" It's the rice that we bought yesterday from the South. There are seven containers , which are already up to four containers . Three more are still on the road , " said Jokowi on the sidelines of the blusukannya .
Jokowi said cooperation distribution of food commodities such a positive impact on rice farmers in the region of origin , the consumer , to the dealers in the market area . Farmers in South Sulawesi , further Jokowi , gain market certainty .
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With so farmers are not manipulated by parties irresponsible through bonded labor system ( buy green rice at a low price ) . Also expected to improve the welfare of farmers .
"More importantly, there is an additional supply of rice in the rice market Cipinang . Merchant profit , consumers also benefit . Kan the price is low because of the availability of safe , " he said .
Just an idea , every day needs of rice in Jakarta for two thousand tons . Jokowi confident , cooperation between the Government of Jakarta with the South Sulawesi Provincial Government to continue in the future , even if he was elected president in the presidential election July 9, 2014 .
" This relationship is no intergovernmental , but businessmen . They 've met, mutual trust , so yes definitely sustainable , " he added .
Previously reported , Jakarta Provincial Government signed a cooperation with South Sulawesi province in terms of food security . A number of areas in South Sulawesi wealth is distributed to the capital city , such as rice , beef and fish .