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RI calls for engagement of farmers on food security

  • Linda Yulisman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, January 26 2013 | 08:44 am

PREMIUM At the start of the first senior officials’ meeting of 2013 on Friday, Indonesia called on fellow members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to involve farmers in ensuring food security in the region.

Acknowledging the important role of farmers, particularly in emerging Asian economies, Agriculture Minister Suswono said smallholder farmers should be more engaged in the region...