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.
Join FFTC-AP since 2014
Research Center for Behavioral and Circular Economy, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia
Senior Agricultural Economist and Research Professor
The relocation of the national capital is an old issue in Indonesia and has only been realized during the current government administration. It will certainly have positive and negative impacts, including on the agricultural sector. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the planning...
Coffee plays an important role in the economic activities of Indonesia. Even though the country is ranked as the fourth largest coffee exporter in the world after Brazil, Vietnam, and Colombia, the productivity of Indonesian coffee is lower than its potential productivity....
Indonesia implements policy strategies by providing certification and implementing replanting programs to ensure the achievement of sustainability standards of the palm oil industry. The country follows the certification standard system issued by the Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil (...
The farmer regeneration issue is not only faced by Indonesians. Almost all countries in the world are having the same issue. In other words, the concerns surrounding farmer regeneration are not specific to the people of certain countries, but they are relevant to the whole global...
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,...