About us

cropped-cropped-Institut_Teknologi_Bandung_logo.pngInstitut Teknologi Bandung (abbreviated as ITB) is a public, coeducational research university located in Bandung, Indonesia. Established in 1920, ITB is the oldest technologyoriented university in the country. ITB is considered the top choice among Indonesia’s high school students and has been credited as one of the most prestigious universities in Indonesia. Sukarno, the first president of the Republic of Indonesia, earned his engineering degree from ITB.


akatigaAKATIGA is a not-for-profit research institute that was founded in 1991 by a group of social scientists from ITB and Bogor Agricultural University, during which both universities were conducting a collaborative study on rural development with scholars from the Institute for Social Studies, The Hague. AKATIGA focuses on increasing the access of marginalized communities to resources and civic engagement, as well as providing inputs and recommendation to policy-makers. Currently, AKATIGA is among research institutions in Indonesia that join the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI) program from the AusAID.


Local organizing committee:

  • Dr. Angga Dwiartama (ITB)
  • Mr. Fauzan Djamal (AKATIGA)
  • Mr. Acep Muslim (AKATIGA)

We would also like to acknowledge our co-program coordinators:

  • Dr. Christopher Rosin (Lincoln University, NZ)
  • Dr. Jeremie Forney (University of Neuchatel, Switzerland)
  • Dr. Katharine Legun and Karly Burch, M.Sc. (University of Otago, NZ)

Contact us at: agrifood2017@sith.itb.ac.id

Or visit our website: http://agrifood.sith.itb.ac.id/