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Ag-tech startups face three structural gaps in the Agriculture sector

Indonesia’s agriculture sector remains underinvested and has yet to realise its economic potential. Microsoft and agricultural startup, TaniHub Group, aims to address this by providing technology-enabled services to increase productivity. However the technology companies in the agriculture sector face three

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Covid-19 News

Indonesia invests in domestic production for medical devices

The government is encouraging the manufacturing of medical devices to create a resilient supply chain during the Covid-19 pandemic. To date, Indonesia has been able to produce 16 of 19 categories of medical devices in-country. One of the government’s initiatives

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Agriculture sector begins to show signs of growth in August

The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) saw that farmers’ livelihood improved in August, amid the loosening of lock down measures, or PPKM, in various regions of Indonesia. The agriculture sector grew by 1.6% from the previous month. President Joko Widodo encouraged

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Fintech News

Impact Credit Solutions partners with ALAMI

JULY 2021 – ALAMI, a Sharia-compliant fintech, and Impact Credit Solutions (ICS) have partnered to offer affordable financing to the Indonesian healthcare sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. ALAMI and ICS have entered into a US$20 million credit facility to finance

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Indonesia’s SDGs impacted by the pandemic

In Indonesia, similar to other countries, the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the progress of sustainable development goals (SDGs), making it difficult to achieve the targets by 2030. The SDGs in Indonesia are focused on four issues: social development, economic development,

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