SDG 2: Zero Hunger
UGM is providing free breakfast for its students during semester exams.
UGM students have developed an early detection tool for stunting based on artificial intelligence (AI). The stunting detection tool, named Electronic Stunting Detection System (ESDS), is designed to be integrated with an information system and a smartphone application.
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 Faculty of Animal Science, in collaboration with Global Food Partners (GFP) and PT Lion Super Indo, conducted Cage-Free Eggs System Training in Yogyakarta. The three-day training, held from November 3 to 5, 2023, took place at the Faculty of Animal Science and the International Training Center Cage-Free Innovation and Welfare Hub owned by […].
A team of lecturers from Universitas Gadjah Mada, in collaboration with the Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani Yogyakarta (Unjaya) team, is conducting prevention and handling activities for stunting cases in Sumberwungu Village, Gunungkidul. Empowering the community in stunting management is achieved by applying appropriate technology to support food and health resilience programs. This service activity is […].
Agriculture is an essential sector inseparable from Indonesia’s economic sustainability.
A group of UGM students involved in the Student Creativity Program for Community Service conducted an empowerment activity for a women’s group in Bendung Village, Gunungkidul Regency. They provided training for non-working homemakers to process the abundant potential of sorghum into processed products like nutritious brownies and cookies, which also hold economic value.
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.
Sorghum is a functional food known for its health benefits in preventing diseases associated with the immune, endocrine, nervous, digestive, and circulatory systems.
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 Ministry of National Development Planning stated that between 2010 and 2023, 20% of food waste in Indonesia originated from fruits. As a result, farmers in Indonesia often face losses because they are unable to sell their harvests, either due to surplus produce or the short shelf life of fruits. Additionally, the 2021 report from […].
The Jakarta Provincial Government has established a food supply center on Tidung Island, Kepulauan Seribu, called JakGrosir. This facility was built to address the issue of higher food prices on the island, which are relatively more expensive than other areas of Jakarta due to its geographical location and transportation limitations.
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.
In the village of Namberan, located in the Karangasem District of Paliyan, Gunung Kidul Regency, there is an incredible natural resource–the thriving melinjo tree, also known as Gnetum gnemon, a native to Southeast Asia. Nearly every household in this village has melinjo trees in their yards.
UGM has deployed 143 students to participate in the Community Service Program (KKN-PPM) for the third period of 2023. These students will assist the Special Region of Yogyakarta government address poverty and stunting-related issues.
Rice barns, commonly known as “Leuit” by the Badui people in Lebak, Banten, serve as storage and preservation units for food supplies. Unlike rice barns used by other tribes, the Badui people’s Leuit embodies the harmonious strength of their community and adheres firmly to their life philosophy. The saying “lojor teu beunang dipotong, pondok teu […].
The increasing population poses a unique challenge to food availability.
UGM Vocational College students have developed an automatic chicken feed dispenser named “Simar” to improve the efficiency of the chicken feeding process and assist small to medium-scale chicken farmers.
Ethnobotanical knowledge of the Rejang tribe in Indonesia is under threat of extinction, with the youngest generation having the lowest level of knowledge.
UGM Faculty of Social and Political Sciences provides free breakfast for students during semester exams to support their health and well-being.
The UGM Faculty of Agricultural Technology and the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing have collaborated to develop a smart irrigation water management pilot project.
On Tuesday (September 5), Dr. Bambang Suwignyo, a lecturer at the UGM Faculty of Animal Science, was inaugurated as a professor of animal nutrition and feed. During the professorship inauguration ceremony, Professor Bambang Suwignyo delivered a speech titled “The Benefits and Opportunities for Developing the Queen of the Forages (Tropical Alfalfa) in Indonesia.” Professor Suwignyo […].
The UGM Faculty of Agricultural Technology strengthens international cooperation with Ehime University, Japan, in exploring food culture in Indonesia, especially in Yogyakarta. This activity involved 12 students from the Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, accompanied by two lecturers, Professor Takuya Sugahara and Associate Professor Kosuke Nishi.
To mark its 12th anniversary, the UGM Faculty of Agricultural Technology organized a national seminar titled “The Role of Agricultural Technology in Building Sustainable Agroindustry Towards Golden Indonesia” on Saturday, September 2. The event invited representatives from the Indonesian ministries and UGM’s academic community to discuss agricultural strategies facing contemporary challenges.
The UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing provides students with free “angkringan” (small street food stall) breakfast.
According to the Indonesia Nutritional Status Survey, the prevalence of child stunting in Indonesia declined from 24.4% in 2021 to 21.6% in 2022.
The UGM Faculty of Agricultural Technology (FTP) held a summer course titled “Innovative Technology for Agroindustrial Sector in Society 5.0” from August 7 to 13, 2023.
UGM students participating in this period’s Community Service Program (KKN-PPM) in Mertak and Kuta Villages, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province, held the 2023 Mandalika Fair in Kuta Village on August 12-13, 2023.
A team of faculty members and students from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), consisting of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FKH) and the Faculty of Animal Sciences, carried out helminthiasis prevention and treatment in sheep in the Sriharjo Village, Imogiri, Bantul, on Sunday (August 21). This activity has been conducted routinely since May and will continue […].