TOWARDS RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS
Indonesia's economy in Q3-2022 grew by 5.72% (y-on-y) not too bad compared to the Region. The agricultural sector grew 1.65%, had been a cushion for recession during the Covid-19 Pandemic, but too low to serve as contributor for poverty alleviation and human development; Poverty rate in March 2022 fell to single digits of 9.54% (26.16 million people). The majority live in rural areas (12.29%), they are farmers, farm laborers, and temporary workers etc. Poverty in Java (13.85 million 52.96%), Sumatra (5.74 million 21.93%), Bali (2 million 7.91%), Sulawesi (2.01
million 7.69%), Kalimantan (0.98 million 3.73%), Papua (1.5 million 5.78%).
Badan Pusat Statistik, Agricultural Growth 2019-2022 (%, y-on-y)
Badan Pusat Statistik, Indonesia’s Economic Growth 2019-2022 (%, y-on-y)
USDA, 2022. Land-Use and Global Food Production Trend.
World Bank, 2022. Suitability of Existing Farming Systems in Indonesia