The Republic of Indonesia is a country in
Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia
comprises 17,508 islands. With a population of
around 230 million people, it's the world's
fourth most populous country.
Indonesia consists of 17,508 islands, about
6,000 of which are inhabited.
Indonesia has a total of 5million km2. One
million more than the USA, although only 2
million km2 are land.
Indonesia has the fifth largest population in the
world(+-180million) which equals the combined
population of all other South East Asian
Indonesia has around 300 ethnic groups, each with Cultural differences developed
over centuries, and influenced by Indian, Arabic, Chinese, Malay, and European
Textiles such as batik ikat and songket are created across Indonesia in styles that
vary by region at Sports in Indonesia are generally male-orientated and spectator
sports are often associated with illegal gambling. The most popular sports are
badminton and football Indonesian teams have won the Thomas Cup
Indonesian cuisine varies by region and is based on Chinese, European, Middle
Eastern, and Indian precedents. Rice is the main staple food and is served with side
dishes of meat and vegetables. Spices (notably chili), coconut milk, fish and chicken
are fundamental ingredients.
Indonesian traditional music includes gamelan and keroncong. Dangdut is a popular
contemporary genre of pop music that draws influence from Arabic, Indian, and Malay
The Indonesian archipelago has been an
important trade region since at least the seventh
century, when Srivijaya and then later Majapahit
traded with China and India. Local rulers
gradually adopted Indian cultural, religious and
political models from the early centuries CE, and
Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms flourished.
Indonesian history has been influenced by
foreign powers drawn to its natural resources.
What is Fair-trade?
Fair Trade is an organized social movement and market-based approach that
aims to help producers in developing countries obtain better trading conditions
and promote sustainability. The movement advocates the payment of a higher
price to producers as well as social and environmental standards. It focuses in
particular on exports from developing countries to developed countries, most
notably handicrafts, coffee, cocoa, sugar, tea, bananas, honey, cotton, wine,
fresh fruit, chocolate and flowers.
What Fair-trade products are in Indonesia?
Indonesia is famous for selling Fair trade Coffee, Nuts and Oilseed.
Indonesia is famous for selling these products because they were originated from there.
Indonesia is a very good country to trade things with.
Fair trade is all about people. from the producers on their farms to the shoppers choosing the
products from the shelf. Fair trading with Indonesia, literally means out of poverty if the conditions
The good things about Indonesia are
• It is a tropical climate. This means that crops/grass can grown quite quickly
• There are a variety of trees that can make a potential financial income for Indonesia
What Can You do To Promote Fair Trade Coffee
• Buy Fair Trade Certified coffee.
• Ask for Fair Trade Certified coffee where you shop.
• Drop a not in the suggestion box at you local grocery store or café.
Fair trading with Indonesia, literally means out of poverty if the conditions are