BANDUNG - Indonesia wasn't too affected the global economic crisis because of the agricultural sector. According to West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan, agricultural sector must continue maintained to prevent the strong impact of the global crisis.
“It is false if people mentioned that agriculture is the early stage, agriculture is precisely the basic fundamentals in economics that raises processing industry and others,” he said in Bandung (15/2).
According to Ahmad Heryawan, in any modern industrial development, the agriculture should not be abandoned because it is the basic in all industry.
"Regardless of industry developments, agriculture should not be abandoned because it’s a funda-mental industries, even if when we will develop industry in the future,” he explained.
One efforts maintaining the agricultural industry is through education way by establishing vocational school, such as in agriculture.