indonesians remain undernourished.

Some experts say that Indonesia has jumped into the food trap due to the flooding in of imported foo...