Seaweed is a marine plant that is widely available in Indonesia. This species has many benefits, among them as raw materials cosmetics, food, health, and renewable energy fuels.
Of the aforementioned benefits, Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB) student Satria Yukiadi Santoso explores more uses of seaweed as an antiviral mosaic that often attacks vegetable crops such as cucumbers.
Efforts to smuggle 30 tons of illegal imported Pangasius fillet from Vietnam successfully thwarted KSKP Bakauheni Police officers along with officers of Fish Quarantine Center Working Area Bakauheni Lampung, Friday (22/12/2017). A total of 30 tons of Pangasius fillet is planned to be smuggled to Jakarta through the land route crossing Bakauheni Harbor Lampung.
Indonesia and Chile have signed the Indonesia-Chile Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita announced on Wednesday.
“Some palm oil and seaweed businesses have expressed their interest in exporting more of their commodities there, in addition to many other exporters,” Enggartiasto said. Indonesia currently exported automotive spare parts and footwear, while Chile exported iron ore and grapes to Indonesia.
Indonesian startup Evoware, which makes the cups, as well as other containers, from farmed seaweed free of chemicals, is relying on its biodegradable alternative to plastic packaging to reduce contamination of the environment.