Talk Show on ICT and Sustainable Agriculture
The 3rd Talk-Show in Partnership with IPB University under HRD Project – Phase 3 was successfully organized on 26 September 2023. The activity was conducted at the Campus of School Business of IPB University, attended by 134 participants which consist of students and farmers as well as students and lecturers from IPB University. The topic was focused on Smart Technology and Sustainable Agriculture, emphasizing three discussion points; (1) the transformation of food systems in Asia-Monsoon region through accelerating application of agricultural technologies (2) Promoting modernization and digitalization for the business model of millennial farmers, and (3) Lesson learned of Japan Advance technology in Agriculture Sector from Japan ASEAN Collaboration Project. Dr. Yasuro Funaki from the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science (JIRCAS) was invited to share his expertise on the discussion point (1). Mr. Sandi Octa Susila, the CEO of Mitra Tani Parahyangan and Leader of Millenial Farmers of Indonesia, shares his practical know-how on point number (2). Point (3) was elaborated by Ms. Melody Nurramdhani Laksani as Japan ASEAN Goodwill Ambassador on Food and Agriculture.