TNI AD Endeavors Support the Food Security Program

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, January 30 2018 - 04:25 IWST

Aster Kodam XVII / Cenderawasih, Colonel Kav. Edward Sitorus during the Great Harvest in Wamena (Foto Ist)
Aster Kodam XVII / Cenderawasih, Colonel Kav. Edward Sitorus during the Great Harvest in Wamena (Foto Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Manado - Korem 131 Santiago made various efforts and steps in supporting government programs in the food security sector through paddy fields.

Danrem Santiago Brigadier General Robert Giri, in Manado on Monday, said that despite the lack of widespread paddy field allocations, it has taken steps to anticipate.

"Have been doing a field survey to see the location that can be implemented the program," he said.

He added that the Military District Military Command was done.

The first step of the review is done, so that if there is a command, is ready to move to implement it.

"No longer looking for the location which will be done or implemented the paddy field program," he said.

He added that from the beginning the location of the implementation has been sought, so that if not possible immediately diverted to another place.

"But if that is the location it is possible to implement, as in 2017 Sangihe is allocated about 200 hectares, but it is 80 hectares, the rest is transferred to Bolaang Mongondow," he told media crew.

Regarding the allocation of new paddy fields 2018, he said there is no coverage area coverage area.

"But whatever is ordered, we are ready," he said.

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