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We know from the history that agriculture brought the dawn of human civilization. It produces food, fiber, and other goods consumed by the world population. Agriculture practice has been evolving through ages. In recent decades, scientists and practitioners strive to optimize the practice of sustainable agriculture to cope with the growing global population.

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Suboptimal Land Series – Part 1: An introduction to sustainable agriculture practice on suboptimal land

Suboptimal Land Series – Part 1: An introduction to sustainable agriculture practice on suboptimal land

It might be possible to address food security in 2050 without producing more food. Today’s food production is suggested to be enough to

A necessity for adaptive and sustainable agriculture practice

A necessity for adaptive and sustainable agriculture practice

We should get prepared to shift our view on agriculture development due to climate change. The changing rainfall patterns tend to ...

Optimism for Sustainable Peatland Agriculture is Here – and Growing

Optimism for Sustainable Peatland Agriculture is Here – and Growing

  This article was originally published on Thrive. — Due to El Niño events, the rainfall pattern in Indonesia has changed. ...

Bringing Peatland Research to Annual Scientific Conferences: ICST 2020

Bringing Peatland Research to Annual Scientific Conferences: ICST 2020

What use of research if it is not being disseminated and applied for better purposes? Currently, TJF is conducting a carbon balance ...

Presentation: Minimizing carbon loss through integrated water resource management

Presentation: Minimizing carbon loss through integrated water resource management

Slides used during the oral presentation at the 6th International Conference of Science and Technology 2020. Sustainable utilization of

Why Indonesia Must Reduce Its Dependence on Rice as a Staple Food

Why Indonesia Must Reduce Its Dependence on Rice as a Staple Food

  This article was originally published on Eco-Business. Diversification can increase food security by mitigating the threat of ...

Build Back the Food System Better: Leveraging Innovations and Investment to Support Smallholders

Build Back the Food System Better: Leveraging Innovations and Investment to Support Smallholders

In Quimbaya, Colombia, a wife accompanies her farmer husband to measure soil fertility using simple tools. In Buton Island, Indonesia, ...

Food Estate for Food Security: A Noble Aspiration with Complex Implementation

Food Estate for Food Security: A Noble Aspiration with Complex Implementation

Endowed with vast tropical lands and waters, Indonesia has long been pursuing the state of food security. Back in 1996, this intention ...

Strengthening Farmers Resilience and Rural Food System in Response to the Pandemic

Strengthening Farmers Resilience and Rural Food System in Response to the Pandemic

The economic slowdown due to Covid-19 hits hard in many countries. In Indonesia, the economic growth rate for the first quarter of 2020

Want to Improve the Global Food System? Start with Healthy Eating

Want to Improve the Global Food System? Start with Healthy Eating

Food is one of the most critical aspects that determine our health, intelligence, and even our capability to survive in this world. ...

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 ...

Diversifikasi Pangan: Kunci untuk Menjawab Persoalan Perut di Era Pandemi?

Diversifikasi Pangan: Kunci untuk Menjawab Persoalan Perut di Era Pandemi?

Pangan menjadi persoalan utama yang tak terelakan dalam berjuang menghadapi pandemi tahun ini. Mulai dari ketersediaan, keterjangkauan,

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 ...

Full Article: The Comparative Study of Youth-Related Agriculture Initiatives: Optimizing the Role of Indonesian Youth in Improving Food Security

Full Article: The Comparative Study of Youth-Related Agriculture Initiatives: Optimizing the Role of Indonesian Youth in Improving Food Security

In the near future, the food insecurity risk is escalating if the surging population is not followed by increasing youth farmers while ...

Full Article: Balancing Environmental Conservation and Socioeconomic Welfare: Sustainable Cultivation of Suboptimal Lands in Pulau Burung District of Riau Province

Full Article: Balancing Environmental Conservation and Socioeconomic Welfare: Sustainable Cultivation of Suboptimal Lands in Pulau Burung District of Riau Province

Due to its complex and often difficult nature, suboptimal lands are either under-utilized and left as abandoned space or over-utilized ...

Organization Profile

Organization Profile

Our foundation was named after the Founding Father of Sambu Group, the late Mr Tay Juhana. In 1967, The Singaporean-born founder ...

TJF Presentation Deck

TJF Presentation Deck

In achieving our vision – an ensured food security for humanity and the achievement of relevant Sustainable Development Goals ...

Gala Dinner CIPS: Affordable Food for the Poor

Gala Dinner CIPS: Affordable Food for the Poor

After successfully hosting the first event of Food Security Forum series, the Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) hosted a gala

News from the Two-Day Journey in Palembang

News from the Two-Day Journey in Palembang

The first time we came across Pusat Unggulan Riset Pengembangan Lahan Suboptimal (PUR-PLSO) was upon reading its journal on the ...

