Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

Medicinal Crops Planted In Kebayoran Lama

Residents of RW 07 Kebayoran Lama Selatan (KLS) Urban Village, Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta turns alley in their environment into green alley which is planted with various medicinal crops.

Manager of this green alley, Utiek Triati informed, there are about 250 medicinal crops planted in this alley using pots and sets of PVC pipes.

“We get red ginger seeds, cat’s whiskers seeds (known as kumis kucing in Indonesia), and others from South Jakarta KPKP Sub-department,” she stated.

According to her, medicinal crops need extra care such as by watering it twice a day and giving fertilizer once a month.

“It should be also avoided from pests thus it can grow well and give us benefit,” she added.

Kebayoran Lama Selatan Urban Village Head, Fachrudin feels proud with locals collaboration in maintaining the environment. Especially they become a pioneer for other RWs for developing urban farming.

“Now we are planting vegetables and medicinal crops on vacant lands owned by residents or developers. Besides, we also train residents routinely thus they can use their vacant land for urban farming purpose,” he conveyed.

Source: Berita Jakarta

Administration Service Held In Kartini Urban Village

Central Jakarta Population and Civil Registration (Dukcapil) Sub-department deployed 236 personnel to do civil administration service at RW 01 Post, Kartini Urban Village, Sawah Besar Sub-district, Saturday (1/12).

Central Jakarta Dukcapil Sub-department Head, Remon Mastadian stated, his team served one e-ID data recording, consultation for 32 people, 132 Children Identity Card (KIA)s, five birth certificates, 47 family cards (KK), 18 e-ID cards, and one temporary domicile certificate (SKDS).

“This is the first service done in Kartini Urban Village this year. Next, we will serve other urban villages in Central Jakarta every Saturday,” he conveyed.

Kartini Urban Village Head, Samuel mentioned that residents are quite enthusiastic in this service.

“We are happy to get this service, so many of our residents come here to complete their civil administration documents” he stated.

Source: Berita Jakarta

West Java, South Korea to establish international coffee school

Bandung, W Java (ANTARA News) – The government of West Java Province and South Korea will establish an international coffee school in a bid to promote coffee along with tourism of West Java.

“Coffee and tourism promotion to the world are the two things to be collaborated,” West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil noted here on Saturday, Jan 12.

The idea was discussed at a meeting between Kamil and Korean Sung Kyul Universitys President Dong Cheoul Yoon, who is also a representative of the International Coffee Association, at the Pakuan Building in Bandung on Friday.

“The most anticipated (cooperation) is the international coffee school with networking from Korea, as Koreans are one of most coffee addicts in Asia,” he pointed out.

Kamil said he had sought partnership with Korea to build the coffee school, with the hope of opening a special cafe in Korea that only serves coffee from West Java.

In the near future, the West Java government will find three locations in the mountain area, with beautiful scenery, to build the school.

“Hopefully, this would improve the quality of our coffee that would also make our economy robust,” Kamil noted.

Source: ANTARA News

Central Jakarta KPKP Plans To Add 50 Locations For Urban Farming

Central Jakarta Maritime Agriculture and Food Security (KPKP) Sub-department plans to add 50 locations for urban farming in Central Jakarta.

“We will focus to do urban farming in RPTRA, schools, and communities such as farmer community,” mentioned Bayu Sari Hastuti, Central Jakarta KPKP Sub-department Head, Saturday (1/12).

Residents who are interested to make their location to be urban agricultural areas can propose to the local urban village. Her side will do survey to the location based on report from urban village administrators.

Central Jakarta KPKP Sub-department ensures to improve quality of urban farming crops and sells it via bazaars.

“We will hold bazaars and sell urban farming crops to wider communities through bazaars,” she said.

Source: Berita Jakarta