Faculty of Forestry team that consist of Head of Doctor Forestry Science, Master Forestry Science, and Profesi Insinyur went to Riau on 2023 November, 29th until 30th. We visits 3 agencies which are: P3ES, Arara Abadi, and RAPP. This visitation aims to escalate relationship between Faculty of Forestry UGM and those agencies; and also to promote postgraduate program of Faculty of Forestry UGM.
First, we went to Pusat Pengendalian Pembangunan Ekoregion Sumatera (P3ES) that located in Pekanbaru City. Head of P3ES, Puji Iswari, S.Hut., M.Si. welcomed us warmly. She invited other government agencies and private companies to join our event. There were ± 40 persons who joined this event.
PT Arara Abadi (Sinarmas Forestry) was our second destination. They welcomed us nicely, so that they invited all site employees whose are alumni of UGM and other university in Yogyakarta. Besides of promotion event, it was also a medium to be gathered event of university alumni from Yogyakarta.
Last but not least, we visits PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (Mill) or RAPP APRIL in Pelalawan Town. Thomas Handoko as RAPP General Manager received us in April Learning Institute (ALI) building. He took us to company tour and describe a little bit about RAPP. They met us with Universitas Gadjah Mada alumni whose work there. We discussed and talked a lot, until the last time before promotion event start. It ended with collaboration agreement between RAPP APRIL and Faculty of Forestry UGM.
Before our flight to Yogyakarta, Keluarga Alumni Universitas Gadjah Mada Fakultas Kehutanan Pekanbaru (Kagamahut Pekanbaru) invite us to join Farewell Dinner. It was a great 2 hours night!
It’s a successful visitation. Everything run nicely and smoothly. We are honored to welcomed warmly there. Thank you, Riau! Faculty of Forestry, Universitas Gadjah Mada is waiting for you! We will see you again in Yogyakarta!