[FORDA] _Information on genetic characteristics and diversity needs to be further weighed in the future bison conservation strategy. This was conveyed by the DG of FORDA, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Dr. Agus Justianto, when opening the Webinar 2020 Series 3 with the topic "Conservation of Bison Wildlife in Indonesia", Thursday (17/9/2020).
[FORDA] _"We, students from Nanggung District are ready to be environmentally friendly!" shouted 20 elementary school students in FORDA Ecoliteracy program organized by FORDA on Thursday (10/09/20), at PGRI Hall, Nanggung District, Bogor Regency. This FORDA Ecoliteracy event was related to education about the dangers of mercury, as well as the importance of protecting natural resources and the environment. This event was also held virtually through Zoom and Youtube channel.
The pandemic of Covid-19, which has yet to end, has had a profound impact on various aspects of life. Not only does this pandemic have impacts on the health aspect, which have led to millions of infected people and hundreds of thousands of death worldwide, but also on economic and social aspects globally.
[FORDA] _Facing the challenges in continuously degraded natural resources and the environment, FORDA realizes that science, technology and innovations are not enough, more than those are needed. Raising awareness of the importance of the environment which is manifested in behavior is highly important, and must keep being developed.
The Research and Development Center for Forest Products (FORPRO) again held an international conference on forest products, Tuesday (1/9/2020). The importance of forest product processing innovations for the community was the main focus of the International Conference on Forest Products (ICFP) 2020: Thematic Series 12th International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS).
For 27 years of work, P3KLL has produced various SNI that have been used by all laboratories in Indonesia. P3KLL, previously known as PUSARPEDAL, also initiated the establishment of Mercury Research and Monitoring Committee in Indonesia until it was imposed as Minister of Environment and Forestry Decree. Most recently, P3KLL launched laboratory cars and delivered it to five provinces, in order to support Early Warning System for environmental disasters. Happy Anniversary, P3KLL!
The natural beauty of eastern Indonesia has always been enchanting. Kupang Bay is one of which. The combination of the panoramic view of the gradation blue sea water with small islands poking above it, coral reefs, sea-grass ecosystem, including white sand and green mangrove on the coast, are very enchanting.
[FORDA] _Greater Indonesia is a representation of nation’s aspiration formulated by the founders of the nation, to achieve an independent, united, sovereign, just and prosperous Indonesia. Commemorating 75 years of Indonesian Independence Day, all elements including FORDA, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) have been struggling to achieve greater Indonesia. Greater FORDA, Greater KLHK, Greater Indonesia! Long Live Republic of Indonesia!
"Research and development (RnD) play an important role in evolvement of human civilization, we have no doubt about that," said Dr. Siti Nurbaya, the Minister of Environment and Forestry, in her remarks at the Inauguration Ceremony of Research Professors of FORDA, MoEF in Jakarta (16/7).
Research shows that the use of seeds that meet quality standard is a determining factor in the success of reforestation, land rehabilitation and plantation development. Genetic, physical, physiological and seed health quality will affect seed performance, which can determine seed quality and plant productivity in the field. The use of high-quality seeds can increase productivity by 30% -50% of tree volume increment.