Rida Akzar

Rida Akzar

School of Economics and Public Policy

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Rida Akzar is PhD student at the Center for Global Food and Resources under the supervision of Prof Wendy Umberger and Dr Alexandra Peralta. His research interests are in agricultural value chain and technology adoption. His PhD research focuses on adoption of multiple innovations at the farm-level by smallholder dairy farmers in Indonesia. Rida has worked as a research assistant for an ACIAR-funded project: the IndoDairy Project (indodairy.net) and a smallholder-inclusive food value chain project in seven Asian countries funded by the Government of Australia through its Economic Diplomacy Fund.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 - 2020 PhD Student University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2016 - 2017 Research Associate Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor
    2016 - 2016 Research Assistant University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2012 - 2013 Credit Analyst PT Surya Artha Nusantara Finance (Astra Indonesia)
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2020 Scholarship ACIAR Travel Grant ACIAR Australia
    2019 Award Runner-up for 3 minute thesis competition Australasian Agricultural and Resources Economics Society Australia
    2018 Award Crawford Fund Scholar Crawford Fund Australia
    2017 Scholarship South Australian Indonesian Global Food Scholarship University of Adelaide Australia
    2014 Scholarship Australia Awards Scholarship Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2016 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business
    2008 - 2012 Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor Indonesia Bachelor of Economics
  • Research Interests

  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2021 Darma, R., Akzar, R., Tenriawaru, A. N., Zain, A. M. M., Degong, M. I. A., & Usman, A. (2021). Potential incomes and sustainable agriculture from the brown sugarcane production. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 681 (pp. 012050-1-012050-6). Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing.
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    2021 Akzar, R., & Amandaria, R. (2021). Climate change effects on agricultural productivity and its implication for food security. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 681 (pp. 012059-1-012059-9). Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing.
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    2020 Darma, R., Tenriawaru, A. N., Rahmadanih., Viantika, N. M., Amiruddin, A., & Akzar, R. (2020). Food and energy development based on local potency, environmental degradation, and global perspectives. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 575 (pp. 012013). IOP Publishing.
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    2020 Akzar, R., Amiruddin, A., Amandaria, R., Rahmadanih., & Darma, R. (2020). Local foods development to achieve food security in Papua Province, Indonesia. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 575 (pp. 012014). IOP Publishing.
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    2020 Viantika, N. M., Darma, R., Amrullah, A., & Akzar, R. (2020). Partnership system on rice farm-based pumping irrigation in Wajo District, Indonesia. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Vol. 575 (pp. 10 pages). Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing.
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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2020 Akzar, R., Umberger, W., & Peralta, A. (2020). The synergistic effects of multiple dairy feed technologies on Indonesian smallholder dairy farmers. Poster session presented at the meeting of : Australasian Agricultural and Resources Economics Society 64th Annual Conference. Perth.
    2019 Akzar, R., Umberger, W., & Peralta, A. (2019). Adoption of multiple dairy farming technologies by Indonesian smallholder dairy farmers: A latent class analysis approach. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 63rd AARES Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
    2018 Yargop, R. L., Akzar, R., & Umberger, W. (2018). A study on Smallholder Inclusive Agrifood Value Chains in South East Asia. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australasian Agriculture and Resource Economics Society Annual Conference. Adelaide, Australia.
    2018 Akzar, R., Peralta, A., Umberger, W., & Hetherington, J. (2018). Simultaneous Decisions of Indonesian Smallholder Dairy Farmers Adoption of Multiple on Farm-level Innovations. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 62th AARES Annual Conference. Adelaide Australia.
    2016 Akzar, R., Permani, R., Wahida., & Umberger, W. (2016). Understanding Indonesian Smallholder Dairy Farmers’ Decisions to Adopt Multiple Farm-Level Innovations. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 60th AARES Annual Conference. Canberra , Australia.
    2016 Akzar, R., Permani, R., Wahida., & Umberger, W. (2016). Understanding Indonesian Smallholder Dairy Farmers’ Decisions to Adopt Multiple Farm-Level Innovations. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 15th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association. Bandung, Indonesia.

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