Pangkep (12/07) – Head of Agriculture Office of Pangkep Regency, Hj. Ir.Sriwati M.Hum, opened the Climate Change Adaptation Field School Guide for Rice, Ponds and Yard, at Transit Hotel, Maros, South Sulawesi, on July 12, 2017.
The training was held for 6 days, 12 – 17 July 2017, followed by 18 peasants, PPL, POPT and Mandoti Partners. This activity aims to prepare Climate Change Adaptation Field School Guide for Rice, pounds and yard in the Vulnerable Food and Economic Development Program through Sustainable Agriculture in Drought Prone Areas of Pangkep Regency, South Sulawesi.
The training was organized by the FIELD Indonesia Foundation and Mandoti Foundation, in cooperation with the Pangkep District Agriculture Office, and funded by The Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF), in cooperation with USAID.
“Hopefully, this program will carry out some activities and give good results. Climate change can trigger pests, so Field School will give meaning and benefit, especially to overcome pest and can increase production in climate change condition.Climate change is to be faced, to reduce the negative effects of climate change, such as droughts and floods.The improvement of human resources through Field School activities is very good, so thanks to the FIELD Foundation and Mandoti, has put this program in Pangkep District. Rice production will increase, and surpass the national average.” explained Ibu Hj. Ir.Sriwati M.Hum, Head of Agriculture Office of Pangkep Regency.
The existence of making biopori is very good, how to absorb water (into the soil), and water can be used longer. They want this activity not only in three villages but in all 65 villages. This activity can later be developed and become an example in other villages. (HS)
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