Tahlim Sudaryanto

Tahlim Sudaryanto

Prof. Tahlim Sudaryanto, Ph.D is Senior Agricultural Economist at the Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, and member Board of Trustees, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines.

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
Job Title
Senior Agricultural Economist and Research Professor

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ABSTRACT Reference prices at the farm level for several strategic commodities issued by the Ministry of Trade are generally higher than fair prices to obtain reasonable profits (20-30% of total farming cost). For maize, soybean, and sugar, the reference price is around 2.28%; 14.34%; and 13.40%...
INTRODUCTION According to the Agricultural Census in 2013, there were 14.2 million (55.2%) smallholder farms with an average farm size of less than 0.5 hectare. Consistent with the general pattern in developing countries, the trend of small holder farms in Indonesia is increasing but the...
INTRODUCTION With the total population predicted to reach 318.9 million in 2045, one of the pressing challenges for Indonesia is to meet demand for rice as staple food. On the other hand, the capacity to produce sufficient food is threatened due to limited natural resources (particularly land...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Agriculture
Introduction According to the Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Agriculture from 2015-2019, the primary focus of agricultural development is to achieve food sovereignity and farmers welfare.  The corresponding strategic goals consist of: (a) to achieve self sufficiency on rice, corn,...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Overview
INTRODUCTION Recent dynamics of global economic development revealed the importance of agricultural competitiveness improvement.  The need for improving agricultural competitiveness will be even more imperative for Indonesia because of its large and growing population, which was estimated...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Agribusiness