Vanishing Farmland

A farmer using a hand tractor to plough a rice field next to a residential complex in Kartasura, a subdistrict of Sukoharjo, Central Java, on Thursday (07/12). According to the Ministry of Agriculture, approximately 100,000 hectares of productive agricultural land is converted to non-productive use annually. Around 80 percent of this occurs in Java, which is Indonesia's center of rice production. (Antara Photo/Mohammad Ayudha)

By : JG | on 6:13 PM December 07, 2017
Category : Snapshots, Multimedia, Photos

A farmer using a hand tractor to plough a rice field next to a residential complex in Kartasura, a subdistrict of Sukoharjo, Central Java, on Thursday (07/12). According to the Ministry of Agriculture, approximately 100,000 hectares of productive agricultural land is converted to non-productive use annually. Around 80 percent of this occurs in Java, which is Indonesia's center of rice production. (Antara Photo/Mohammad Ayudha)

 
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