Jokowi’s Food Policies (2)

Most agree that a country as big as Indonesia needs to grow its domestic capacity for carbohydrate, protein, and fats. Despite efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in rice (carbohydrate), Indonesia’s import of wheat steadily grows with changing lifestyle. As of today, the country relies heavily on import to meet its demand for protein and fats (from animal). Policies meant to grow domestic supply of protein and fat (including milk) have, by far, failed to serve the long-term target.

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