Two agricultural experts from Gadjah Mada University, Professor Taryono and Pranowo Singgihsandjojo arrived in Omusati, Namibia on June 19, 2022. Their coming was to support the development project of the Tissue Culture Laboratory, University of Namibia at the Ogongo Campus in Omusati Province.
Indonesian Ambassador to Namibia, Wisnu Edi Pratignyo welcomed the arrival of two tissue culture experts from Indonesia, and appreciated the University of Namibia, which had invited the two experts. This is the press release from the Indonesian Embassy in Windhoek received by Antara in Jakarta on Wednesday (29/6).
Ambassador Wisnu hoped that both universities could expand cooperation in other fields. He also encouraged the Indonesia-Africa Center, which was initiated by the two universities, to be realized immediately. This is aimed at helping to improve university networks and community relations in Indonesia and Africa.
While in Namibia, Prof. Taryono and Pranowo provided capacity building activities to manage and develop a tissue culture laboratory at the University of Namibia campus.
The capacity building program in the field of tissue culture runs from June to September 2022.
The program was joined by staff from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform of Namibia, as well as researchers and lecturers at the University of Namibia.