The Post-Harvest System in Indonesia

  • Priscilla Magrath


This chapter describes the experience of a research programme on the private rice market in Indonesia — the Rice Marketing Study (RMS) — undertaken by a team of researchers between October 1989 and May 1991. The objective of the RMS was to improve understanding of the operation of the private rice market, and to draw implications from this for the current and potential future role of BULOG, the national Food Logistics Agency, responsible for stabilising the price of rice. The project is an example of policy-orientated, commissioned research.


Sample Survey Milled Rice Price Formation Marketing Channel Data Collection Technique 
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