March 2019

IPB in Top 100 QS World University Ranking by Agriculture & Forestry Subject 2019

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) showcased its firm standing as part of world’s most prestigious agricultural-and-forest-focused universities; and classified in the same group (QS WUR by Subject: Agriculture and Forestry #51-100) with Yale University (U.S.A), Sydney University (Australia), Universiti Putra Malaysia (Malaysia), Hokkaido University (Japan) and several other well-known universities. Earlier, IPB was also placed in Top 40 Most Sustainable University in the world and ranked 2 nationally, according to the UI Green Metric.

IPB Strengthened Ties with Saga University: Veterinary Medicine Collaboration and More Student Mobility

IPB reinforced its academic collaboration with Saga University, Japan. The alliance was marked by courtesy visit by Rector of Saga University—Prof. Kohji Miyazaki and delegations to IPB on last February 15th, 2019 in IPB Dramaga Campus, Bogor. Rector of IPB—Dr. Arif Satria led the discussion on reinforcing partnership in the field of veterinary medicine in particular, besides promoting the already-existing collaboration agendas, such as student mobility through various programs.

Korean International Cooperation Agency Visit to IPB on Higher Education Collaboration Exploration

The President of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and delegations expressed their views on the importance of strengthening the role and capacity of higher education in Indonesia during their visit to Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). They greatly appreciated IPB’s steps through the agri-preneurship model that is being developed and hopes to work together to learn from each other.

IPB–Oxford UniversityQueensland University Joint Seminar and Workshop on Food System Dynamics

The Vocational School of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), in collaboration with several universities and institutions, organized the “Food System Dynamics” seminar at IPB International Convention Center on February 21st, 2019. Senior agro-economists from various renowned institutions partook in this activity. Dr. John Ingram (Oxford University, U.K.) and Prof. Bill Bellotti (Queensland University, Australia shared their expertise regarding global food system, nutrition challenges, key issues in food systems, food system thinking, and policy intervention in the food system.

Business School of IPB–Tokyo University of Agriculture Established Cooperation in Field Practices

The Business School of Bogor Agricultural University cooperated with the Faculty of International Agriculture and Food Studies, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan to implement field practice in Bio-business as a direct practice in the field based on theory or understanding of courses taught in the classroom. This cooperation will also allow IPB students to strengthen their knowledge through on-field experiences.

IPB Primate Research Center Introduced Two Forest Conservation Experts from U.S.A. and Canada

The Primate Research Center of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) introduced forest conservation experts from the USA to have an insight of conservation forest management through the introduction of the community to organic farming, sheep farming and community health programs to avoid the community penetrating the forest. The topic of Captive Management of Nonhuman Primate was also discussed.IPB–Thai Institute of Technology–Laos University Boosted Collaboration on Geophysics and Meteorology

Department of Geophysics and Meteorology from Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), initiated a collaboration with universities in Laos and Thailand. The commencement of this cooperation was carried out in the form of research cooperation, student exchanges, and teaching staff. This cooperation was designed to enhance IPB academia’s readiness in performing to the global challenges.IPB–Utsunomiya University Exchanged Students to Gain Expertise in Agricultural Technology

Ten outstanding students of Department of Mechanical Engineering and Bio-systems, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) participated in Sakura Exchange Program in Science at Utsunomiya University, Japan. This program was designed to involve students in various activities so that they can explore knowledge of science, technology, culture and tourism in Japan.Three IPB Students in Top 15 Essays at The Asia Speaks – Indonesian Chapter

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) with the Asian Youth Council, International Youth Center, and Malaysian Ministry of Youth and Culture, coordinated Asia Speaks Indonesian Chapter (ASCI) to discuss about world food issues with the young and evolving groups of food producers and develop strategies to cope with both the increasing population and food demand. Three IPB students—Hanief Al Naufal, Arnita Rodelina Turnip and Shafira Alfarisi made their way to get into 15 Top Essays.