Indonesia Tests Rice Farming ‘Digitalization’ Program to Boost Output

Indonesia Tests Rice Farming ‘Digitalization’ Program to Boost Output

The Indonesian government has launched a farming “digitization” project in West Java province, which may increase rice output by at least 20 percent, officials said on Monday (09/07). The project is currently being tested with thousands of farmers in nine rice-producing regencies as President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration seeks to boost domestic food production. A…

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Imported rice from Vietnam, Thailand arrive in Bataan

Imported rice from Vietnam, Thailand arrive in Bataan

More than 5,000 bags of imported rice from Vietnam and Thailand have arrived in Bataan from Subic Bay and are now stored in the warehouse of the National Food Authority (NFA) here. NFA provincial manager Adelaida Nuestro said Thursday this number is part of the 12,000 bags of NFA rice allocated for the province. Only…

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