Indonesia

13 March 2018
Indonesian consumers have not recognized the benefits of artificial meat, data from UK-based research firm YouGov indicates. Lab-grown meat is perceived by many as the solution to meeting the rising demand for meat products. According to Business Insider, renowned figures and philanthropists, such as Bill Gates and Richard Branson, believe that relying more on artificial meat could… Read more
13 February 2018
A measles and malnutrition crisis has killed at least 72 people, mostly children, in Indonesia's remote province of Papua, home to the world's biggest gold mine. As Rebecca Henschke and Hedyer Affan report, the crisis has put the spotlight on a region closed off to journalists for decades and revealed serious government failings. Just two months old, Yulita Atap's life has already been… Read more
By RJ Whitehead2 January 2018
Arla Foods expects to expand its position in South East Asia through a joint-venture with one of Indonesia’s leading dairy players. Read more here. Read more
By Lester Wan12 January 2018
Despite soaring obesity and diabetes rates in Indonesia, researchers say there is insufficient information detailing the levels and sources of added sugar intake among the population. Read more. Read more
25 January 2018
Head of Nutrition Studies Program from UHAMKA Leni Sri Rahayu MPH said Indonesia has long faced various nutritional problems. The nutritional problems are such as Protein Energy Deficiency (KEP), Vitamin A Deficiency (KVA), Iodine Deficiency Disorders (GAKY) and Anemia. When the problem of malnutrition has not been overcome, the survey results show obesity prevalence is also increasing. "So… Read more
26 January 2018
Indonesia may be rich in resources but it has yet to prove it is able to feed its children well.  The world’s largest archipelago, which is listed among five countries with the highest number of stunting cases in the world, is currently under the spotlight for a measles outbreak and malnutrition, health issues that have claimed the lives of at least 90 children in Papua. Read more here. Read more
By Prasiddha Gustanto23 September 2017
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21 September 2017
CULTURAL masters from the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia the Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) have gathered for a five-day festival to showcase their rich heritage and foster greater friendship and harmony among the region’s diverse peoples. Hundreds of artists and performers are turning out for the inaugural Budayaw 2017 – the BIMP-EAGA Festival on Culture and… Read more
31 August 2017
Inspired by the Norwegian fishermen, three pilot sites of offshore aquaculture have been launched to breed the Barramundi and Sea Bass fishes in Aceh and Central Java provinces, an official from the Fishery and Maritime Ministry announced on Tuesday 29 August 2017. Beginning in 2017, the developing of the offshore aquaculture in Sabang, Aceh province, the southern waters of Java Island, and… Read more
By Hayley Dunning14 August 2017
Nearly every coastal country in the world has the potential to meet its own domestic seafood needs through aquaculture, suggests a new study. Aquaculture is the farming of freshwater and saltwater aquatic organisms, including fish, crustaceans and molluscs such as oysters and mussels. The practice is the fastest-growing food sector, and it is hoped that aquaculture could help address… Read more
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