Enhancing Our Capability towards International Forestry Field
IFSA Visit is one of the way to broaden the students’ horizon about forestry in advance also expanding good relationship with the international forestry institution for maintain the network. The venue of IFSA Visit was CIFOR. Members of IFSA LC IPB were visiting CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research) Headquarter Bogor, Indonesia on December 8th 2015. The participants of this visit were about 28 persons, President of IFSA LC IPB (Deki Andika Purbaya) and also IFSA’s Seven of LC-IPB are included.
The theme of our visit was Enhancing Our Capability towards International Forestry Field which have goals to get get the information about CIFOR as international forestry organization, get the information about scientist profession in forestry. This visit also aimed to get further information to enhance our capacity and capability towards international forestry field and knowing bachelor of forestry’s role towards international forestry field. The most important thing was to create ongoing cooperation between IFSA and CIFOR.
IFSA Visit was started at 09.00am (GMT +7) in Amazon Room and we are also assisted by Mrs. Budhy Kristanty. We were welcomed by Ms. Monica Ade Ayu (Researcher Assistant) also alumni of IFSA LC-IPB, she took the position as master of ceremony. Welcome speech also delivered by President of IFSA LC-IPB and Maria Ojanen. The first speech about CIFOR and its background as a non-profit research organization, its location and history delivered by Maria. Second speech that was really motivated us given by Mrs. Satria Oktarita (senior-researcher staff, alumni of IFSA LC-IPB). Forester’s role in professional forestry field isn’t limited for those who work in forestry’s organization but also in wider aspect, a lot of forester work in government, NGO, related industries as an environmental consultant and much more. Our contribution as a forester are awaited for better future. The last speech delivered by Mr. Efrian Muharom, he told us about his experiences after graduated as a bachelor of forestry, his struggle to get the scholarship and also his work experiences in many NGO related to the environment and forestry.
Our visit are closed by a symbolic certificate resignation to the speakers, master of ceremony and also Mrs. Budhy Kristanty. We are guided to a mini-tour around CIFOR Campus by Ms. Monica Ade Ayu. Our visit was so amazing. Our visit to CIFOR has broaden our horizon, not only in forestry field but more than what we expected.
See ya on our next visit!
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