Energi sampah

Frankfurt an Main - Jerman termasuk negara yang terkenal dengan kebersihan kota-kotanya. Selain karena kedisplinan warganya, kebersihan kotanya ini juga berkat pengelolaan persampahan yang baik, mulai dari pemilahan sampah di level rumah tangga sampai pada pengelolaan akhir. Sampah di Jerman dipilah menjadi empat golongan, yaitu: sampah kemasan (tong sampah kuning), kertas (tong sampah biru), organik … Continue reading Energi sampah

Ada Apa dengan Sistem Perladangan Orang Meratus?

Giessen an der Lahn - Tulisan ini bermula dari diskusi online dengan Ir. Achmad Rafieq, M.Si, seorang anthropolog dari BPTP Kalimantan Selatan, tentang perubahan mata pencaharian orang Dayak Meratus (Dayak Bukit) di Kalimantan Selatan. Tulisan beliau bisa dilihat di sini. Beliau mengemukakan fakta bahwa kehidupan masyarakat Meratus yang semakin konsumtif mendorong terjadinya perubahan dalam sistem … Continue reading Ada Apa dengan Sistem Perladangan Orang Meratus?

Economist Jokes

  Giessen - Following jokes are told by professors, lectures and student in the field of economics. They maybe have similarity in certain books or websites, which I don't know. So, sorry for not mentioning the written sources, as it is beyond my knowledge. A pianist, a physic, a mathematician and an economist went to … Continue reading Economist Jokes

Ilusi pertumbuhan ekonomi dan janji yang telah terucap

Giessen - Pembangunan kereta api cepat (KAC) Jakarta-Bandung memunculkan pro-kontra di tengah masyarakat. Berbagai alasan disajikan oleh pihak pro. Mulai dari alasan nasionalisme a.k.a kebanggaan bahwa  adanya kereta api cepat merupakan salah satu ciri negara maju, sampai pada alasan ekonomi. Pihak yang kontra pun berargumen mulai dari alasan nasionalisme (kerjasama dengan China), kebijakan yang dipaksakan, … Continue reading Ilusi pertumbuhan ekonomi dan janji yang telah terucap

Hofgut Fridelhausen: Farm for disabled

Friedelhausen - It has been 2 years when my friends and I visited this farm during the Deutch language course in 2012. I was impressed a lot. Not only about how our language ability progress significantly as the guide only speak in German, but also how magnificent the farm was. Biohof Hofgut Friedelhausen is a … Continue reading Hofgut Fridelhausen: Farm for disabled

Examples of farm business in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague - Czech Republic (former Czechoslovakia) has experienced the agricultural system under communist regime during 1948-1990. This system was known as collectivization, which was first enforced by Joseph Stalin in USSR during 1928-1940.  In this system, land ownership was restricted from maximum 150 ha of agricultural land per family, then reduced until up to 50 … Continue reading Examples of farm business in Prague, Czech Republic

A Glimpse of Farm Business in Bavaria, Germany

Amberg - Agriculture is challenged sectors in everywhere in the world, including Germany. Event though the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) is applied to sustain and guarantee the farm business, farmers should develop their own strategy to sustain and do more efficiently to get more profit on farm business. One of the strategies is the partnership … Continue reading A Glimpse of Farm Business in Bavaria, Germany