Downstream Supports for Better Access of Rice for All

Downstream Supports for Better Access of Rice for All

After the long road from the field, people can finally afford rice on their plate after paying an amount of money. For many consumers, ...

Food Security Forum: Identifying Improvements Needed Within Indonesia’s Rice Value Chain

Food Security Forum: Identifying Improvements Needed Within Indonesia’s Rice Value Chain

How should we view food sovereignty from especially the political position perspective? Should the current principle and value of food ...

The 3rd International Conference on Agricultural and Life Sciences (ICALS)

The 3rd International Conference on Agricultural and Life Sciences (ICALS)

Promoting a theme ‘Sustainability of Industrial Agriculture and Food Sovereignty in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0’, the 3rd ...

Presentasi: Keselarasan Lingkungan dan Kesejahteraan Sosioekonomi

Presentasi: Keselarasan Lingkungan dan Kesejahteraan Sosioekonomi

Slide ini digunakan saat presentasi di Seminar Nasional Lahan Suboptimal 2019. Kompleksitas dan kondisi alamiah lahan suboptimal ...

Abstrak: Keselarasan Lingkungan dan Kesejahteraan Sosioekonomi

Abstrak: Keselarasan Lingkungan dan Kesejahteraan Sosioekonomi

Abstrak untuk Seminar Nasional Lahan Suboptimal 2019. Kompleksitas dan kondisi alamiah lahan suboptimal membuatnya seringkali kurang ...

Presentation: The Comparative Study of Youth-Related Agriculture Initiatives

Presentation: The Comparative Study of Youth-Related Agriculture Initiatives

Slides used during the oral presentation at International Conference of Agricultural and Life Science 2019. According to the ...

Presentation: Balancing Environmental Conservation and Socioeconomic Welfare

Presentation: Balancing Environmental Conservation and Socioeconomic Welfare

Slides used during the oral presentation at International Conference of Agricultural and Life Science 2019. The circumstance of ...

Abstract: The Comparative Study of Youth-Related Agriculture Initiatives

Abstract: The Comparative Study of Youth-Related Agriculture Initiatives

An abstract submitted for International Conference of Agricultural and Life Sciences. According to the Agricultural Census of Indonesia

Abstract: Balancing Environmental Conservation and Socioeconomic Welfare

Abstract: Balancing Environmental Conservation and Socioeconomic Welfare

An abstract submitted for International Conference of Agricultural and Life Science 2019. The circumstance of suboptimal land has been ...

Stories from the Grassroots: Everyday Life in Pulau Burung

Stories from the Grassroots: Everyday Life in Pulau Burung

One morning, the docks in kilometre-9 of Pulau Burung were busy with boats unloading schoolchildren who just arrive for school. Across ...

Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Science for Sustainable Peatland Management

Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Science for Sustainable Peatland Management

Despite the international dispute regarding peatland agriculture, its cultivation practices are still carried on in many parts of the ...

Sustainable Forestry for Food Security and Nutrition

Sustainable Forestry for Food Security and Nutrition

Globally, there are more than a billion people who rely on forest for their consumption and income directly and indirectly. Forest ...

Unlocking Youth’s Potential in Improving Food Security

Unlocking Youth’s Potential in Improving Food Security

Today’s youth, especially those who live in urban areas, might wonder if they really at risk of food shortage. Thanks to modern ...

Pentingnya Perencanaan Tata Guna Lahan dalam Pengelolaan Gambut

Pentingnya Perencanaan Tata Guna Lahan dalam Pengelolaan Gambut

Lahan gambut memiliki karakter tersendiri selain sebagai unsur ekosistem penyangga kehidupan dan pengatur hidrologi, gambut juga ...

The Links between Health, Agriculture, and Sustainability of Urban-Rural Environment System in Indian Megacities

The Links between Health, Agriculture, and Sustainability of Urban-Rural Environment System in Indian Megacities

Today, India has 377 million urban population (21% of Asia) who all expect high income, employment, and improved services and access to

Digitalisasi Industri Akuakultur

Digitalisasi Industri Akuakultur

Kebutuhan teknologi di dalam industrialisasi yang semakin meningkat, menuntut pengembangan kualitas maupun kuantitasnya dapat terus ...

Akuakultur: Salah Satu Solusi Permasalahan Pangan

Akuakultur: Salah Satu Solusi Permasalahan Pangan

Permasalahan ketahanan pangan yang dalam perkembangannya mengalami perubahan yang semakin cepat akibat pertumbuhan penduduk, ...