Challenges and Opportunities in International Agriculture

A shocking fact shows that invasive insect pests can cost the world up to 10 billion USD in agriculture sector, every year. It becomes the first challenge emerged by climate change, which caused a poleward shift in distribution of insects. The second challenge is demography and metabolism of insects.

This was delivered by Buyung A.R. Hadi, Ph.D., an entomologist who has worked along with 100.000 farmers from 60 countries, affiliated with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in a general lecture held on 27 November 2023 at Faculty of Agriculture UGM. read more