ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jun 2018
On 7 June 2018, the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture announced a programme to distribute hybrid corn seeds.
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Press release by the Ministry of Agriculture (in Bahasa Indonesia)
The Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture announced in a press release its strategy to increase corn production by 40.5% until 2025. To achieve this goal, it shall distribute 40% of the total demand for hybrid corn seeds. The Ministry also stated that the seeds will be in particular distributed to farmers using "seeds with lower productivity".
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