From Farm To Table Expo (FFTT) 2017
ABOUT FROM FARM TO TABLE EXPO Agricultural Sector of Indonesia With its vast and abundant fertile soil, Indonesia is a major global key producer of a wide variety of agricultural tropical products. Although agriculture’s share of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) has declined markedly during the last five decades, it still provides income for the majority of Indonesian households today. In 2012 this sector employed around 49 million Indonesian individuals, which represents 41 percent of the total Indonesian labour force. Indonesia Market Info In the mid-80s, Indonesian land area that was used for agriculture rose from 21% to 25% until the late 90s. Starting from 1998 another upsurge (due to the establishment of large scale plantations-in particular palm oil) made this number reach the current level of 30%.