Prior to his current position, he has held several senior management positions at the Ministry of Agriculture. He holds a doctorate degree in economics from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
His major interest is on rural economies and food policy. Since 2019 he has served as Independence Steering Committee on the CGIAR Research Program on Global Rice Value Chain.
In 2015 he served as a Commissioner at the Second Murdoch Commission on Food Security, Trade and Partnership, Murdoch University, Australia. In 2013-2014 he also participated as a member of International Advisory Committee, Food&Business Global Challenges Program, Netherland Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), Netherland.
Research Center for Behavioral and Circular Economy, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia
Senior Agricultural Economist and Research Professor
The fertilizer subsidy policy has been implemented in Indonesia for five decades, namely from 1970 up to the present. This policy is essential to support agricultural development including food-security achievement. It is implemented dynamically and is disbursed every year. Recently,...
People’s Business Credit (KUR) is a financing scheme for working capital and investment provided to prospective beneficiaries who have productive and viable businesses, including agricultural businesses, but do not have additional collateral or the additional insufficient collateral....
The sustainability of the next generation's ability to have access to enough food and a good standard of living will be put at risk if current patterns of food production and consumption are retained. The conflict of interest between agricultural and non-agricultural land use...
This paper analyzes the existence of edible-nest swiftlet as part of commodity exports from Indonesia. About 90% of edible-nest swiftlet was exported; while domestic consumption was quite minor, namely 5%. Indonesia was recorded as the biggest exporter in the world sharing around 70-80...
Indonesia is the eighth top tea-producing country in the world. The central tea-producing areas are 10 provinces among 34 provinces in the country. Recently, the domestic tea industry of Indonesia is facing problems in terms of decreasing planted area, lacking technology application,...