Tue, Feb. 1, 2011

Prof. Hadi Susilo Arifin as an expert of “pekarangan”, traditional Indonesian home garden, was invited to join a meeting by Dr. Haryono, a chair of Research & Development Board, Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia. Therefore, during lunch break Prof Hadi Susilo Arifin is leaving¬† MWA Workshop in UI Campus Depok for a meeting in “Badan Litbang Pertanian” – Jl. Ragunan No. 29, Jakarta.¬† Meeting agenda is how to discus regarding preparation of visit Pacitan – President of RI next March 2011, especially site visit of “rumah/pekarangan pangan”. Pakarangan as a piece of land surrounding the house building should be promotted as a potential agricultural land in order to conserve agriculture bio-diversity for food security and food diversification source.