Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Technology (ICOSAT 2017)

Food Security and The Role of Higher Education

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Dede Rosyada
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Dede Rosyada
Available Online August 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icosat-17.2018.10How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Food security, Policies, Food, Higher education
Abstract
Food security has become a necessary issue in Indonesia. Enhancing food security is being the most priority for Indonesian government, because food is a basic need for every people in the world. The problems are balance of food, diversification and distribution. Food security is being a national, regional and even world issues. Indonesia, actually as a tropical country, is the one of some appropriate countries for agriculture. But, the facts are still indicating that Indonesia is one of the insecure countries in the world, because of two aspects, the slowly of increasing productivity, and uneven distribution problems that relates to the public purchasing capacity. In this study, we provide a review and views on food security, some policies for food security, and the role of higher education to promote food security.
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AU  - Dede Rosyada
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BT  - International Conference on Science and Technology (ICOSAT 2017) - Promoting Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security, Energy, and Environment Through Science and Technology for Development
PB  - Atlantis Press
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