Crisis in the Agricultural sector - Faculty of Agriculture, Udayana University held a Guest Lecture entitled Sustainable Agriculture Sector for Global Resilience Future

Indonesia targets to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. To help achieve this dream, it is hoped that young people will move and change towards a better Indonesia. Aiming to increase knowledge of global impacts related to emissions and sustainable agriculture related to SDGs, on Tuesday, April 16 2024, the Faculty of Agriculture (FP) Udayana University (UNUD) in collaboration with the Master of Environmental Sciences UNUD held a guest lecture with the theme Sustainable Agriculture Sector for Global Resilience Future. This activity was attended by more than 200 participants consisting of UNUD Faculty of Agriculture Lecturers, UNUD Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) Lecturers, UNUD Environmental Science Masters Students, along with UNUD Faculty of Agriculture Students. This event was opened by the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, UNUD, Dr. Ir. Gusti Ngurah Alit Susanta Wirya, SP., M.Agr. The Dean of FP UNUD emphasized that the very rapid development of technology is expected to improve quality in the agricultural sector, and also hopes that FP activities in collaboration with the UNUD Environmental Science Masters can provide good benefits for academics and international cooperation.

This guest lecture activity invited a speaker from The University of Western Australia - Professor (Dr) Kadambot H.M Siddique who provided knowledge about Carbon Neutral Farming-Challenging and Opportunities along with inviting Professor at the Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. Dr. Ir. I Nyoman Rai, M.S. with the topic Bali Agriculture-Food, Economy, Environment and Culture-Resilience Future in Bali. Professor (Dr) Kadambot H.M Siddique discussed a lot regarding the carbon produced by agriculture, 19% of which is the result of Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions, therefore the use of GHG must be minimized to reduce carbon. The second speaker was Prof. Dr. Ir. I Nyoman Rai, M.S. discussing a lot related to agricultural development on the island of Bali as well as downstream research with partners from the agricultural government in Bali.