ICECRD ACTIVITIES – Tuesday, January 5, 2021 – Starting the 2021 fiscal year, the Head of Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) Ir. Syafaruddin, Ph.D. together with the Head of the Center and the Substance Coordinator to follow the Leadership Meeting of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) face-to-face and online at the IAARD AGRICULTURE WAR ROOM. This meeting was carried out in connection with IAARD programs and activities for Fiscal Year 2021 as well as the transformation of structural positions into functional positions at UK / UPT in the scope of IAARD recently. The event which was attended by the Head of the Work Unit / Technical Implementing Unit (UK / UPT) within the scope of Balitbangtan was opened by the Secretary of IAARD Dr. Ir. Haris Syahbuddin, DEA., Followed by a direction from the Head of the IAARD Dr. Ir Fadjry Djufry, M.Si.
In his direction, the Head of IAARD conveyed that it is necessary to accelerate the procurement of capital expenditures and the auction in the right way. Acceleration is not only for capital expenditure, including expenditure for supplies, and research goods / materials, said Kabadan. Head of technical implementation Unit in order to identify their program activities, the achievement must be three times that of the previous year according to the direction of the Minister of Agriculture, there is a breakthrough activity, think and do what each technical implementation Unit can be proud of, added Fadjry. The Minister of Agriculture wants performance indicators, achievements in each technical implementation Unit, so it must be superior, hope Fadjry.
Previously the Head of IAARD had a virtual dialogue with Prof. Dr. Sjarifuddin Baharsjah, M.Sc (RI Minister of Agriculture 1993-1998). The focus of discussion is about the role and performance of IAARD in national agricultural development and the role of AIAT in downstreaming location-specific technology that is in its scope of work.
In this meeting, the Secretary of IAARD also presented the work mechanism after the transformation of a structural position to a functional position. The head of the Center for Animal Husbandry Research and the Head of the Center for Food Crops Research and Downstreaming of Agricultural Products submitted the proposal for seed cooperation by the Head of the Post Harvest Center. On the occasion, he was also asked to what extent the progress of the procurement of capital expenditures and supplies at the technical implementation Unitwithin the scope of Balitbangtan and asked to make daily schedules for accelerated implementation and accelerated activities / budgets in each technical implementation Unit. (Anjas)