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BPPT to request salt record in East Nusa Tenggara

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Agency for Technology Assessment and Application (BPPT) will request record to boost salt prolongation as partial of a commander plan in East Nusa Tenggara.

“We can furnish salt some-more well and quickly. We have reduction land for salt prolongation where salt farmers reason salty H2O and leave it for 14 days to crystallize. The routine fails when a sleet sets in. Hence, we have a record to channel salty H2O and disseminate it to boost a salinity,” BPPT Head Unggul Priyanto remarkable here, Friday.

Priyanto has reason a assembly with Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, and Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution to plead a issue.

He explained that a record will need a wider area to reason seawater that will be crystallized in 4 days. Water, with high salt concentration, will be eliminated to a farmers land.

The record will concede farmers to revoke a prolongation routine in their land and collect salt after 4 days, as compared to a prior routine that would take 12 days.

Salt prolongation is approaching to strech 50 thousand tons per year following a doing of a technology, and a nation can stop salt imports, he added.

In further to salt, a record can assistance to furnish H2O for a isotonic splash attention and fish farming.

The record will be practical in East and West Nusa Tenggara, South Sulawesi, and Jeneponto that have turn salt prolongation centers.

“The coordinating apportion for nautical affairs will coordinate on a matter. If this succeeds, we will replicate it in other areas,” he noted.

Meanwhile, Eniyah L. Dewi, a agencys emissary for agroindustry and biotechnology, pronounced it will need 400 hectares of land, dual dams, and 300 hectares of land for a evaporation routine to safeguard optimal doing of a technology.

Currently, a farmers land for salt prolongation reaches 25 thousand hectares.

“It is still probable to enhance a land area in NTT. However, in Java and Madura, many of a land is owned by farmers. Hence, we will need to find another resolution for this. We can move together farmers underneath one corporate. This has been complicated in Central Java,” Dewi explained.(*)

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