Even Semester: February – July 2011

Prof. Hadi Susilo Arifin has conducted community services in national level during even semester, from February to July 2011. Most of the activities of community services in “pekarangan” topic were supported by “Badan Ketahanan Pangan (BKP)”/Food Security Board through “Percepatan Penganekaragaman Konsumsi Pangan (P2KP)”/Acceleration of Food Consumption Diversification, Ministry of Agriculture. As a member of “Pokja Ahli Dewan Ketahanan Pangan – Nasional”/National Task Force Expert of Food Security Council, Prof. Hadi Susilo Arifin attended some workshop, seminar and meeting in order to formulate a policy concept for food availability and food security. Pekarangan, as a piece of land surrounding the house is a potential landscape to conserve agro-biodiversity. Therefore, pekarangan could be promoted as agricultural landscape. Pekarangan agro-biodiversity may serve additional food and additional income for family level, e.g. products from starchy crops, fruit plants, medicinal plant, vegetable crops, spice crops, industrial plants, as well as ornamental plants.

24-25 February 2011: Master of Trainer (MOT) – Pusat Konsumsi dan Keamanan Pangan (P2KP), Badan Ketahanan Pangan (BKP), Ministry of Agriculture in Grand USU Hotel, Cisarua Bogor. Theme: Pekarangan Management (Participant: 20).

06 – 10 March 2011: Training of Trainer (TOT) – Pusat Konsumsi dan Keamanan Pangan, Badan Ketahanan Pangan, Ministry of Agriculture – in Kinasih Hotel , Caringin Bogor. Theme: Pekarangan Management (Participant: 300 specialist extension service from 300 Districts in Indonesia).

17-19 March 2011: Workshop of “Apresiasi Diversifikasi Pangan”, Badan Penyuluhan dan Pengembangan Sumberdaya Manusia Pertanian, Agriculture Training Center, Ministry of Agriculture – in Hotel Diana Pura – Seminyak Bali. Theme: Pekarangan Management (Participant: 20 Widyaswara).

29-30 Mar 2011: Apresiasi dan Lokakarya P2KP, Badan Ketahanan Pangan Daerah Riau Province – Pekanbaru – in Mutiara Merdeka Hotel. Theme: Pekarangan Management (Participant: 50 Extension Service Agents – came from all Kabupaten/Kota-Riau Province)

04 April 2011: Food Crisis and Global Climate Change Seminar and Workshop – National Food Security Council (DKP)– in Bidakara Hotel, Jakarta – DKP member and linked stakeholders.

07-10 April 2011: Survey for “Rumah Hijau” Design – Pekan Nasional 2011, Badan Ketahanan Pangan Daerah, East Kalimantan Province, and Studium Generale in University of Mulawarman. Theme: “Manajemen Pekarangan dalam Jasa Ekosistem dan Pemberdayaannya bagi Ketahanan Pangan Keluarga” (Participant: 60 students and Faculty Member)

16-18 June 2011: Training of Acceleration of Food Consumption Diversification (P2KP), Local Food security Board (BKPD), Banten Province – in Wisma Menes. Theme: “Manajemen Pekarangan dalam Jasa Ekosistem dan Pemberdayaannya bagi Ketahanan Pangan Keluarga”/Pakarangan Management in Ecosystem Services and Revitalization of Family Food Security (Participant: 150 extension service agents from 5 kabupaten/kota – Banten Province)

23 June 2011: Special Lecture for Field Work (KKP) Students. Theme: Small Pekarangan Utilization and Empowerment. Participant: 34 students of Landscape Architecture Department, IPB.

15-16 July 2011: “Pelatihan Guru sebagai Tenaga Tutor Konsumsi Pangan untuk Anak SD dalam Mendukung Percepatan Penganekaragaman Konsumsi Pangan di Kabupaten Muara Enim” – in Faculty of Human Ecology, IPB. Theme: “Manajemen Pekarangan dan Kebun Sekolah untuk Pemberdayaan Ketahanan Pangan Masyarakat”/Management of Pekarangan and School Garden for Community Food Security Empowerment (Participant: 40 teachers of Primary School, Muara Enim District, South Sumatra Province)

23 July 2011: Talk show of Birds Around Us, BirdWalk and BirdTalk – BirdLife Indonesia and SMART FM Radio. Theme: “Birds Friendly Pekarangan” in Krida Loka, Senayan Jakarta.

25 July 2011: Workshop of National Food Security Council/Dewan Ketahanan Pangan (DKP) Nasional: “Perumusan kebijakan dan Teknis Operasional Swasembada Pangan Berkelanjutan” – in Royal Hotel Bogor

29 July 2011: Meeting of Food Security Board through Acceleration of Food Consumption Diversification/ “Percepatan Penganekaragaman Konsumsi Pangan (P2KP)”, Ministry of Agriculture – in Permata Hotel Bogor