FAO in Indonesia

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10 February 2020
Three out of five Emerging/Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) are zoonotic, which means they can be transmitted from animals to humans. Indonesia, as a country with rapid population growth, high globalization and rich biodiversity is regarded as one of the EID and zoonoses hotspots in Asia. In the past few decades,...
05 February 2020
Statistics Indonesia  and the Ministry of Agriculture, with support from The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) worked together towards an integrated approach to agriculture and food security statistics to reach Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Indonesia, particularly Goal 2 aimed to End Hunger. The commitment was reiterated...
30 January 2020
  Officials from ten ministries and government agencies, together with representatives of the private sector and civil society, gathered today in Jakarta to discuss the challenges facing Indonesia in agriculture, fisheries and forestry. The national authorities in these sectors are preparing to attend the FAO’s 35th Asia Pacific Regional Conference (#APRC)...
22 December 2019
The role of forests in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) of Asia-Pacific countries is key, especially in areas of afforestation, forest fire management, reduced deforestation, biodiversity management and improved forest management. Currently, 22 out of 25 countries in the region include forestry in their adaptation commitments.
10 December 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) of Indonesia through the Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health Services (DGLAHS) issued regulation No 09160/PK.350/F/12/2019 on December 13, 2019 to prohibit the use of the antibiotic colistin (also known as polymyxin E) in animals. This is a very important step to reduce the...
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