The 2nd Thailand-Indonesia “Expert group meeting on Agriculture”, Koh Samui-Thailand, 19-20 September 2011

The 2nd Thailand-Indonesia Expert group meeting on Agriculture, Koh Samui-Thailand, 19-20 September 2011

In this meeting IPB was represented by Dr. Yusman Syaukat (Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management IPB) and Prof. Iskandar Z. Siregar (Director, Reserach and Strategic Issue Studies IPB). This bi-annual meeting discussed topics along the value chain of agriculture production covering areas such water management, seed production, institutional arrangement, post-harvesting handling, human resource development etc.

About Iskandar Z Siregar

Dr. Iskandar Z Siregar is a professor at the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia. His research interests are Population Genetics of Forest Trees, Molecular Genetics of Forest Plants, , Conservation and Sustainable Management of Tropical Forest Genetic Resources, Forest Tree Improvement, Forest Adaptation and Genetics in Silviculture. Current research projects are Genetic Variation of Shorea spp, Aquillaria spp., Melia spp. and Toona spp, Genetic Marker based Chain of Custody (CoC) in Timber (teak, agarwood and dipterocarps), Genetic Risks of Species Extincion (Endangered Shorea spp.), Conservation of Tree Genetic Resources outside Forests.
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