He has experience working as collaborating scientist, Technical consultant and project coordinator for the Indonesian FAO project, Bioversity International Bioversity Internasional (CGIAR Consortium), ILRI (International Livestock Institue), ACIAR (Australia), and AVRDC (Taiwan) Project Development. Publishing reports in some international scientific journals in Japan, Europe and USA and become a member of the editorial board of various national and international journals. At the current time, often invited and actively become Co-promoter (Co-supervisor) of undergraduate and graduate students of National and Private University.

1998 - up to date, Researcher, the Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology, East Java, Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture of Republic of Indonesia.

2000-2003, Project Coordinator, Contract Farming, Smallholders and Rural Development  in East Java, Bali and Lombok, ACIAR-Australian’s Project No. 100/2000.

2007- 2011,  Collaborating  Scientist, Market  development  for citrus  from  Eastern  Indonesia  (NTT,  South  Sulawesi  and  South East Sulawesi),  ACIAR-Australian’s Project Development SMAR/2007/196.

2008  –  up  to  date;  Government  Consultant  on  Agricultural  Development  for  marketing  products,  rural  improvement  and  community  empowerments  for  several Local Governments and Planning Agencies in Indonesia.

2009 – up to date, Manager / Coordinator of Horticulture Clusters Development of East Java. East Java, Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture of Republic of Indonesia

2011 – 2014, Principal Investigator (East Java), Mobilizing Vegetable Genetic Resources and Technologies to Enhance Household Nutrition, Income and Livelihoods in Indonesia. AVRDC  Project funding from USAID.

2012 – 2013, National Value Chain Specialist, Analyzing Agribusiness Development Opportunities in Eastern Indonesia (EI-ADO) Project. ACIAR-AusAID Project.

2009 – 2015, East Java Site Coordinator, Conservation and Sustainable  Use  of  Cultivated  and  Wild  Tropical  Fruit  Diversity:  Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods, Food Security and Ecosystem Service. In collaboration with Biodiversity International, IPGRI and UNEP - UN.

2015, Consultant for Value Chain Analysis for Banana (Musa spp.) - Value Chain Specialist. UNJP/INS/084/UNJ – Support to Mt. Kelud Post-Eruption. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

2015, ILRI Collaborating Scientist and Consultant for Fodder Market in East Java: Identifieng intervention to improve market performance and quality, ACIAR SRA Project 2015.




 Awards:
  • 2016 - IVLP (International Visitor Leadership Program) by the United States Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    2006-2007. Research Grant from Iijima Memorial Foundation for the Promotion of Food Science and Technology. Tokyo-Japan.

    2002-2004. Post Graduate Special Joint Program Scholarship – Saga National University, Ministry of Education and Culture of Japan.

    2000. Yoshinogari Good-will Ambassador of the Prefecture of Saga, Saga Prefecture Government-Japan (2000)

    1999-2000. Exchange Program Fellowship from Saga Prefecture Government-Japan.


Seminar Presentations

March, 2007, "The Actual Situation of Rice Procurement and Distribution through Contract Marketing of BULOG: Case Study on 4 Regions in Indonesia", Presentation at the Agricultural Economics Society of Japan - Annual Meeting 2007Okinawa International University-Japan.

September, 2006, "The Actual Situation of Rice Contract Marketing By BULOG in Indonesia: A Case Study of Rice Production and Distribution in East JavaSouth SulawesiBali and Riau Areas", Presentation at the Annual Symposium of Kyushu Agriculture Economic Society, Kumamoto Gakuen University-Japan. 

November, 2005, "Integration of Contract Farming System and Agricultural Cooperative to Help Smallholders in East JavaIndonesia", Poster Presentation at the General Seminar of the UGS of Agricultural Sciences - Kagoshima University, Okinawa-Japan. 

September, 2005, "Contract Farming System by smallholder Vegetable Farmers and Agribusiness Firm in East JavaIndonesia", Presentation at the Annual Symposium of Kyushu Agriculture Economic Society, Oita-Japan.

October, 2003, "Evaluation of Local Agriculture Revitalization in Medium and Upland Area: Case of Dairy Industry Sector under Contract Farming System in East Java   Indonesia", Presentation at the Annual Symposium of Kyushu Agriculture Economic Society, Fukuoka-Japan.

May 2003, "Contract Farming in East Java", Presentation at the Third Indonesian Scientific Meeting 2003, by Indonesian Students Association in Japan, Saga-Japan.

May 2003, ”The Dynamic in Wetland Rice Field Area in East Java", Presentation at the Third Indonesian Scientific Meeting 2003, by Indonesian Students Association in Japan, Saga-Japan.

February, 2001, ”Analysis on Agricultural Economic Development in East Java", Economic Resources Workshop in University of Sam Ratulangi, Manado-Indonesia.

August, 2001, "Association and Partnership System of Trenggalek Farmers Fruit Community", Farmers Fruit Association meeting in TrenggalekIndonesia.

July, 1998,”Inter-Dependency of Farmer, Extension Agent and Agriculture Researcher"Training for Official Staff of IP Paddy-300 Program, in Surabaya-Indonesia,


Activates and Societies:

  • 2006-2007, Indonesian Student Association in Saga (PPI-Saga), Chairperson. 
  • 2006 - 2007, The Institute of Rural Development Indonesia (IRDI), Vice Director and Editor in Chief of IRDI Journal.
  • 2005 - 2007, Indonesian Agricultural Sciences Association (IASA), Head of Division of Socio-economic of Agriculture.
  • 2005-2007, Indonesian Student Association in Japan (PPI-Jepang), Organizer staff of this student group.
  • 1996-1997, Student Representative Assembly (BPM) member, Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University.
  • 1995-1996, Student Association of Socio-economic of Agriculture IPB (MISETA), Head of Bureau of Information and Publication.