Executive Summary of The 9th IAAS Olympic
International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) is the non-profit student organization for sharing knowledge and experience in agriculture and related sciences. IAAS is known as the largest student organization in agriculture with more than 10.000 members in over 40 countries and one of them is in Bogor Agricultural University, we called it as IAAS LC IPB.
IAAS Olympic is the annual event held by IAAS LC IPB and this year, we present The 9th IAAS Olympic as platform for youth to observe agriculture, create and apply the solutions for agricultural problems, with the main theme Youth Movement to Reach Global Prosperity Through Climate Action for Food Sovereignty based on Sustainable Development Goals Number 2 and 13. Through The 9th IAAS Olympic, we do hope for the youth all over the world as the agent of change can bring a good impact for our world through the climate action, since climate may affect the quality of food and good way to process food from the production until the consumption gives an impact to stability of ecology in order to prevent the significant change of climate. to implement our goals, we clasified it into 3 events:
- IAAS on Action! (IOA)
IOA brings the solution and implementation to fix a several problems indeveloping village in the area of Bogor. Together with Village Concept Project (VCP) team under IAAS LC IPB and Science and Technology Department of IAAS LC IPB, we implent it by analyzing the problem, learning the case, creating a solution, and implementing the solution in order to support and build the prosperity of the village that become our target.
- IAAS Debating Competition on Environment and Agriculture (IDEA)
IDEA concerns in encourage senior high school student to open horizons, develop knowledge and critical thinking of students in dealing with problems that occur around particular agriculture and environment through debating competition. IDEA 2017 comes with the theme Strategy for Improving Food Production Based on Eco-Friendly Methods . Strategy means a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty to support the food production process from upstream to downstream with systematics based ways or techniques that are environmentally friendly or in the other words, without harm the ecosystems.For further information about IDEA click here
- International Youth Symposium on Creative Agriculture (IYSCA)
IYSCA is the platform for university students to discuss and share their knowledge, expertise and experience on the principles, instrument, and issues related to ideas towards the significance of the agricultural and related sciences interaction. IYSCA 2017 brings the theme Creative Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture to Ensure Food Sovereignty. Through writing an essay, students may bring the originally new or modify solutions in order to make agriculture become sustain, specifically to ensure the availability and stability of food from the production, distribution, until the consumption.For further information about IYSCA click here