The Prodigal Son Denied
Agro Industri Nasional or Agrinas denies being the implementer of the defense ministry’s food estate project. But the company’s proposal submitted to South Korea exposes its roles in the project.
CHILDREN in Kertarahayu village in Bekasi, West Java, can no longer fly their kites on a field next to their village. The previously vacant land has been planted with cassava, chili peppers, corn, paddy, as well as fruit trees. According to a sign placed at the front of the property, Agrinas Capability Center owns the plantation.
Agrinas stands for Agro Industri Nasional. On its website, agrinas.id, the company calls the plantation 50 kilometers...
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