The Existence of BULOG Public Corporation in Increasing Food Security in Indonesia

Ahmad Nabhan, Bhismoko Wahyudiono, Bagas Isnomo


Food security is an important issue to be discussed annually because food needs are a basic need for well beings of individuals. as stated in Law No. 18 of 2012 regarding Food, there is a description of the regulation of procurement, preparation of food reserves, and distribution of food in Indonesia. in implementing the Law and minimizing problems especially in the food sector, BULOG Public Corporation was formed as a government agency or State-Owned Enterprise (BUMN) in the food sector in providing public benefit functions directly related to food security in Indonesia. This paper will discuss further about the existence or role of the National Logistics Agency (Perum BULOG) in improving food security in Indonesia. This article will offer solution that are deemed to be more effective and efficient in achieving the food security policy objective.

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Republic of Indonesia Government Regulation Number 17 of 2015 concerning Food and Nutrition Resilience.

Sumardjo, 2006. The paper “Competency Extension” was presented at a meeting of the Treasury Office with the Ministry of Agriculture in Batam.

Suryana, A. 2013b. Law No. 18 Year 2012 on Food.


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