Providing Food for Humanity
Through Sustainable Agriculture

in Suboptimal Land

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World Population in 2050

People Struggle to get any food

About Our Foundation


Tay Juhana Foundation (TJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocate the conversion and cultivation of suboptimal lands into productive lands, through the most environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable manner.


The main research ground of Tay Juhana Foundation located within 57,000 hectares of plantation that lies in an intertwined of flatland, lowland, wetland, and peatland in Pulau Burung sub-district of Indragiri Hilir regency in Riau province.


Do you realize that you can become a part of the solution? We welcome any collaboration from local and international communities. Various research, technology, and community development projects within the area of our main focus.

We have the power to impact our future, and we’re doing something about it.

We have over 50 years of practical experience in the field of sustainable cultivation of lowland, wetland, and flatland situated within the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

Our strategy is to combine the experience that we have in implementing comprehensive water management system that resulted in a sustainable agricultural practice within our plantation, with cutting-edge scientific studies and strategic partnerships. Through the sound scientific knowledge, we aim to make our organization a well-trusted source of information, and through strategic collaboration with relevant external entities, we see the opportunity to leverage significant change

Our Interest

In accordance with our vision, mission, and values, we commit to delve into these relevant topics of interest to support the causes that we believe. By obtaining and spreading the knowledge from our research, we can cooperatively direct our way of life to a better future.

FOOD Security






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Sustainable Peatland Agriculture Is Not a Daydream

Sustainable Peatland Agriculture Is Not a Daydream

“Wetlands and peatlands in Central Kalimantan cover more than 900.000 ha. We have prepared 300.000 ha where 200.000 of it under the state enterprise,” Last week, the President of Indonesia decided that it is time to expand the rice production area to prevent food...

Can Peatland Agriculture Become Carbon Neutral?

Can Peatland Agriculture Become Carbon Neutral?

Peatland agriculture has sparked controversy for the last decades mainly due to its high number of carbon emissions compared to non-peat soil. In Indonesia, palm oil and rubber plantation have been dominating the peatland conversion into croplands. This practice...

Exploring the Moving Market in Pulau Burung District

Exploring the Moving Market in Pulau Burung District

It was almost evening when several wooden boats move closer to a humble deck in front of Manunggal Jaya Village's hall. This village lies in Pulau Burung District, also lies on the coastal part of Indragiri Hilir Regency in Riau. That afternoon, some people—which are...

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