Directorate of International Program held The 11th IPB Talks on Complexity and Sustainability Sciences “ Land Use Change, Water, and Drought” on July 10, 2018. Dr. Henny A.J. Van Lanen as Associate Professor Wageningen University and Research (WUR) delivered his presentation about“ Drought: Part of a Multi-hazard Early Warning System”. Dr. Suria Darma Tarigan, an Associate Professor at Departement of Soil and Land Resources, Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), IPB Center for Transdiciplinary and Sustainability Sciences (IPB CTSS) shared his expertise about “Impact of Changes in Land Use and Climate on the Water Security in Indonesia”. There are many factors intensifying drought in the future in Indonesia i.e. land use change and population growth, poor land use management causing reservoir sedimentation, and climate change. The drought can be solved by collaboration between ministry of agriculture, ministry of forestry, and ministry of public works to develop infrastructure and to improve land use management in Indonesia.
You can access the presentation HERE