BANDUNG - Minister of Agriculture Andi Amran Sulaiman met with all state university dean of agriculture faculty to plan the improvement of national agriculture. One of them by preparing seeds or seeds.
"In 2018 we have funds Rp2, 1 trillion rupiah for the procurement of free seed for the community. We invite the dean of agricultural faculty to jointly prepare this seed, "he said in Unpad (Padjajaran University), Monday (15/5).
Later in every region must have a superior product or commodity and a product of export market. He hopes the egosektoral attitude of each region is discarded and work together to build national agriculture.
"If academics, government and entrepreneurs synergize then the problems of agriculture and even all the problems of the country can be finished," he said. He hopes the results of academic research do not just disappear because it is not realized for the benefit of society, especially agriculture.
The plan was immediately followed up with the MoU between the Ministry and the deans who attended. The Padjajaran University Dean of agricultural faculty Sudrajat said Unpad is ready to create the best quality seed to increase agricultural production especially horticulture.
"We have superior chilli seeds, as well as a number of other researches that can be developed for agriculture," he said. Jo