Statistics Indonesia (BPS) projected the country’s rice production in 2022 will reach 32.07 million metric tons (MT).
This will be 2.29% higher than the 31.36 million MT in 2021.
Java Island’s rice production of 18 million MT comprises more than 50% of the country’s total output.
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More on Indonesia’s successful rice production:
IRRI commends Indonesia for strong efforts to achieve rice self-sufficiency
To acknowledge the efforts that Indonesia put into achieving rice self-sufficiency,IRRI awarded President Joko Widodo with a commemorative plaque for “Achieving Agri-Food Systems Resiliency and Rice-sufficiency During 2019-2021 through the Application of Rice Technology” in a ceremony at the State Palace in Jakarta on 14 August 2022. Presenting the award was IRRI Director General Dr. Jean Balié.
Nestlé Indonesia and IRRI team up to reduce the carbon footprint of Indonesian rice production
Nestlé Indonesia recently inked a partnership with IRRI which will provide technical expertise in the monitoring and reduction of rice production-related emissions. The signing was done by Ganesan Ampalavanar, Nestlé Indonesia President Director, and Jean Balié, IRRI Director General.
IRRI and Indonesia pens 5-year partnership to uplift agricultural productivity and farmer livelihood
Dr. Ir. Fadjri Jufry, Director General of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, signed a five-year work plan with IRRI to increase the sustainability and productivity of rice-based agrifood systems across the country, especially in regions with high paddy production.