Lecturer from Department of Agrotechnology invited to Wageningen University, The Netherlands
One of the lecturers from Department of Agrotechnology, Lutfy Ditya Cahyanti, SP. MP was invited to attend International Course on Human Rights-Based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security, at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 21 January-1 February 2019.
The programme was fully funded by Orange Knowledge Program, The Netherlands. The daily schedule is arranged from 08.45-17.00 with Coffee and Lunch Break, which took place at Dorskamp in The Wageningen International Congress Centre (WICC Hotel), Lackwise Alle, Wageningen.
13 participants from 11 different countries including Ms. Lutfy was invited by Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) Wageningen University and Research to study about food and nutrition security issues seen from human rights perspective. One of the objectives of this course is to help the participants to be well-acquainted with the concepts of human rights-based approach, particularly the right to food and its impacts on food and nutrition security. During the event, the participants also learned about Dutch cultures, treats and drinks.
The training methods cover interactive lectures, discussion, group assignments, daily reflection and evaluations. On 23 January 2019, the committee assisted the participants during campus tour. They obtained a lot of information about the forum’s building and campus as well as enjoying the great view of the Radix building, home of WCDI.
On 27 January 2019, the participants attended social excursion program to Zaanse Schans in Amsterdam. Zaanse Schans in Zaandijk, is an inhabited riverside village with typical wooden houses dating back from the 17th-18th century with various windmills. In Amsterdam, the participants visited The Dam Monument and The Palace.
Field trip to The Hague on 29 January 2019 was also part of this course. At The Hague, the participants obtained more insights into social dialogue processes between private sector, trade unions and public sector as well as its advantages and disadvantages. They were also able to understand the opportunities to influence these processes as civil society organizations. The committee also arranged social excursion to the House of the Parliament and Knights Hall. [Lutfy / Ed. Nurrahma]