CIFOR Herry Purnomo has a B.Sc. in agricultural meteorology and a Ph.D in forestry from Bogor Agricultural University, as well as a M.Sc. in computer science from a joint programme between the University of Indonesia and the University of Maryland. He is currently a scientist in the Forests and Governance Programme at CIFOR and leads the FVC project.

Rika Harini Irawati has been a Research Assistant with the CIFOR Livelihoods programme since 2008. She graduated from the department of forest management at Bogor Agricultural University. Previously, she spent five years at a private company and a year as a programme assistant for Southeast Asia Network for Agroforestry Education (SEANAFE) at ICRAF in Bogor. She is the project officer for the FVC project.

Melati has a B.Sc. in sociology from the University of Indonesia. She is currently doing an internship with the FVC project and will focus her research on the social networks of furniture industry actors and the role of small-scale producer associations inside and outside of Jepara. Previously, she has been engaged in research on urban issues and corporate social responsibility. As well as being an intern with CIFOR, she continues to work as a freelance translator with the National Geographic Magazine in Indonesia.

Dwi Rahmad Muhtaman has a B.Sc. from Bogor Agricultural University and an Master’s in Public Administration, specialising in public policy from Auburn University, USA. Within the FVC project, he specialises in facilitating small-scale producers in certification methods, improving market access and strengthening small-scale producer organisations. 

Bruce Campbell is the Programme Director of the Forests and Livelihoods programme and acting Director of the Forests and Governance at CIFOR. Bruce has published widely on the approaches needed to achieve impact in the marketplace, carrying out detailed household economic analyses and work on market chains. He is responsible for ensuring the overall quality of the FVC project and its outputs.

Ramadhani Achdiawan began a one-year assignment at CIFOR in 2001 as a Research Assistant for the Forest Products and People (FPP) programme. Previously he had worked as an intern/consultant at the FPP programme for almost 2 years. He is the statistician for the FVC project. 

Levania Santoso graduated from Bogor Agricultural Institute. Currently, she is a Research Officer for the Environmental Services and Sustainable Use of Forests programme. In the FVC project, she is involved in the gender study.

Edwin Yulianto Edwin Yulianto is a web and multimedia administrator for the Information Services Group at CIFOR. He graduated with an MA in Agroindustrial Technologies from Bogor Agricultural University. Formerly, he joined CIFOR as a Research Assistant for the Forest and Governance Programme. In this project, he oversees the development of the website.  

Muhamad Agus Salim joined CIFOR as a GIS assistant in 2004. He graduated from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in 2002, and before joining CIFOR, he was the team leader for the Marine Spatial Database Development for PT. Tigenco Graha. He also worked with various companies as a web map developer. In this project, he is responsible for developing the GIS system.  

Henny Linawati joined CIFOR as an account assistant in 1995 and after a break, returned in 1999 as a general accountant. She received her B.Sc in economics from Atmajaya University. Since 2003, she has been an accountant for the Forests and Livelihoods Programme, and also for the Information Services Group (in 2006). Henny currently manages the finances of the FVC project.   

Dina Hubuddin has been working as a secretary at CIFOR since November 1999. After graduating from Bogor Agricultural University, where she majored in agribusiness, she has worked in several law firms, such as Soewito, Suhardiman, Eddymurthy and Kardono, in Jakarta. She is the secretary of the FVC project. .

David Anthony Raitzer has a B.Sc. in Natural Resources from Cornell University, USA and a M.Sc. in Land Use in Developing Countries from The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark. He is currently working at CIFOR as a research impact assessment scientist. He previously worked in various organisations including the science council of the CGIAR and ACIAR, Canberra. David advises the FVC team on how to measure the impact of the FVC project.  

Dede Rohadi has a B.Sc. from the Bogor Agriculture University and a M.Sc. from the University of Melbourne’s School of Agriculture and Forestry. Dede is the Director of the Seed Technology Research Institute (STRI) of FORDA, but is now seconded to CIFOR for the duration of this project. He is the project leader of an ongoing ACIAR project entitled Improving Economic Outcomes for Smallholders Growing Teak in agroforestry systems in Indonesia. He maximises the opportunities to link CIFOR’s FVC project with the ACIAR’s related teak projects.

FORDA Rahman Effendi has a B.Sc. in forestry statistics from Bogor Agricultural University and an M.Sc. in Wood Industry from Faculty of Forestry, University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM). He is a senior researcher in Forestry Economics at the Center for Socio Economic and Policy Research on Forestry (CSERF) at FORDA. His primary research areas are forest utilisation and socio economics of forest products. In this project he is primarily involved in value chain analysis and furniture industry studies and facilitations.

Nunung Parlinah has a B.Sc. in forestry from Bogor Agricultural University where she is currently doing her post graduate degree in Forestry Science. She is also a researcher at the Centre for Social Economic and Policy Research on Forestry at FORDA. She has published reports on criteria and indicators, sustainable forest management; economics, markets and institutions of teak in community forests; illegal logging at Betung Kerihun National Park and the influence factors, and wood production and distribution in South Sumatra.

Forum Rembug Klaster (FRK) Muhammad Jamhari has a B.A. from Airlangga University, Surabaya. He is currently the coordinator of Forum Rembug Klaster (FRK). He is a businessman and active in the social organistion, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU). He is also a lecturer in NU Design College (STDNU), Jepara.

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) Dodik Ridho Nurrochmat has a B.Sc. in forestry from Bogor Agricultural University, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Gottingen, Germany. He is currently working as a lecturer at Bogor Agricultural University. His primary interests are forest economics, policy and forest enterprises. He works on policy and furniture industry structure and will be the focal point from the university in this project.

Bahruni has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in forestry from Bogor Agricultural University where he is a lecturer. His primary interests are forest enterprises, forest finance and valuation. He works on producer organisations and markets for small-scale producers.

Evi Yuliati Yovi is a lecturer at Bogor Agricultural University, where she obtained her B.Sc. in forestry. She has a M.Sc. on life and environmental science from Shimane University (Japan), and a Ph.D. on Bioproduction from Tottori University (Japan). Her primary interests are forest work science and forest harvesting.

University of Melbourne Barbara Ozarska is the Programme Manager of the High Value Wood Resources programme for the Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry (CRC) at the School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne, Australia. She is conducting research on the use of plantation eucalypts for the manufacturing of high value added wood products; engineering design of furniture; manufacturing processes and methods; microwave wood bending; product performance in various environmental conditions and wood veneering technology.  She is the project leader of the technological aspect of the FVC project (wood processing, furniture design, suggestions for raw material alternatives and associated technologies for all three) and her presence in this project will ensure collaboration between both proposed projects.