Chairman of the House Invite Farmers to Realize Nawacita Field of Food

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, January 30 2018 - 04:28 IWST

Rice Harvesting (Photo Dok Industry.co.id)
Rice Harvesting (Photo Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Chairman of the House of Representatives Bambang Soesatyo invites the farmers to realize the nawacita in the field of agriculture by participating in the highway harvest centered in Musi Banyuasin regency, South Sumatra, Monday (29/1/2018).

The rice harvest in Air Saleh Sub-district was also attended by Minister of Agriculture Amran Sulaiman, Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly, Zulkifli Hasan, Chief of Staff of President (KSP) Moeldoko, and other invited guests.

Bamsoet, familiar call Bambang Soesatyo, in his speech said, national rice production in 2017 reached 81,382,451 tons.

Production of rice increased 2.56 percent compared to rice production in 2016 that is 79.354.767.

"Increasing rice production nationally is certainly very exciting to us all," he said.

Golkar Party politician is asserted, Indonesia as an agricultural country has a very wide agricultural land, of course, rice production is also very large.

However, the growing population, he said, currently there is a gap between the stock of rice from farmers to the needs of the community.

On that occasion, Bamsoet invites farmers to increase their production so that they can meet the rice stock that becomes the community's need.

"Production of rice that meets the needs of the national, so it can be realized in the field of agriculture," he said.

According to Bamsoet, Nawacita President Joko Widodo in agriculture, one of which is the creation of self-sufficient food for five major commodities within five years.

Therefore, the rice harvest on this day, he said, is a real effort to realize food self-sufficiency.

Bamsoet is optimistic that the agricultural sector in Indonesia will be more advanced so that its farmers who are unsung warriors can live prosperously.

On the occasion, Bamsoet also urged the Government to immediately realize the program to increase the ratio of agricultural land from 0.3 hectares per head of the family to 2 hectares per head of the family, so as to increase rice production while increasing farmers' income. (Ant)

News Comment

Today's Industry

NORD-DuoDrive.jpg: The innovative and patented DuoDrive geared motor reaches outstanding system efficiency Image: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 14:00 WIB

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at LogiMAT in Stuttgart From 31st May to 2nd June 2022 NORD will present innovative drive solutions for intralogistics

The specialist LogiMAT exhibition in Stuttgart offers as comprehensive overview of the intralogistics and process management market. As one of the market leaders for drive technology, NORD presents…

President Jokowi attends the meeting between ASEAN leaders and American entrepreneurs at Intercontinental the Willard Hotel, Washington DC, Thursday (05/12). Photo by: Laily Rachev

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 13:00 WIB

President Jokowi Invites US CEOs to Boost Cooperation with Indonesia

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has invited company CEOs in the United States to boost cooperation with ASEAN countries, particularly Indonesia.

President Jokowi, President Biden, and ASEAN Leaders on a group photo prior to the dinner, at the White House, Washington D.C., Thursday (05/12)

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 12:28 WIB

President Jokowi, ASEAN Leaders Attend Dinner Hosted by US President

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Thursday (05/12) attended a dinner with the leaders of ASEAN countries hosted by President of the United States Joe Biden at the White House, Washington D.C.

(Photo: © 2022 KRAIBURG TPE)

Selasa, 17 Mei 2022 - 11:23 WIB

TPE unleashes benefits for pet accessories

The pet care market is rapidly expanding as pet ownership increases, as does spending on pet food, grooming tools, and accessories. Pet owners are significantly concerned about the prevalence…

Sergey Sedov, Founder and CEO of Robocash Group

Jumat, 13 Mei 2022 - 16:15 WIB

Robocash Group reached 2 BN USD of disbursement and issued audited financial report of 2021

Robocash Group publishes the audited combined financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2021. The Group reached an all-time high 2 BN USD of issued financing and is expected to increase…