Center for Global Field Study Hosts Delegation from Bogor Agricultural University Indonesia


The Center for Global Field Study (CGFS) recently hosted a Delegation from the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) in West Java, Indonesia from 15-17 March 2013.  The delegation included Prof Eriyatno, Senior Advisor to the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development Studies (CARDS) at IPB;  Prof Yonny Koesmaryono, Vice Rector of IPB;  Dr. Lala Kolopaking, Director of CARDS-IPB;  and Mrs. Liesa Larasati, Senior Researcher at the Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development.  During their visit to the UW, the delegation met with faculty members from the CGFS, the South East Asian Center, the Depts. of Psychology and Anthropology, the School for Environmental and Forest Sciences, and the Washington National Primate Research Center.  The meetings focused on the possible collaboration in the areas of community forest management and bioenergy development, “green tourism,” and environmental training programs in Indonesia.  The Seattle-Surabaya Sister City Association (SSSCA) hosted a dinner for the delegation


Prof. Kyes (2nd from lt) with members of the Indonesian Delegation (from lt to rt): Dr. Lala Kolopaking, Prof. Yonny Koesmaryono, and Prof. Eriyatno Indonesian Delegation’s meeting with faculty members from the School for Environmental and Forest Sciences