Food Security and Special Safeguard Mechanism Analysis for Main Commodities in the Implementation of WTO Agreement
National food security would continue being the concern of the Government in national development. Many efforts have done by the Government, including the legislation of Food Law, UU No 18/2012. The substance of the newly released Food Law was well discussed in Seminar of Agricultural and Rural Development on 25 April 2013, conducted by ICASEPS, at Seminar Room, Building A 4th floor, Jl. Yani No. 70 Bogor presenting Dr Hermanto, former secretary of Agency of Food Security during 2005 - February 2012. On that seminar, Dr Hermanto presented a paper titling “Undang-undang (Law) No No 18/2012 about Food and The Prospect of National Food Security “. Dr Hermanto discussed structure of chapters and important articles of that law elaborating his wide experience of the essential aspect of the Food Law.
Regulations of WTO, State Trading Enterprises, and Food Price Stabilization Program
Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS) has conducted a Seminar of Agricultural and Rural Development on 10 April 2013, at Seminar Room of ICASEPS, Building A 4th floor, Jl. Yani No. 70 Bogor. The speaker, Dr. Erwidodo, presented a paper with title was “The Regulation of WTO, State Trading Enterprises, and Food Price Stabilization Program”. The seminar aimed to sharpen and to seek input and suggestion for the readiness of Indonesia to face single market of ASEAN in 2015.
Annual Membership Meeting (RAT) Year Book 2012 of Employees’ Cooperative of ICASEPS (KOPAGRO)
On Monday, 1 April 2013, at Seminar Room of ICASEPS, Building A 4th floor, Jl. Yani No. 70 Bogor, 143 members of employees’ cooperative conducted annual meeting of year book 2012, including management, supervisors, and invited guests from Bogor Office of Cooperative and Small Medium Enterprises and Center for Employee Cooperative of Indonesian Government Officer (PKPRI). The annual meeting agenda were submitting Managerial Report; presenting Working Program and Budget-Expenditure in 2013; presenting supervisory result of 2012, and electing management and supervisors for 2013-2015.
Training of Capacity Building for Socio Economic Researchers of Agency for Agricultural Research and Development
Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies conducted a training of “Capacity Building for Socio Economic Researchers of Agency for Research and Development on Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Research” from 13 – 27 March 2013 at Buiding of Training Center for Applied Technology of Health and Clinical Epidemiology, Jl, Dr. Semeru No. 63 Bogor. The resource persons were lecturers, professional persons, and researchers from Agency for Research and Development. Lectures came from Padjadjaran University (UNPAD) and Bogor Agricultural University (IPB).
Capturing Issues for Social Economic Research in 2014
In order to seek actual issues of social economic research and to improve working integrity within the Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS) conducted an activity to capture actual issues for research in 2014 on Tuesday, 27 February 2013. The resource persons came from Planning Bureau, Secretary of Technical Directorate General (Food Crop, Horticulture, Estate Crops, Animal, Processing and Marketing, and Infrastructure), Secretary of Agency for Food Security, and Agency for Agricultural Extension and Human Resources Development. All deputy directors under Agency for Agrcultural Research and Development attended this occasion joining with researchers of ICASEPS.
Seminar of Research Proposal Execution List Document (DIPA) in 2013
On 18 – 19 February 2013 (Monday - Tuesday), Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS) conducted seminar of research proposal Execution List Document (DIPA) in 2013 at Seminar Room of ICASEPS, Building A 4th floor, Jl. Yani No. 70 Bogor. This seminar aimed to sharpen the operational proposal and was attended by around 100 people, consisting of researchers and researcher candidates who came from ICASEPS and other institutes. The seminar was opened and closed officially by director, Dr. Handewi P. Saliem. Topics of this seminar as follows: