ICECRD ACTIVITIES – Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) held a Leadership Meeting (LR) offline and online at the Display Building of Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. The event was opened by the Secretary of IAARD Dr. Haris Syahbuddin, DEA, then continued with a direction by the Head of IAARD Dr. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si.
The Head of IAARD appreciates the achievements of IAARD up to May 2021. Furthermore, it is necessary to accelerate the achievements for the next 7 months. Head of IAARD also emphasized the need to accelerate the current VUB creation program using new technology.
In his direction, Head of IAARD hopes that the UK / UPT within the scope of IAARD can increase the dissemination of technology produced by the Satker, so that stakeholders can apply and utilize it. “The hope is that the seeds / seedlings can be produced and disseminated massively, including with the technology, both for plantation commodities, food crops, horticulture and livestock”, said Head of IAARD.
The Secretary of IAARD in his presentation said that the indicative ceiling for 2022 has decreased from the previous year. This means that there is a need for efficiency in activities and more cooperation with related partners.
Sesba also explained: (1) realization of IAARD scope as of May 18, 2021, (2) IAARD indicative ceiling design for 2022, (3) development of plant breeding and IAARD varieties, (4) development of technical guidelines for seeds, (5) downstreaming of yields IAARD, and (6) follow-up acceleration.
After the speech, the activity was continued with a report by the Head of Research Center regarding the technology results that had been produced.
Head of the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development, Ir. Syafaruddin, Ph.D. convey related to the realization of the scope of theIndonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development, the progress of the implementation of the RPIK, the condition of the contract workers, and the follow-up to the results of the previous meeting with the Planning Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture. Head of ICECRD is present offline accompanied by the Program Coordinator and Evaluation Dr. Abdul Muis Hasibuan , Head of the Indonesian Spice & Medicinal Crops Research Institute (ISMCRI), Dr. Evi Savitri Iriani , while the Head of IPCRI Dr. Ismail Maskrono , Head of ISFCRI Dr. Andy Wijanarko, and the Head of IIBCRI Dr. Tri Joko Santoso as well as the Coordinator and Sub Coordinator are present online through the zoom meeting. (Anjas)