Faculty of Agriculture, Hasanuddin University, in partnership collaboration to facilitate a talk show with the title, “Climate Crisis and Food Security of Traditional Peoples.” The activity took place starting at 09.00 Wita on the 1st floor of the Faperta Hall, Monday (9/10).
Present at the activity, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture Prof. Dr. Ir. Salengke, M.Sc together with the Vice Dean for Partnerships, Research and Innovation, Dr. Ir. Mahyuddin, M.Sc. Representing partners, namely Arham Ansyhar as Executive Director of the Sulawesi Community Foundation (SCF).
Starting the activity, Arham Ansyhar explained that SCF divides work areas based on provincial government administration. Each provincial region has strategic partners connected in a forum. He added that SCF is active in its efforts to realize the sustainability of Natural Resources (SDA) and the welfare of the people of Sulawesi.
The activity was officially opened by the Dean of Faperta, Prof. Dr. Ir. Salengke, M.Sc. He personally expressed his appreciation and thanks for holding the talk show. Prof Salengke explained that this is one of the archipelago programs so he believes that these programs will produce something good.
“The Faculty of Agriculture is willing to collaborate with various partners that can produce benefits for the common good. We are very open if partners utilize the resources of the Faculty of Agriculture Unhas,” he said.
Prof. Salengke hopes that in continued cooperation, more Human Resources (HR) will be involved in realizing various programs in the future. This is due to the fact that there is still a lot of access to remote areas which prevents human resources in these areas from developing.
After giving a speech, an MoU was signed between the Faculty of Agriculture and the Sulawesi Community Foundation. It is hoped that the signing of the MoU will be the first step in building cooperation.
The activity continued with a talk show agenda related to the climate crisis and food security of indigenous communities. The academic resource person present, Prof. Dr. Ir. Dorothea Agnes Rampisela, M.Sc, Prof. Dr. forest. Muhammad Alif. K.S, S.Hut., M.Si, Prof. Dr. Ir. Meta Mahendradatta, and Sabila as representatives of the Kaluppini Enrekang Traditional Women. The talk show took place interactively until 14.00 Wita.