IPB was Ready to Cooperate in Promoting Lingga District

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) with Lingga District, Riau Islands would soon realize the agreement contained in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) some time ago, namely the cooperation in the fields of agriculture, livestock, fisheries and tourism. Therefore, the leadership ranks of the Local Government of Lingga District re-visited IPB to discuss the cooperation measures to be undertaken. Being present the Regent of Lingga, the Chairman of DPRD of Lingga District and the ranks of the Regional Work Units / Satuan Kerja Perangkat Daerah (SKPD) received by the Rector of IPB in the Meeting Room of Rector, Campus of IPB Darmaga, Bogor (8/3). 

The Rector of IPB, Prof.Dr. Herry Suhardiyanto, said the presence of this Regent as the first real collaboration of IPB with Lingga District. The Rector explained that IPB had 9 faculties, the school of business, the school of vocation and the school of postgraduate which were ready to promote the agriculture in Lingga District.

Added by the Rector, that the number of the doctorate of  IPB was the largest compared to other  public universities (PTN). IPB was known as the university that mostly generated the patent. In 2015, the most commercialization were patent. Other than that, IPB was included in 100 Top University in the world for the fields of Agriculture and Forestry.

“But of course it is not enough just with the appreciation, but it takes the real work on the ground. We can realize the patent to the community. More importantly, the waving of the pennants of IPB throughout the country, included in Lingga District. Let us fill this cooperation to advance Lingga District. Lingga District has a tremendous potential, should be managed with appropriate knowledge base,” he explained. 

Responding to what was delivered by the Rector of IPB, the Regent of Lingga, H. Alias Wello, SIP, conveyed his desire to organize the ongoing development, so that the development of the action plan could be resolved. “We invite IPB to come to Lingga, immediately we are on the spot,” he said.

Other than that, the cooperation which would also be applied was to realize the education program which was equivalent with the diploma. The Regent was vey enthusiastic about the development of the empty islands, therefore he wanted to immediately conduct the scientific development there, given the strategic geographical location. (dh)



Published Date : 10-Mar-2017

Subject : Prof. Dr. Herry Suhardiyanto , H. Alias Wello, SIP

Keyword : IPB was Ready to Cooperate in Promoting Lingga District