Importing Local Candidates

Man (right): No Sir, not food imports... what's important is our candidates are local

Arm bands read 'Success Team (election campaign team)', list reads 'Presidential election candidate formulation'.

With the political elite absorbed with trying to find electable – or at least not completely discredited – candidates to run in the upcoming regional elections in June and the legislative and presidential elections next year, little attention is being paid to the plight of Indonesia's small-scale farmers whose livelihoods are being undermined by food imports.

Kompas - February 28, 2018