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BIOTROP Courier Vol. XVIII Q2 2016

The increasing need for mastering Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is becoming apparent in these recent years, especially for spatial plans in Indonesia. Therefore, this quarter, BIOTROP proudly conducted a 26-day training on “Geography Information System to Elevate Government’s Capacity-Participatory Mapping and Planning PMAP 2)” as an implementation of MoA between BIOTROP and Land Equity International based in the USA, attended by thirty participants of government institutions from Jambi, Nusa Tenggara Barat and Nusa Tenggara Timur provinces. The hands-on skills provided by this training can finally be used to develop spatial plan for respective district of the participants.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. XVIII Q1 2016

Happy New Year to all our readers! I hope you all had a good start of 2016 like our Centre had! For the first quarter, we were honored by the visits of New Zealand Ambassador to Indonesia and Indonesian Ambassadors to Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua; People’s Republic of Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia; and Ecuador.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 15 No. 4 (Oct- Dec 2013)

We consider the last quarter of 2013 as a memorable and gratifying period for us as regards the activities we conducted.We are humbled by the commendation of our Governing Board on our accomplishments for fiscal year 2012-2013 during its 51st meeting on 1-3 October in Bogor.  We take pride in implementing our First International Conference on Tropical Biology held back-to-back with our GB meeting on 3-4 October.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 15 No. 3 (July- Sept 2013)

In line with undertaking special initiatives under the 9th Five Year Development Plan (2012 – 2017), the BIOTROP’s First  Quarterly Technical Seminar Series was held on 26 August 2013 at the Centre’s headquarters in Bogor with Prof. Dr. Benito C.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 15 No. 2 (April- June 2013)

At the regional level,  SEAMEO BIOTROP has organized the Third Regional Training Course on Prevention and Control of Mycotoxins  in Food and Feed staff. In addition, the first SEAMEO BIOTROP in-country Training Course on Tissue Culture Technology for Plant Propagation and Nursery Management  was held in Lao PDR. This activity was held in cooperation with the Lao National Agriculture and Forestry Research  Institute.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 15 No. 1 (Jan - Mar 2013)

At the regional level, SEAMEO BIOTROP has organized the Third Regional Training Course on Prevention and Control of Mycotoxins in Food and Feed staff. In addition, the first SEAMEO BIOTROP in-country Training Course on Tissue Culture Technology for Plant Propagation and Nursery Management was held in Lao PDR. This activity was held in cooperation with the Lao National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 14 No. 4 (Oct-Dec 2012)

Greeting from BIOTROP!  The last quarter of 2012 SEAMEO BIOTROP’s programs and activities signified by the completion of research and training activities as well as other important and strategic Centre’s events and  achievements.  19 research projects including 6 research grants for PhD students were completed and 8 training course two seminars workshop and  two symposia were conducted regionally and  nationally.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 13 No. 3 (July- Sept 2011)

During the third quarter of 2011 the following activities were conducted.The Centre was privileged to be organizers and co-organizer of three activities in July and August 2011. These were the 6th Regional Training Workshop on the Biodiversity and Conservation of Bryophytes followed by a one-day Regional Symposium on Bryology and Lichenology in Malesiana.

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 13 No. 4 (Oct-Dec 2011)

For SEAMEO BIOTROP, the last quarter of 2011 culminated with the completion of our  research and training activities and other learning events which we consider as among our significant achievements for this year.  That means 18 research projects, including the PhD theses of our grantees, and 8 training courses/ seminar-workshops/symposium. But what made this quarter more significant and memorable to us were the approval of our 9th Five-Year Development Plan (2012-2017) by our Governing Board and the collaboration with SEAMEO SEARCA in conducting a seminar-workshop on climate change adaptation in agriculture back-to-back with our respective Governing Board Meetings (GBM).

BIOTROP Courier Vol. 14 No. 1 (Jan - Mar 2012)

As  a  result  of  the  established  collaboration  among  the SEAMEO  Centers, the  SEAMEO  BIOTROP  and  SEAMEO SEARCA  Governing  Board  Meeting  and  Seminar-Workshop  on  “State  of  the  Art  of  Climate  Change Adaptation  in  Southeast  Asia”  were  jointly  held. The conduct  of  this  seminar-workshop    was  a    result  of cooperation among SEAMEO BIOTROP , SEAMEO SEARCA and  the  Government  of  Indonesia. The  Centre  has  the  privilege  to  organize three collaborative activities during January and March 2012.