16 January 2018
University of Queensland researchers developed the discusison paper in partnership with colleagues at Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI).
University of Queensland researchers developed the discusison paper in partnership with colleagues at Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI).

Food security and the UN SDGs in Indonesia

A workshop was conducted by The University of Queensland (UQ) in Indonesia, in partnership with Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI), in August 2017, to investigate the actions to enhance food security in Indonesia within the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Thirty participants working on aspects of food security from LIPI, Indonesian Government agencies and CSOs participated. Further details on the workshop method and results are provided in the attached background document. Workshop aims:

The workshop and this resulting discussion paper examine and model the interlinkages and cross-influences between SDGs relevant to food security in Indonesia from the perspective of policy makers and LIPI researchers working on these issues. 

The goal was identify issues key to enhancing food security in Indonesia using expert consultation and group discussion across scientific disciplines and government agencies to elicit novel insight into a complex problem.

Read the discussion paper here.

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