ICECRD ACTIVITIES – April 28, 2021 – Indonesian Sweetener & Fiber Crops Research Institute (ISFCRI) as one of the UPT Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development, IAARD, Ministry of Agriculture was represented by the Fiber Program Coordinator Prof. Ir. Nurindah Ph.D, accompanied by the ISFCRI Cooperation Team following the Kapok, Japan – Balitbangtan Cooperation Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) Finalization event online. The event was attended by representatives of Kapok Japan Yuuta Masuda and Kisho Fukai, representatives of the IAARDCooperation Working Group team Prof. Deciyanto Soetopo, Ir. Erlita Andriani, MBA, and Dr. Nuning Nugraheni (Coordinator of IAARD Cooperation), as well as representatives of the ICECRD Cooperation Team.
This event was held to follow up the MoU Kapok, Japan with Balitbangtan which was signed on 4 May 2020 on a desk to desk basis and there was facilitation from Kapok Japan for research entitled “Utilization of Indonesian Kapok (Ceiba pentandra) for Kapok-Fiber Sheet”. The agenda carried out was the Discussion of TCP and Research Grant Procedures with Kapok Japan.