Jokowi touches on food barns at COP28 Dubai, this is the story News – 13 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) spoke about food security at the World Climate Action Summit COP28 in the session Transforming Food Systems in the Face of Climate Change, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday (1/12/2023) local time. Where Indonesia has great potential for natural resources and population.

“Your Excellency, demand for agricultural and plantation products will definitely increase in the near future. Because apart from abundant food, agriculture and plantations also produce fuel in the form of biodiesel, bioethanol and others,” said Jokowi in his speech.

For this reason, it is important to realize sustainable food product security. Although we cannot deny that each country has different strengths.

Jokowi gave an example: Indonesia has advantages in the field of fertile land and abundant natural resources, as well as 30% of the population being of productive age working in the agricultural sector.

It also has massive adequate ecosystem support infrastructure, such as road infrastructure, irrigation, including irrigation roads, and ports.

“This potential can be developed for the welfare of small-scale agriculture to large-scale food storage, plantations, if supported by funding and high technology transfer and has the potential to become a large food storage, plantations that supply global needs,” said Jokowi.

So collaboration and investment in the agricultural sector are needed. Investment is also needed in the agricultural sector, especially agricultural products that produce more environmentally friendly energy.

“Indonesia strongly supports the UAE presidential initiative which promotes international collaboration centers on sustainable agriculture and resilient supply chains and climate action. And Indonesia hopes that this initiative can produce real results to create a more prosperous world,” said Jokowi.

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