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EuroCham-CIPS Webinar: Supporting Indonesian Farmers Through a Global Competitive Agricultural Sector
EuroCham, together with the Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS), held a webinar entitled "Supporting Indonesian Farmers Through a Global Competitive Agricultural Sector" on 25 August 2020. The webinar started with a presentation by Felippa Amanta (Head of Research, Center for Indonesian Policy Studies) and followed by a presentation by Laksmi Prasvita (Deputy Head of EuroCham Agriculture, Food and Beverage Working Group) who shared about EuroCham activities as well as member’s activities to support the agriculture sector in Indonesia. On this occasion, Laksmi showed several initiatives from EuroCham members that support the government’s program to improve the welfare of farmers as well as the quality of agricultural products. The event concluded with a presentation from Ugi Sugiharto (Representative from the Ministry of Agriculture) who shared the government’s efforts for the agriculture sector.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesia applied restrictions for expatriates travelling to Indonesia. Expatriates would only be allowed to enter Indonesia only when certain conditions and circumstances are fulfilled. On Monday, 24 August 2020, EuroCham together with other foreign chambers of commerce, held an online discussion with Rochadi Imam Santoso, (Director of Immigration Cooperation, Directorate General of Immigration) about Indonesia’s immigration policies. The online meeting was moderated by SSEK, a member of EuroCham, and helped clarify a number of technical issues related to the current licensing and Visa requiements.