Press Release : 1st English Group Discussion (ERUPSION)

Author: Dhimas Khairuman

The Amphiteater UGM, April 13th, 2018 — The Forestry Education and Language Commission of IFSA LC UGM had held the English Group Discussion (ERUPSION) on April 13th, 2018, in order to gave the participants more information about some topics that would be discussed in 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS). The participants of this discussion are the members of IFSA LC UGM. The speaker of this discussion is Mr. Andita Aulia Pratama, S.Hut., M.Sc., usually known as Mr. Dito. Mr.Dito is one of IFSA LC UGM alumni and also a lecturer of Faculty of Forestry UGM. The aim of this event is to increase the knowledge of IFSA LC UGM members about rainforest, but we focused on Forests Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Forest Investment and Trade, and also Community Forestry.

We know that rainforest is one of the most important thing in the world. It can provide mostly our needs for a living itself, such as industrial, economic, conservation, social needs, etc. In this discussion mostly we focused on talking about economic, conservation, and social needs through Forest in NDCs, Forest Investment and Trade, and also Community Forestry. Forest in NDCs is our national target to develop forest contribution on climate change mitigation, one of the implementation is REDD+. Forest Investment and Trade is a program that utilize forest product to develop the economy by considering developing factor of the forest itself. Community Forestry is the situation that involves local people on forestry activities. Those topics that we had discussed is our national concerns in this era.

The discussion was opened by the Master of Ceremony (MC), Dhimas Khairuman and Almas Abdul Ibrizzah, to boost up the atmosphere and introduce the speaker to the participants, and then we moved to the presentation session by Mr. Dito. The material that Mr.Dito delivered is about forest policy and NDCs, forest investment, and also community forestry. Next, we entered the discussion session and the participants were quite active to ask questions about the material that Mr. Dito had delivered. Beside discussion session, the organizing committee had a little quiz game and closing statement from the speaker. We had so much fun and gain more new knowledge from this event, see you on the next ERUPSION!

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