Meeting between Project Leader and the members of Sorghum TDCOP Group

Monday, July 10, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m., the event took place at Ustadz Yusuf Kune’s at Taubah Islamic Boarding School. Professor Masayuki Sakakibara, Project Leader of SRIREP Project, RIHN, Mr. Yusuf Kune, the Owner of Taubah Islamic Boarding School, and members of Gorontalo State University (UNG) including Ir. Agus Bahar Rachman, S.Pt, M.Si, PhD., Dr. rer. nat. Mohamad Jahja, S.Si., M.Si., undergraduate students: Adam Ibrahim (Animal Science), Hesti, Amar, Inda, and Bella (Translator from UNG), Ms. Ukin (Wife of Mr. Yusuf Kune), Hamjat (Bulotadaa Farmer of Al Hikmah), as well as members of livestock farming organizations, and parents of students took part in the event. The presentation by Professor Sakakibara at the event included the showing of a video on the effects of ASGM on society and the environment, followed by a questionnaire based on the video. Bella served as the interpreter as she presented a detailed explanation in Indonesian to the farmers. In addition, Ir. Agus Bahar Rachman, S.Pt, M.Si, PhD., addressed the benefits of Sorghum plantations for both local people and animals, as well as his two years of experience cultivating sorghum and caring for goats.