SDG 13: Climate Action
Professor Pramaditya Wicaksono has made history at UGM as the youngest full professor, achieving this milestone at the age of 35 years and 11 months.
Managing climate change requires collective efforts and a strategic approach from various sectors.
A significant effort unfolded in the Kalijeruk I and II Hamlets of Widodomartani, Yogyakarta, where 370 seedlings found their new home. This collection included 25 Banyan trees, 100 Gayam trees, 100 Sugar Palm trees, 45 Orange trees, 50 Tabebuia trees, and 50 Soursop trees, all carefully planted by the hands of UGM’s Community Service Program […].
With its geological complexity as a diverse volcanic mountain teeming with natural wonders like scenic landscapes, fertile soil, water, geothermal energy, minerals, rocks, and biodiversity, Dieng grapples with environmental challenges.
Dr. Agus Maryono, the Dean of the UGM Vocational College, was recently appointed as a professor in water resources and environment at UGM. His inaugural speech, “Developing Science and Technology in Harvesting Rainwater: from Concerns, Research, and Technological Development towards Community Movements and Teaching Factories,” sheds light on his groundbreaking work in water resources and […].
The UGM Community Service Program (KKN-PPM) team in Waru has contributed to running the Climate Village Program in Api-Api Village, North Penajam Paser, East Kalimantan. The unit has manifested its support by orchestrating a tree-planting initiative, sowing the seeds of environmental consciousness under the banner “Planting Tree Seedlings to Support the Climate Village Program.” This […].
In response to the threat of coastal erosion, UGM Forestry students joined forces with students participating in the Community Service Program (KKN) to transform Wuni Melodi Beach in Kebumen Regency, Central Java. In late December 2023, the collaborative effort saw the planting of thousands of Cemara Udang and Cemara Belitung tree seedlings, aiming to mitigate […].
In a journey lasting approximately 1.5 months, 23 UGM students participating in the Community Service Program (KKN PPM) have ventured into the heart of Kendal, Ngawi Regency, East Java. Their mission is to unlock the untapped potential of nature for sustainable community development.
With a mission to breathe life back into the scorched slopes of Mount Lawu in Magetan, students from the undergraduate Forestry program and Vocational College at UGM, class of 2022, embarked on a remarkable tree-planting endeavor, introducing 6,000 seedlings to the region.
A celebration unfolded in Ngawi, East Java, as Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) marked the inaugural harvest of Gamagora (Gadjah Mada Gogo Rancah) 7 rice. The fertile harvest, cultivated on a 1.5-hectare expanse owned by residents in Guyung Village, Ngawi Regency, yielded an impressive 9.6 tons of dry rice per hectare.
The UGM Center for Cultural Studies has unleashed Truwelu, a semi-digital interactive game poised to revolutionize disaster mitigation education from a cultural perspective.
As Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) celebrated its 74th anniversary on December 19, 2023, the spotlight was on the university’s commitment to transforming and fortifying its leadership in science and innovation, guided by the tri dharma of higher education. In the anniversary meeting held at Grha Sabha Pramana on Tuesday (December 19), Professor Ova Emilia, the […].
The UGM Forestry Alumni (KAGAMAHUT) in Lampung planted 100 tree seedlings in Bhineka Tunggal Ika Park at the Lampung Human Resources Development Agency on Sunday, December 10.
The Universitas Gadjah Mada Alumni Family (KAGAMA) in Samarinda planted 200 fruit tree seedlings along the Karang Asam Besar River banks in Samarinda City on Sunday (November 26). This initiative, held to commemorate UGM’s 74th anniversary, is KAGAMA Samarinda’s contribution to greening the city and addressing environmental issues such as flooding.
In a bold step towards a greener future, the UGM Faculty of Engineering has launched Grahakara Grafika, a dedicated Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (3R) Waste Collection Point. This groundbreaking initiative signals the faculty’s unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and zero-waste practices.
The UGM Faculty of Forestry plans to rehabilitate the Getas and Ngandong forests, which are among the forests with particular purposes in Indonesia, covering an area of 10,901 hectares. These forests are located in Ngawi, East Java, and Blora, Central Java, for educational and training purposes managed by UGM. UGM collaborates with local communities to […].
The Regional Center of Expertise (RCE) Yogyakarta held a workshop and expo on Sunday, October 29, at Wisma MM UGM. The event carried the theme “Implementation Strategies of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) to Support Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” The workshop aimed to gather educators, practitioners, teachers, government representatives, communities, and individuals who have implemented […].
The village grant team from the UGM Center for Disaster Studies installed an early warning system (EWS) in Sompok Hamlet, Bantul. In addition to the installation, the UGM team also had the opportunity to provide explanations and counseling regarding various devices that would be used.
The livestock and agriculture industry contributed IDR 1,672.25 trillion, 9.9% of Indonesia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021. However, according to data from the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture crisis center, until October 15, 2023, there were 615,444 cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in livestock in 27 out of 38 provinces in Indonesia. This […].
The UGM Agrotechnology Innovation Center has developed super smart fertilizer (SSF) for various crops, including tea.
Who doesn’t feel uncomfortable wearing a jacket while driving in the scorching sun? Or, during rain or cold weather, you still feel cold despite wearing a jacket. Now, you don’t have to worry anymore because five UGM students have created a jacket that can automatically adjust the temperature to match the body temperature with the […].
For coffee enthusiasts, the presence of coffee grounds is a familiar aspect.
Three microalgae experts from UGM, Professor Arief Budiman, Dr. Eko Agus Suyono, and Dr.
Detergent is a commonly used product by people to clean clothes, shoes, and other items in their daily lives.
UGM and the Ministry of National Development Planning planted 100 yellow tabebuias (Handroanthus chrysotrichus) trees within the UGM campus environment.
The impact of climate change is threatening the sustainability of human life.
The Gamagora 7 rice variety, resulting from the UGM Agrotechnology Innovation Center’s research, is entering the market testing phase.
Cow manure processed using anaerobic digestion technology can yield biogas rich in methane, which can be used as fuel, a heat source, an electricity generation energy source, or injected into the natural gas grid after purification. Despite its advantages, the method produces wet residues known as digestate, often utilized as fertilizer but can potentially release […].
UGM students have developed an integrated carbon absorption technology that can be monitored in real time using smart sensors.
The village of Duwet in Gunungkidul has attracted the attention of five UGM students.