ICECRD ACTIVITIES – Monday, October 25, 2021 the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) conducts routine morning apple ceremonies, before doing work activities. The ceremony was attended by all employees, both offline and online, and took place carefully.
In his direction, the Head of ICECRD said that at the same time as the morning apple, World Food Day (HPS) or World Food Day 2021 activities were also held in the field. In this regard, the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia carried out simultaneous harvests throughout Indonesia. The implementation of the 41st HPS was centered in Jagapura Village, Gegesik District, Cirebon Regency, West Java Province, with a series of activities including: tillage, planting, harvesting, technical guidance in each Work Unit within the Ministry of Agriculture.
This HPS activity is filled with positive activities, including providing compensation to 50-100 people who deserve it, praying together for the progress of agriculture, the benefit of the nation and state, said the Kapus.
The Head of Department of Agriculture conveyed the direction of the Minister of Agriculture to all his staff to create new programs, especially handling the impact of global warming on the agricultural sector. Anticipating the impacts of climate change must be countered with scientifically based technology. The varieties produced by IAARD must be able to withstand all weather, water resistance and drought resistance.
The Head of ICECRD responded to the Minister of Agriculture’s direction by consolidating all Centers for the ICECRD to celebrate, supporting the success of the 41 online HPS activity.
In his direction, the Head of ICECRD also conveyed the progress of budget realization and absorption until October 2021. Up to now, ICECRD has reached 87% of the budget absorption, according to the planned target. To increase the achievement of budget absorption, the Head of the Headquarters invites all those in charge of activities to take technical and non-technical steps from the remaining months, while still taking into account the health protocol.
In the midst of the Covid-19 development situation and the transitional situation in the recent development of the bureaucracy, especially in responding to functional transitions, the Head of the Head of the Office urges all employees to stay happy and increase immunity. It is important not to interfere with performance while carrying out office tasks. anjas