2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Dr. Y. Aris Purwanto

purwantoDepartment of Mechanical and Biosystem Engineering and Center for Tropical Horticulture Studies
Bogor Agricultural University


Y. Aris Purwanto is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Biosystems Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology and the Center for Tropical Horticulture Studies of Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia. Dr. Purwanto has served the University in various capacities, including heading various research centers. His more recent body of research has focused on tropical fruits: ripening systems, postharvest handling, postharvest losses, and long-term storage. He has likewise worked on the development of variety and technology for main and indigenous vegetables and the development of shallot production, both in support of food security. He has numerous publications based on his research work. Dr. Purwanto earned his MSc and doctorate in Biological and Environmental Engineering from the University of Tokyo where he also did a post-doctorate in the same field. He has a BSc in Agricultural Engineering from the Bogor Agricultural University.


Session 2D: Supply Chain and Value Chain Development of Shallot in Indonesia




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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

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