Indonesians return to roots by farming during pandemic

SourceArab News
SectorAgriculture
CountryMiddle east

Indonesians return to roots by farming during pandemic Indonesians return to roots by farming during pandemic Indonesians return to roots by farming during pandemic Farmers harvesting potatoes at a plantation in Dieng plateau, Wonosobo, central Java, Indonesia.

(Shutterstock) Short Url Indonesians return to roots by farming during pandemic People who lost their jobs in the cities returned to their villages and became farmers Updated 09 November 2020 Follow @arabnews JAKARTA: When Galih Ainun Najib was fired from his job as a staff member at a hostel in Central Java’s Dieng Plateau in late March due to a drop in tourism numbers triggered by the coronavirus outbreak, he turned to farming to make ends meet. Today, the 27-year-old Indonesian is a full-time farmer earning up to 15 million rupiahs ($1,055) by harvesting potatoes on his parents’ farming plots, across an area of ...read more...