Publications

Coffee Cultivation and Agroforestry Study in Jambi

This publication shares findings from an agroforestry feasibility study for the coffee sector in Kerinci and Merangin Regencies in Jambi. The research aims to promote a better regenerative and climate-smart approach to support the Payment for Ecosystem Servies initiative and coffee programme. We conducted this study with our partners, Koerintji Barokah Bersama Cooperative and Cahaya Puncak Merangin Cooperative. (The report is currently only available in Indonesian).

Storybook: Digital-based Farming and Agripreneurship to Support Youth Engagement​ in Agriculture Sector

Rikolto collaborated with ASEAN & Maybank Foundation to empower 50 young farmers in Polewali Mandar Regency, West Sulawesi province in Indonesia, to utilise digital technologies for post-harvest and derivative product businesses. In this storybook, we share highlights, insights, and stories from the project.

What will we eat tomorrow?

Between March and August 2019, three journalists from the digital platform Eos Tracé visited partner cities of Rikolto’s Food Smart Cities programme. During these visits, they interviewed more than 130 people and discovered initiatives that make safer, healthier and more sustainable food accessible to citizens. This book tells their stories from 9 cities in Vietnam, Belgium, Tanzania, Indonesia, Ecuador, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Food for Thought: An anthology of lessons learnt

Food for Thought consists of 16 stories written by our staff and partners, reflecting on lessons they learnt in managing programmes in the field. The publication is available in Indonesian and English.

Research: Food waste management in Solo and Depok

The study investigated food waste management in hotels, restaurants, and catering firms in Solo and Depok. Only available in Indonesian.

Research: Healthy canteens in Solo and Depok

School canteen plays an essential role in providing children with nutritious food, while promoting a healthier food consumption. In light of this, Yayasan Lembaga Konsumen Indonesia, Gita Pertiwi Foundation and Perkumpulan Indonesia Berseru conducted an observation in 12 school canteens in Depok and Solo to investigate food procurement practices. The observation was carried out in 6 primary schools (3 public schools and 3 private schools) and 6 junior high schools (3 public schools and 3 private schools).

Only available in Indonesian. Summary in English can be found here.

Research: Food literacy and consumption in Solo and Depok

The study seeks to find out how food literacy influences eating habits in Solo and Depok. Only available in Indonesian.

Research: Bandung Food Smart City

The research that surveyed 503 respondents in Bandung City, West Java, aims to find out the perception of middle communities towards food, explore their food consumption habits and how they address food waste.