24 Nov

World Food Day 2016: Feast in Forest!

[IFSA LC UGM PRESENTS]

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Talkshow & Bazaar : World Food Day 2016 Feast in Forest.
 
World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. On October 16, people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. Forests, trees and agroforestry systems contribute to food security and nutrition in many ways.
 
Let’s find out what our can do to help eradicate hunger!
 
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01 Nov

Press Release 44th IFSS Austria and Germany

Hi everyone! We would like to share the experience of IFSS delegates during 44th International Forestry Students’ Symposium (IFSS) in Austria and Germany.

IFSS is the largest annual event of International Forestry Students Association with the general assembly as the main agenda. This event was held for two weeks and was attended by hundreds of students from all IFSA’s local committees all around the world. This event provided opportunity for students to exchange knowledge and build networks so they mutually find out information about the condition of forests in each participating country.

 

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The delegates from International Forestry Students’ Association Local Committee Universitas Gadjah Mada (IFSA LC UGM) are Athiyyah Faadhilah and Sigit Bagus Darmawan to attend 44th IFSS. They went to University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) in the morning to attend Opening Ceremony of 44th IFSS. There were speeches from Martin Gerzabek (Rector of BOKU), Gerhard Mannsberger (Director General of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment, and Water Management), May Anne Then (IFSA President), Alexander Buck (Executive Director of IUFRO), Marc Palahi (Director of EFI), and Lisa Lehner (IFSS Chair).

The 44th IFSS was officially begun. They had 27th General Assembly of International Forestry Students’ Association, there were five plenary sessions. The delegates were responsible to participate the most important annual agenda of IFSA. In each session of 27th General Assembly discussed different topic, such as report of former IFSA officials 2015-2016, statutes changes, selection of the next IFSA official 2016-2017, selection of host of IFSS 2018, and selection of host of Interim 2016-2017.

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