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 government of Indonesia has released many laws to govern agricultural development policies and programs. There are eight laws directly related to agriculture and in the process were initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), namely: (a) Law No.12/1992 on Crop...
The Food Law No.18/2012 emphasizes that the state has an obligation to secure the availability and access, to adequate, balanced, safe, and nutritious food consumption at the national, regional, and individual levels in all regions of the country by utilizing local resources,...
The TPP is one of the largest trading blocks representing roughly 40% of the world economy (combined GDP of US$ 28.1 trillion), and involving more than 792 million population in 12 countries. Content of the TPP is considered highly progressive, because it includes some issues...
ASEAN is in the process of creating a single market and production base which allow the free flow of goods, services, investment, skilled labor, and capital across the region. This innitiative indicates a major step toward the greater cooperation and integration among 10 ASEAN...
As stated in the Midterm Development Plan of 2015-2019, the current Indonesian administration has set a target to establish 100 Science and Techno Parks in all provinces of the country by 2019. As part of this national program the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has establised...