Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Centre for Global Food and Resources
Faculty of the Professions
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.
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 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 — — — 2014 Scholarship Australia Awards Scholarship — Australia —
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
Year Citation 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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