As Indonesia’s Widodo seeks a second term, rural voters have some doubts

FILE PHOTO: Indonesia's President Joko Widodo addresses supporters at a rally at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su

GRINTING, Indonesia (Reuters) – Two months ago, Indonesian farmer Tama harvested several tonnes of shallots from a small plot of land he had rented in the village of Grinting in central Java. In several ways, Tama had President Joko Widodo to thank for his crop. The Village Fund program, launched by Widodo, paid to turn […]

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