Threatened with extinction

Kompas – September 6, 2017
Threatened with extinction

Teacher: Now children, this is what used to be called a farmer (plaque reads: already threatened with extinct)

While Indonesia’s politicians like to tout grandiose plans to make Indonesia food self-sufficient by 2045, a combination of soil degradation, the conversion of agricultural land for industrial and commercial use and poor advancement of farming methods and infrastructure has instead resulted in agriculture’s share of GDP falling to only 13.45% in 2016 from 22.09% in 1990.