Friday Tour of IPB in Kelurahan Balumbang Jaya


Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) continued to commit to run the program of Friday Tour in the village / kelurahan around the campus. This year, the focus of activities on the implementation of the hygiene and the sanitation on the Small Micro and Middle Enterprises (UMKM) of the food household industry.

In Friday (6/10), the team of the Friday Tour of IPB came back to Kelurahan Balumbang Jaya, West Bogor Sub-district, Bogor City. The activity of the Friday Tour of IPB this time was placed in Mushola Nuril Falah Kp. Cilubang RT. 03 RW. 04.

Village Head of Balumbang Jaya, Agus Suwondo, SE,  thanked to IPB which had established the partnership relationship through the Friday Tour of IPB activity. “Although I am just a month to be the Village Head of Balumbang Jaya, but I already know that IPB so far has helped many of the residents of Balumbang Jaya. Not only in the assistance and the guidance of the agricultural sector and UMKM, but IPB also sympathizes with a lot of orphans,” he said.

Therefore, he hoped that this Friday Tour of IPB activity in the village / kelurahan around the campus should be maintained and sustainable. “The existence of IPB with the Friday Tour is a lot of benefits and help the residents around the campus, to be more prosperous economy,” he added.

Chairman of the entourgae of the Friday Tour of IPB from Institute for Research and Community Services (LPPM) of IPB, drh. Rahmat Hidayat, M.Si, said that the ultimate goal of the Friday Tour of IPB activities in 17 villages / kelurahan around the campus was so that the existence of IPB in the middle of the residents around campus could be useful, both in the field of agriculture in a broad sense, education, health, economy, and environment.

He hoped that the residents around the campus would communicate directly and came to IPB. “The community around the campus should be able to study and have the lecture in IPB. Increase the school performance. The existence of IPB in the middle of the residents around the campus should be really utilized as much as possible,” he said.

The activity of the Friday Tour of IPB in this Kelurahan Balumbang Jaya was started with the Product Hygiene Training of UMKM by the research of Center of Food Science and Technology and Agriculture of Southeast Asia (SEAFAST) of LPPM of IPB, Ria Noviar S.T.P. This training provided the knowledge on how business actors could produce the food, maintain the cleanliness, and take precautions to avoid the food and drink from the risk of danger, both physical, chemical, and biological dangers that could cause the disease. 

The Team of the Friday Tour also had the opportunity to give compensation to 20 orphans; the air of the health equipment for the Integrated Service Post; and the learning supplies in the form of Iqro and Al Qur’an books for Majlis Taklim. Also attending this event were Agrianita of IPB, the team of Public Relations of IPB, and the team of LPPM of IPB. (Awl)



Published Date : 11-Oct-2017

Subject : drh. Rahmat Hidayat, M.Si

Keyword : Jumling IPB di Kelurahan Balumbang Jaya