The 2018 Summer Course Program on Green Technology for Sustainable Tropical Agriculture will be held to understand regional sustainability by means of multifaceted research and technology of sustainable tropical agriculture. The program is arranged to promote talents to find problem and discuss solution independently concerning this science field. In addition, the program is arranged to improve the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to work in a team that is multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural as well as awareness of the need for lifelong learning including access to information related to current issues. For attaining this purpose, this summer course involves plenary lectures, field practices, technical tours and group discussion toward sustainable tropical agriculture on technology and agricultural engineering perspective.
Agricultural sustainability, green technology, agricultural engineering, environmental impact, etc.
All students to participate this summer course are encouraged a strong motivation, would like to pursue the reason of their want to study topic. Form Submission should be prepared following the proper template instructions, and could be download below. The deadline of form submission is 31 July, 2018
The lectures cover specific or general aspects such as : the role of agricultural engineering for sustainable agriculture production, technological implementation, research and development, organization and management, government policy aspect, human resources, etc.
The excursion at oil palm plantation and palm oil mill at PTPN 8, Kampung Wisata Cinangneng, and Indonesian Industrial and Beverage Crops Research Institute would be conducted for discussing about sustainable tropical agriculture, using field equipment to find out some insights for regional sustainability. In addition, field practice in small medium enterprise would be conducted to produce artificial rice and specialty coffee.
Group discussion would be focused for raising the issues related to the agricultural technology practices in relation with tropical agriculture sustainability and formulate the solutions for respective issue raised.
Undergraduate student from universities in Japan and ASEAN included Indonesia (Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)).
Program cost would be cover by Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). Flight and accommodation not included