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Getting Farmers Online-savvy

The importance of Indonesia’s agriculture sector is reflected, among others, by the sector’s 13.8 percent contribution to the total gross domestic product, according to February 2017 data from the Central Statistics Agency. In spite of agriculture’s significance to the Indonesian economy, our farmers are still far from prosperous. The government…

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No To Brokers

Sikumis, a startup company, connects farmers, cattle breeders and fishermen to consumers. The technology has driven brokers away.

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Monday, October 09, 2017

From Kazanlak with Grenades

A meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.

There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.