Seeing an opportunity to increase potato productivity in Indonesia, Agro Lestari Merbabu founder Agus Wibowo’s mission is to increased yields from16-18 tons per hectare, which marks the lowest output to date. In doing so, Wibowo’s vision is to improve the welfare and well-being of potato farmers and their families.
A lucrative commodity, potato chips are one of many products produce from the farmer’s harvest. According to the Indonesia statistics board, certified potato seeds are able to cover 15 of the national needs of potatoes. Furthermore, post-harvest processing is done to increase the selling value of potatoes.
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