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(adm/Feb 04, 2019)

JAKARTA - Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si was appointed as Director General of the Indonesia Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) replacing Dr. Muhammad Syakir, MS who has retired. The inauguration was held at the Ministry of Agriculture Auditorium on Monday (4/02/2019).

Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si previously served as Director of Indonesian Center for Plantation Research and Development since July 2015. Born in Makassar on March 14, 1969. Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Si is an expert in Agro-climatology and Plant Modeling.

He obtained a Bachelor of Agriculture degree in 1993 in the field of Agronomy in Hasanuddin University, Makassar. Master and Doctoral degree was taken from the Bogor Agricultural Institute in the field of Agro-climatology and Plant Modeling, in 2000 and 2005, respectively.

Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry, M.Sc previously was the Head of South Sulawesi Assessment Institute of Agriculture Technology (AIAT) (2012-2015) Head of Papua AIAT (2008-2012). Besides that, he was also a Post-Graduate Lecturer at Makassar Islamic University (2012-2015), Post-Graduate Lecturer at Hasanuddin University Makassar (2012-2015), Post-Graduate Lecturer (S2) at Lambung Mangkurat University, Banjarmasin ( 2005-2007), Program Coordinator for AIAT West Sulawesi (2008), Program Coordinator for AIAT South Kalimantan (2005-2007).

Previously he also worked as Secretary of the SADP Project and Researcher of Southeast Sulawesi AIAT (1995-1997), Head of Program and Cooperation of Sub Horticulture Research Center, Jeneponto, South Sulawesi (1995-1996), Head of Housekeeping and Equipment of Sub Horticulture Research Center Jeneponto Sulsel (1994-1995).

After the inauguration, Dr. Ir. Fadjri Djufry, M.Sc, stated that he would immediately carry out internal coordination of the IAARD to follow up on the direction of the Minister of Agriculture, especially in conducting the multiplication of new superior varieties, by mobilizing all AIAT and Research and Development Centers.

"With its technology, Research and Development Agency will continue to support the Ministry of Agriculture's Directive Program, such as SERASI and so on," said the Head of IAARD.(Rjs/AS)

Dr. Ir. Fadjry Djufry