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Protecting Food, Prices and the Earth

In the midst of climate change, food security supported by production is very important. It is not enough to maintain prices and encourage continuous production, but it also needs to be balanced with protecting the earth which produces food.

This article has been translated using AI. See Original .
By
HENDRIYO WIDI
· 4 minutes read

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in Menjaga Pangan, Harga, dan Bumi

Aerial photos of dried-up rice fields in Sukanegara Village, Jonggol District, Bogor Regency, West Java, were taken on Saturday (16/9/2023). The drought caused by the phenomenon of dry season and El Nino is causing losses for farmers in several areas because their fields are withered. The El Nino phenomenon is strengthening and is predicted to continue until February 2024.
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Aerial photos of dried-up rice fields in Sukanegara Village, Jonggol District, Bogor Regency, West Java, were taken on Saturday (16/9/2023). The drought caused by the phenomenon of dry season and El Nino is causing losses for farmers in several areas because their fields are withered. The El Nino phenomenon is strengthening and is predicted to continue until February 2024.

This year, the 63rd National Farmers' Day, which has been celebrated every September 24 since 1960, is present in the midst of El Nino. The climatic Phenomenon of heat waves that cause long drought sends a message that agriculture is in Indonesia is not doing well. The problem that arises is not just maintaining stock and price stability but also protecting the earth that produces food.

Editor:
MUHAMMAD FAJAR MARTA
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