The 2nd Committee of the Regional Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia visited Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwitschaft und Forsten (The Bavaria State Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry) in Munich, 22 March 2018. The Committee led by Mr. Aji Muhammad Mirza Wardana (East Kalimantan) met with Mr. Anton Hübl, the Head of European Union and International Cooperation Bureau and his colleague, Ms. E. Weinberger from International Cooperation Office.
The Council exchanged information in relation to food and agriculture policy and the State Ministry’s programs and strategies, Bavaria’s imports on agriculture products policy and also its position on pesticide application on agriculture products. The Committee also discussed the shrinking area for agriculture activities due to increasing demand of other economic activities. The challenge which also the State of Bavaria encounters.
During the visit, Acting Consul General in Frankfurt and Protocol Officer was also present during the discussion in the Bavaria State Ministry. Previously, the Council have also visited several other German institutions in Berlin as part of its program in Germany on 17-23 March 2018, to collect inputs in drafting a new Laws on Food Sovereignty.
Frankfurt, 23 March 2018.