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IPB, SEARCA and European Consortium in World’s Food Security and Climate Change Master Programme Curriculum ArrangementSoutheast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) members consisted of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and Gadjah Mada University from Indonesia, Universiti Putra Malaysia from Malaysia, Kasetsart University from Thailand, University of Los Banos from Philippines with European universities consortium whose members are IAVF-AGREENIUM and Agrinatura,collaborated to develop a food security and climate changerelated master program curriculum on August 7th-11th, 2018. The invited speakers present at the occasion were as followed: Dean of IPB Graduate School—Prof. Dr. Anas Miftah Fauzi, Secretary of IPB Graduate School (Master Program)—Prof. Dr. Nahrowi, Dr. Poon Kasemsap (Thailand), Dr. Nuttakan Nitayapat (Thailand), Dr. Antje Henkelmann (Germany) and Dr. Didier Pilot (Agrinatura). The curriculum was prepared in the "Workshop Master of Science in Food Security and Climate Change (MS FSCC) SEARCA" package.Vice Rector of Education and Student Affairs of IPB—Dr. Drajat Martianto in his opening remarks emphasized the importance of this joint curriculum concerning climate change challenge that are associated with food insecurity and production, flooding, drought, logistics, disrupted food distribution, crop damage, destruction food availability, food consumption, food shortages and eventually nutritional problems. Anticipations that must be prepared included policies and human resources acknowledged with technical matters about predictions and studies thus play role in early warning actions system. Currently twinning programme in this regard has not existed in IPB itself therefore credit recognitions for specific related courses must be arranged for this aim.

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