Public Lecture entitled The Optimization of Urban Space for Organic Crop Production by Master of Agroecotechnology Program  

Public Lecture entitled The Optimization of Urban Space for Organic Crop Production by Master of Agroecotechnology Program  

Master of Agroecotechnology Program  (MAE) held a public lecture entitled “The Optimization of Urban Space for Organic Crop Production” on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at GB 1 room 4, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu. This public lecture presented Drs. Fajar Wiryono,  the Secretary General of Indonesian Organic Farming Society (MAPORINA), as the resource person, to discusses various aspects of organic crop productio in urban areas.

In addition to the academic community of the faculty of agriculture, this public lecture was also attended by lecturers and students of the Rejang Lebong Academy (AKREL), representatives of the Bengkulu City Agriculture Office, Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology (AIAT) of Bengkulu, farmer women’s groups, and members of Bengkulu MAPORINA, totaling up to 140 participants. In this lecture, Mr. Fajar had opened the participants’ horizons while motivating them to utilize every available space in urban areas for crop production. Indeed, organic farming has many advantages when compared to conventional farming, including: environmentally friendly, healthy, and  be a source of familu food and income, “said Mr. Fajar Wiryono.

 

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