Don’t Import Rice if You Want Chaos
Monday, 26 December 2022
National Food Agency Chief Arief Prasetyo Adi on Bulog’s dwindling rice stock and a looming food crisis.
A DEADLY combination of the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the climate crisis has triggered food scarcity worldwide. International agencies have long warned of the specter of a global food crisis that is becoming palpable in Indonesia.
The State Logistics Agency (Bulog) recently announced that Indonesia must import 600,000 tons of rice as the national stock level fell below 50 percent of the safe 1.5 million tons. Mea...
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