Field Work In Community

 

As a good higher education institution, IPB is not only expected to develop the study based on research, but also expected to give a direct contribution to society. Therefore, IPB is committed to conduct a field work in community as the implementation of Higher Education Tri Dharma.
Department of Community Nutrition is one of IPB’s Department that is committed to conduct a field work in community. Field work in community is an interdisciplinary activity, which aiming to find solutions for society’s problem in villages and to develop the villages potentials as well.

General purposes:
1. Preparing the students for implementing their knowledge to the real problem in society corresponding with their discipline.
2. Improving students’ knowledge and developing their attitudes and skills by direct application on technology and sciences towards society.
3. Implementing Higher Education Tri Dharma in accordance with society’s dinamycs.
4. Assisting local villagers and local governments in solving the problems in agriculture productions, society’s welfare, and environments. Besides, this field work is expected to give a new persective for the local villagers in knowledge and technology development in order to optimalize the local resources.

Specific purposes:
For students:

1. Improving students’ capability in assessing, planning, and solving the problem in society.
2. To deepen students’ knowledge in various society’s problem, particularly the problem in agriculture productions, trade systems, public facilities, health and nutrition, society’s welfare, and environment regulation.

For society:
1. Improving knowledge, understanding, and skills in agriculture productions, trade systems, public facilities, health and nutrition, society’s welfare, and environment regulation.
2. A media for society to channel their problem in agriculture productions, trade systems, public facilities, health and nutrition, society’s welfare, and environment regulation.

For local governments:
1. Gaining new informations as a feedback to evaluate the development programmes in agriculture, health and nutrition, and planning the programmes to develop their regions.
2. Being assisted in improving development effectivity and efficiency in the sector of agriculture, health and nutritition, society’s welfare, and environment regulation.

For University:
1. To get feedback in conducting the education, research, and dedication for community.
2. Increasing the participation and role of IPB in developing nations, especially in developing agricultural sectors.
3. Increasing the cooperation between IPB and local governments, as well as related institutions.