|Greeting guests on organic farming day in Long Layu.
Organic Farming Day (Hari Pertanian Organik HPO) in Krayan One of your tours is a unique organic agro-tourism.
Apart from the natural, historical and cultural tourism potential; Krayan
has the potential to become an agrotraditional tourism destination with its
flagship organic farming system which is passed down from generation to
HPO which is held alternately every year from sub-district to
sub-district, accompanied by a culinary festival, is one of the attractions of
Krayan organic agro-tourism. An event that is not owned by other regions in
Kalimantan and even in Indonesia.
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Krayan is an indigenous area in the heart of Borneo, Nunukan Regency, North
Kalimantan. Consisting of 5 districts and 89 villages, the native inhabitants of
Krayan is Dayak Lun Dayeh.
Based on the results of the 2020 population census, the population of Krayan
District is 3,458 people. West Krayan 2,944, South Krayan1 448, Central
Krayan1 427, and East Krayan 1 597 people.
Thus, the total population of Krayan is 10,874.
In this Organic Agriculture Day activity, there are many things provided by the community in this activity. Such as agricultural products, of course rice is the mainstay of Krayan, coffee, sugar cane, mountain salt, vanilla, pineapple, cucumber and other types of fruits.
Organic Agriculture Day (HPO), which was held from 22-25 May 2023, was
attended by 12 delegates from all villages in the five Krayan Districts, namely
Krayan Tengah, Krayan Timur, Krayan Barat, Krayan and Krayan Selatan. The HPO
was also attended by the Deputy Governor of North Kalimantan, Mr. Dr. Yansen
TP, M.Si and the Regent of Nunukan, Mrs. Hj. Asmin Laura Hafid, S.E, MM, Ph.D.
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Organic Farming Day is a moment to celebrate local agricultural products
that are free from chemicals. In this era there are many people or farmers who
farm using chemical fertilizers, not only making it easier but also
accelerating plant growth.
|Krayan's serving of organic food: all natural.
Therefore, it is not uncommon for many people to choose to use chemical
fertilizers in agriculture. However, in Krayan, Nunukan Regency, North
Kalimantan, until now they are still farming organically starting from the
process of plowing the fields, tending and harvesting everything through
traditional or natural processes. This year's HPO was held in Long Layu Krayan
Selatan. This is the 7th HPO held in Krayan.
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(Organic Agriculture Day) aims to remind the public that the importance of very
safe food ingredients for the health of farmers and consumers, guarantees the
availability of hygienic consumption materials for the people of Krayan and
environmentally friendly organic farming. Quoting a message from the seminar by Deputy Governor Dr. Yansen TP, M.Sc entitled "Where did Krayan Develop
and Become What?"
Organic Agriculture Day activity, there are many things provided by the
community in this activity. Such as agricultural products, of course rice is
the mainstay of Krayan, coffee, sugar cane, mountain salt, vanilla, pineapple,
cucumber and other types of fruits.
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presenting organic agricultural products, but also handicrafts made from
natural materials. Such as bags, hats, vests made of bark (talun), rattan and
bamboo. Likewise with kitchen utensils, plates, spoons, silk and so on, which
are made of wood and bamboo. Almost everything is made from natural materials.
One of the highlights was the booth for the exhibition which was made of “po
daon” leaf huts.*)