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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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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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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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Bali Agricultural Sector In Dire Need Of Government Aid

Agriculture Professor, Wayan Windia from Udayana University, has urged the government to help the devastated agricultural sector. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Widiana requests the government to focus its attention on farmers as they struggle to survive the consequences of the current global pandemic. He stated that the Central Government stimulus is …

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