GEDB researcher Eny Buchary organised workshop in Indonesia as part of Indonesia – Sweden Excellence Seminar held 14 – 17 March 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


Picture: From left to right Mr. Nyoman Suryadiputra, Wetlands International Indonesia, Mr. Oka Karyanto, Gadjah Mada University, Dr Sabine Henders, Linköping University, Dr Eny Buchary, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Prof. Dr. Sulmin Gumiri, University of Palangka Raya, Prof. Dr. Ir. Gusti Z. Anshari, University of Tanjungpura, and Prof. Dr. Endi Setiadi Kartamihardja, Research Professor at Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia.

Eny Buchary organised a workshop on land-use change, wetland ecosystems and local food security, hosted by Stockholm University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 15 March.  Dr. Buchary is a native of Indonesia and she had invited colleagues from Indonesian universities and research institutes in areas where most wetlands and forested areas are located and most land-use change activities have taken place. The workshop compared insights and identified critical knowledge gaps on land-use changed and prepared a joint article. They also discussed a need for a joint Indonesia-Swedish collaborative research project.

The worksop was part of the Indonesia – Sweden Excellence Seminar held 14 – 17 March in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The seminar is a part of the project Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum shared by six Swedish universities and funded by STINT.

The Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum project is a collaboration between six leading Swedish universities that have joined together to carry out research and higher education seminars in a selected group of countries.

The project aims to develop and strengthen existing research collaborations, establish new relationships and initiatives between researchers in Sweden and around the world, create opportunities for joint exploration of critical global issues, and connect enterprises and research through innovation.

Eny Buchary also held a presentation in the session "Local resilience and disaster management” on 15 March.