Outstanding, Fahutan IPB University Students Won 3 Awards in International Scientific Writing Competition

 Three students of the Faculty of Forestry and Environment (Fahutan) of IPB University won the championship in an international competition entitled "The Role of Youth in Achieving Sustainable Forest & Environmental Management in the New Normal Era", (8-9/8).  The three students were in 3rd place, Runner-up I and II rankings.

 This competition is a series of The 3rd International Summer Course on Forestry and Environment with the theme “Sustainable Forest and Environmental Management in New Normal Era: Conservation, Biodiversity, and Culture (ForSC2022)” which was held virtually by Fahutan IPB University.  This activity was attended by 81 participants from 6 countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nepal, Pakistan and the Philippines.

 “The three students are required to write a short article which is then selected by the assessment team.  Then the top five with the best scores were announced to fight in the final round.  They must present their written ideas to the judges.  They are Dr. Pranab J Patar from the Global Foundation (India), Dr. Eva Rachmawati (Indonesia), and Muhammad Iqbal Maulana (Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands)," said Dr Adisti PP Hartoyo, Lecturer of Fahutan IPB University.

 Muhammad Raihan Santoso, a student from the Forest Management Department of IPB University who won 3rd place brought the idea of Mangroves for Carbon Sequestration and Tourism Potential.  This issue becomes very interesting in the midst of the global issue of climate change.

 Giannisa Salsabila K, a student from the Department of Forest Products who won the first runner-up prize, took the theme The Role of Youth in Achieving Sustainable Forest and Environmental Management in the New Normal Era.  Meanwhile, Maulana Zaki, a student of the Silviculture Department, won the second runner-up place with the theme Malapari Oil as An Alternative To Biodiesel Fuel.  They competed with participants both from abroad and within the country.  (*) (IAAS/GHN)

Published Date : 17-Aug-2022

Resource Person : Muhammad Raihan Santoso

Keyword : Fahutan, IPB University, summer course, students