IPB University Summer Course Discusses Impact of COVID-19 on International Trade of Agricultural Commodities


IPB University’s Department of Economics and Development Studies, Faculty of Economics and Management, has held the 2021 Summer Course as the sixth summer course event held by the department. This year’s summer course discusses International Trade in Agriculture: Challenges and Prospects during the COVID-19 Pandemic and was opened by the Vice Rector of Internationalization, Collaboration and Alumni Affairs of IPB University, Prof Dodik Ridho Nurrochmat, and the event was attended by the Faculty Dean, Prof Nunung Nuryartono, the Head of Department, guest lecturers, lecturers of the department, and participants of the summer course. 

Participants of the event were 56 students from both local and international universities who attended the lectures of 13 guest lecturers: four lecturers from IPB University, three lecturers from local institutions (the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade and the University of Indonesia) and six lecturers from international universities (University of British Columbia - Canada, Universiti Putra Malaysia, University of Deakin - Australia, University of Adelaide - Australia, Tokyo University of Agriculture - Japan, and the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam).

The Summer Course program covers the concepts of international trade, agriculture, and developments which are enriched with analyses, empiric findings, and lessons learned from multiple countries. Besides lectures, other activities in the course included games, ice breaker, interactive discussions, individual and team tasks, paper presentations, and final evaluation. At the end of the event and after evaluations have been assessed, participants will receive three credit points.



Published Date : 15-Jul-2021

Resource Person : Prof Nunung Nuryartono

Keyword : Summer Course, Department of Economics, IPB University, Faculty of Economics and Management, International Trade of Agricultural Products

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