Makassar-Tamalanrea. Dr. A. Mujetahid, MP (Dean of the Faculty of Forestry Unhas) together with Adam Kurniawan (Director of the Balang Institute) and Arham Ansyhar (Chair of the Sulawesi Community Foundation) signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation in the fields of Education, Research and Community Service between the Faculty of Forestry Unhas and the Balang Institute and Sulawesi Community Foundation. Dr. Astuti Arif, S.Hut., M.Si (Deputy Dean for Student Affairs, Alumni and Partnerships) accompanied by Dr. A. Mujetahid, MP during the signing of the collaboration. This activity took place around 13.00 WITA in the Dean room of the Faculty of Forestry, Hasanuddin University (7/5).
Balang Institute is a non-governmental organization engaged in the environmental sector to encourage the fulfillment of community rights towards natural resource management, while the Sulawesi Community Foundation (SCF) is a non-profit organization in the form of a foundation founded by multi-stakeholders (Community / Customary Groups, NGOs / NGOs, Universities, Alliance of Environmental Journalists and Local Government / Provincial Forestry Services) who care about the condition of Sulawesi Natural Resources Management (PSDA), representatives from 6 provinces in Sulawesi Island include: South Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesi, Gorontalo and North Sulawesi.
Based on the Memorandum of Understanding, this collaboration aims to establish cooperation in the fields of education, research and community service, with a scope that includes the implementation of research, education and community service activities.
This collaboration is carried out so that the scope of cooperation from the Faculty of Forestry Unhas can be more and more extensive, making it easier for the Faculty of Forestry, in this case students, in conducting research and community service.
Several points of understanding include the implementation of collaborative research in the forestry and environment scope, implementation of the independent curriculum of the Forestry Study Program at the Faculty of Forestry through apprenticeship programs and community service through programs that support the quality of forestry and environmental development.
This cooperation is valid for a period of five years from the date it was signed and can be extended with the agreement of both parties, however if one of the parties wishes to terminate this cooperation before a predetermined period of time, that party is obliged to notify the other party in writing at most. Ninety days later than ending the memorandum of understanding.