Prof. Hadi Susilo Arifin attended a Special Seminar of Agricultural Biotechnology in Indonesia
By Dr. M. Herman, Senior Scientist, ICABIOGRAD Biotechnology Center, Bogor, Indonesia.
Day/Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Venue: 271 Plant and Soil Sciences Building, Michigan State University
Seminar is organized by: WorldTAP/College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and ISP/Asian Studies Center
Pizza Lunch will be served.
Prof. Hadi Susilo Arifin and Dr. Muhammad Herman are colleagues in the team member of POKJA Ahli – Dewan Ketahanan Pangan Nasional RI (Taskforce Expertist - National Board of Food Security, the Republic of Indonesia) – 2010/2013. In the end of the seminar, they have talked together regarding collaboration program in education and capacity building among MSU – IPB – UNPAD. Through an informal discussion, Prof. Karim (Biotechnology – MSU), Prof. Siddharth Chandra (Director of Asian Studies Center), and Prof. Hadi Susilo Arifin (IPB) have expected that for the future collaboration in education and capacity building between MSU and IPB should be expanded not only in biotechnology, but included climate change, environmental management and other actual issues. Some modules and curricula could be established together and delivering them for short courses, workshops, or summer school. These programs should be involved more universities in Indonesia.