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Travelers Warned About Dozens More Foot And Mouth Cases In Bali Cattle

Farmers in Karangasem Regency are concerned that their cattle could test positive for foot and mouth disease. Local agricultural authorities have confirmed that there are 72 cows in, Bhuana Giri Village in Karangasem Regency that was at risk of being exposed to foot and mouth disease in the last three weeks. Local reports do not …

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Communities Concerned Bali Farmers Are Returning To Risky Tourism Sector For Income

The return of tourism in Nusa Penida is causing a mixed response for community leaders in the area. The Klungkung regency government has raised concerns that seaweed farmers are abandoning their crops in return for work in the tourism sector, diminishing progress that was made to the local economy during the pandemic. When Covid-19 hit …

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Bali Authorities Concerned Farmers Secretly Selling Cattle Due To Foot And Mouth Disease

Prevention of the spread of foot and mouth disease is not only the government’s responsibility, is what Bali authorities are telling local farmers. There are fears that cases may continue to rise and that local farmers may be inclined to move their livestock to sell them at the market, despite a ban on the movement …

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Confirmed Cases Of Foot And Mouth Disease In Bali Causes Biosecurity Threat For Travelers

Just as travelers have been able to breathe a sigh of relief at Covid-19 travel restrictions easing, there are cases of a new virus that is a cause for increased biosecurity at international borders. The first cases of Foot and Mouth Disease were discovered in Java and Sumatra in mid-May 2022. Agricultural authorities, farmers, and …

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Coffee Hailed As Saviour Of Bali Economy As Tourism Profits Slashed By Pandemic

Leaders in Bali’s coffee export business are celebrating the success of the sector during the pandemic. At the ‘Acceleration of Increasing Coffee Exports’ conference held by the Denpasar Agriculture Centre at Kuta Central Park Hotel on Wednesday 29th June, industry leaders shared data that was gathered from 2020-2021.  While many other sectors in Bali were …

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Finance Minister Tells Bali To Stop Relying On Tourism

The Finance Minister of Indonesia, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, has asked Bali to develop industries beyond the tourism sector. During her speech on Monday (17/1), Sri Mulyani suggested that the Bali provincial government should start developing another industry, such as agriculture, to support its economy. This is to supplement the growing international demand for organic food …

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Hotel and Rice Fields In Bali Damaged By Large Waves

    A hotel and several rice fields that are located in the Klungkung region have been damaged by large waves. The Financial Controller of the Wyndham Tamamsari Jivva Resort Bali, Wisnu Anggoro confirmed that some of the hotel’s property that is located on Lepang Beach was damaged by large waves that occurred on Thursday morning (12/8). …

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Bali Villager Found An Active Mortar Buried On His Farmland

    A 59-year-old man named I Wayan Eka Wisnawa (a.k.a Guru Mangku Dalang) found an active mortar on his farmland on Wednesday (11/8).   The Head of the Penebel Police Department, AKP I Nyoman Artadana confirmed that the witness found an active mortar bullet that was buried on his farmland located in Jegu Village, Penebel Tabanan. “Dalang …

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Canadian Ambassador Visits Bali To Assist With Agriculture Training Program

The Canadian Ambassador for Indonesia, Cameron Mackay has recently visited Nusa Penida to inspect the agriculture training program that has been provided by the Canadian government as a form of support for the local community on the island The Regent of Klungkung District, I Nyoman Suwirta who accompanied Mackay during his visit said that he …

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