The Center for Environmental and Natural Resources Research (PPLH-SDA) of Syiah Kuala University held the Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA) of XXI training, which started from July 2 to 16, 2018 in Unsyiah, Banda Aceh. This training was officially opened by Vice Rector of Academic Affairs Unsyiah Prof. Dr. Ir. Marwan. (7/2).
In his speech, Marwan said that Unsyiah really support the training implemented by PPLH-SDA because the preparation of EIA reports should be carried out professionally because the impact is strongly related to community or the environment.
"We often hear EIA reports are problematic, we want things like that do not happen again. So there needs to be a correct understanding and EIA should be professionally arranged, "said Marwan.
Training Coordinator, Dr. Ir. Nasrul Arrahman explained that this activity can be implemented because the cooperation between PPLH-SDA Unsyiah and BPP-SDM Agency for Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia. The background of this training is due to the limited actors or assessors of EIA for Aceh.
According to him, so far every EIA training in the district in Aceh province, the Human Resources has to be supplied from Banda Aceh, especially Unsyiah. Therefore, the training materials that will be submitted have also been adapted to the Ministry of Environment's Curriculum based on SK Kapusdiklat no.Kep-11 / Pusdiklat / LH / 11/2012.
"This training is very necessary in order to provide basic knowledge of the preparation and assessment of EIA so that they can understand the understanding, process and benefit of EIA, able to understand the Identification, Forecast, Evaluation and Mitigation of Environmental Impact (IPEM in EIA)," he said.
Chairman of PPLH-SDA Unsyiah Prof. Dr. Ir. Mahidin said the EIA training is one of Unsyiah's efforts in realizing Eco-Sustainable Development, in order to provide services to stakeholders and community service activities. To realize it, the availability of qualified human resources is an important condition that must be met.
"So efforts to improve the quality of human resources must be don the government, and Unsyiah very support that," he said.
This activity was followed by 35 people consisting by various backgrounds, such as government agencies, universities, as well as personal and private sector. The presenters come from expert councils or team presenters from PPLH-SDA Unsyiah, DLHK Province, and Pusdiklat SDH KLHK Jakarta.