A number of strategies to maintain food security in Jakarta during the rainy season.
" Food security is good"
Jakarta's economic and Finance Assistant, Sri Haryati ensures conditions for food security are safe during the rainy season.
"Food security is good. Our food enterprises have several plans to secure food stocks in Jakarta," she expressed, at City Hall, Monday (1/18).
She explained that the regional inflation control teams (TPID) such as PD Dharma Jaya, PT Food Station Tjipinang, and Perumda Pasar Jaya are trying to optimize food security in Jakarta. They also cooperate with other regions for strengthening food.
"Onion and chili commodities have been cooperated with food-producing regions. Especially for rice, we also anticipate with Bulog. Our meat is exploring cooperation with the NTT region," she furthered.
She added that the city already has three machines of controlled atmosphere storage (CAS) with 60 tons capacity. As for the CAS in Kramat Jati has 16 tons capacity.
"We also have another CAS to store our staples," she stated.
Source: Berita Jakarta