Sunday, May 23, 2010

IPB Produces Super Cassava in East Nusa Tenggara

May 23, 2010

Samyang IDB a new joint investment company had a formal signing ceremony and has made a MOU on October 23, 2009, for developing large scale IDB Super Cassava (ISC) Plantation in NTT (Nusa Tenggara Timur) province
The MOU was signed between Institute Bogor Agriculture University (IPB), IDB Bio Research Develoment and Samyang IDB for The Reseach and Community Service in NTT.
Throughout this MOU, Super cassava plantation project will be more technically supported and systemically progressed in the near future. To expand the plantation gradually from 300 ha in 2009 to 30.000 ha in 2011 efficiently and economically, IPB's research and information expertise will be best resource for the special variety ISC Cassava.

To carry out this super cassava plantation, IPB will concretely support in the field of land survey, evaluation of agriculture environment, assistance of reseach and development, and the formulation of culturing strategic solution in NTT province.
We have been preparing and experiencing the cutivation of the super cassava in a large scale plantation for long time and the challenge of corporate-dimention investment will be the first in Indonesia and in NTT.
We are expecting that this project will turn out to be fruitful and certainly believe that this plantation success will not only be the solution of the impending problems such as food
Security, new developmen of alternative energy, but also sustainable social development in NTT such as education, health, and infrastructure thrugh cultivation of ISC Cassava Variety.
Beside that, this project would help the government to decrease unemployment number in NTT with the avaibillity of job demand by opening the palntation will be programmed on the result, the people or the farmers do not supposed seeking job opportunity overseas.
Cassava crops are nationally cultivating in Indonesia and it's accustomed to everypeople as food and industrial purpose, but we are stressing that this plantation will be programed on the base of the economical and modernized plantation method comprehensively oriented with foreign investment, completed by super variety ISC cassava and IPB's support.
About Samyang IDB
Samyang IDB is a new joint venture investment company between samyang Genex, a subsidiary of samyang Group in Korea, and IDB Bio Research Development established in November 2009. Samyang Group is the Korean company who invest in agricultural sector especially in cassava, and has willing to expand it's agricultural activities in corn and soybean plantation.
Today Samyang IDB improves it's business performance through preparing for 300 ha cassava plantation in manggarai barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT), and ready with the masterplan for 30.000 ha in 2011.
About IDB Bio Research Development
IDB Bio Research Development is active in agribusiness and Bioenergy industry in Indonesia, with expertise in cultivation of special variety cassava "IDB Super Cassava(ISC) for large scale plantation areas. ISC gives the yield of 100 - 150 tons/ha and can produce 17 - 25 kl of bioethanol through 1 ha plantation annualy. ISC is extremly big and heavy or about 4-5 times compare to ordinary cassava's
Abaut Institute Bogor Agriculture University (IPB) and Center for Agricultural and Rural Development Student (CARDS-IPB)
IPB is wel-known for its agriculture and life science studies. Located in Bogor established on September 1, 1963.
CARDS-IPB is one of prominent research center belonging to Research and community Services Institute - IPB that has very long been playing very extensive roles inrural and agricultural socio-economics studies conducted across Indonesian regions. Its research concentration is still placed in rural and agricultural related issues but it should be enlarged and covering other contemporary issues such as natural-resources governance, economic partnership issues, poverty issues, rural income getering issues and rural politics.


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