A farmer collects onions during the harvest in Pekan Bada, near Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Opinion

Opinion

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

To feed a hungry nation, Indonesia can follow China’s blueprint

  • Despite seeing solid economic growth over the past decade, Indonesia still cannot meet the food needs of nearly 20 million people
  • Jakarta can close the gap by following China’s model for land use and by introducing technological advances and institutional reforms

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A farmer collects onions during the harvest in Pekan Bada, near Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Photo: AFP