Scientist, Forest Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia, seconded to Center for International Forestry Research
Dede is a scientist at FORDA (Forest Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia) and is currently seconded to the Forest and Livelihood Portfolio, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Prior to his current position, Dede had already joined CIFOR twice as a seconded scientist: first, during 1999-2001 as a scientist working on Non-Timber Forest Products Case Comparison, and second in 2007-2011 as Project Leader of a smallholder timber plantation project. Dede was born in Cirebon. He graduated from the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), in 1982. Dede completed his Masters in Forestry Science at The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1991 and his PhD in Forestry Science, Faculty of Forestry, IPB, in 2012. Dede has been actively involved in various research activities, and his expertise is on policy and institutional research themes, in particular when it relates to community based timber plantations.