SDG 15: Life on Land
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 […].
The UGM International Training Center–Cage-Free Innovation and Welfare Hub, nestled in Kalijeruk, Sleman, has obtained international animal welfare certification from the Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) organization in the United States. Luiz Mazzon Neto, the Director of the HFAC Global Program, formally presented the certificate to the Dean of the Faculty of Animal Sciences, Professor […].
The UGM Faculty of Agriculture has collaborated with the Berau Regency Government over the past five years to implement the Sigap Sejahtera Program (PSS). The program focuses on the intensification and downstream of agricultural products to improve the welfare of farmers in various villages in Berau Regency, East Kalimantan.
Professor Ova Emilia, the Rector of UGM, embarked on a visit to the UGM Community Service Program (KKN) team in the Mlonggo District, Jepara Regency, Central Java, on Sunday (Jan.
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 […].
Waste management systems have faced intensified scrutiny recently, particularly in Yogyakarta, where millions of tons of waste generated daily often go through inadequate processing. The public is alarmed as the Piyungan Final Disposal Site shuts down again, prompting makeshift emergency disposal sites in various parts of the city. Tackling this multifaceted problem head-on is Yuris […].
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.
Mejan is one of the ancestral relics of the Pakpak Bharat community in North Sumatra.
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.
The Brebes Livestock and Animal Health Office is making significant strides in advancing the cultivation of Jabres cattle. In collaboration with the UGM Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and PT Indo Prima Beef, the office has successfully produced high-quality Jabres cattle.
Educators from the UGM Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences recently spearheaded an awareness campaign illuminating the perils associated with the liquid utilized by “silver people.” Silver people are familiar in Indonesia.
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.
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 UGM Faculty of Animal Sciences successfully organized the 10th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP X) on November 8-9, 2023.
Dr. Ganies Riza Aristya, a lecturer at the UGM Faculty of Biology, has been honored with the Outstanding Flagship Project Award at the 2023 RCE Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
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.
Since 2020, UGM has been researching the development of area-based organic agriculture in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta. This research has produced several outcomes, including a model of sustainable agricultural governance and a Sleman Regent Regulation on the Development of Area-Based Organic Agriculture.
The village of Duwet in Gunungkidul has attracted the attention of five UGM students.
A team of UGM students has successfully developed an automated liquid fertilizer composter integrated with a control system.
High cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia, is when a person has too much fat in their blood.
UGM students are exploring sustainable solutions to address environmental issues by using activated carbon derived from coffee grounds as an adsorbent in household wastewater.
Amid the dominance of tourist accommodation development on the island of Bali, the Tenganan Pegringsingan village remains steadfast with a prohibition on tourist accommodations. The prohibition of tourist accommodation is a collective agreement by the indigenous community to ban the construction of tourist accommodation in any form and the commercialization of land for tourism. Upon […].
A group of students from across faculties at UGM have developed an automatic pest-repellent device called Memedi Modern or MeMo to keep sparrows away.
Facing a global clean water crisis, students from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) have researched the culture of Kudus, Central Java, which preserves water in wells and springs through the wisdom of Banyu Penguripan. The scarcity of clean water has become an urgent issue, and this research aims to view local wisdom as a concrete and […].
A group of UGM students has created an interactive book equipped with a virtual influencer to instill empathy in early childhood towards the threat of extinction facing endemic wildlife.