1.3-hectare Land will Be Used for Urban Agriculture

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | December 06, 2018 04:35 PM | Hits 176
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Jakarta Maritime, Agriculture, and Food Security (KPKP) Dept. is going to use a land as wide as 1.3 hectare on Jalan Permata Hijau 2, Grogol Selatan Urban Village, Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta, for the development of urban agriculture or urban farming.

" We will do tree planting this month"

Diah Meidiantie, Section Head of Agriculture for KPKP Dept. expressed that the land will be planted by productive trees such as banana, manggo, guava, rambutan, etc.

"We will do tree planting this month," he expressed, Thursday (12/6).

Later on the dept. will also involve local farmer groups, including by providing fertilizers, plant seeds, until guidance.

"We want the land use to provide economic value, and be able to improve the welfare of the group members involved," he stated.