Budi Susilo Setiawan

Alumnae of Animal Production and Technology study program
Owner of Ternak Mitra Tani Farm

Budi Susilo Setiawan is the owner of poultry business under the flagship of Mitra Tani Farm (MT Farm). Budi with his fellow partner Amrul Lubis, M Afnan W dan Bahrudin, established a sheep and goat fattening business in September 2004. Since was established, MT Farm do sheep, goats and cattle breeding. MT Farm also strives for natural feed in the form of grass and concentrate. The management of this business absorbs local residents as employees. MT Farm is in Tegalwaru Village, Ciampea District, Bogor Regency. The processing of livestock in MT Farm has begun to be carried out in an integrated manner, namely by using the benefit system, all that is available to sheep or goats such as meat, skin, head bones to feces can be utilized without being discarded. Not only that, MT Farm also manages waste from animal waste. The manure is converted into biogas and fertilizer for grass. The results of biogas are useful for lighting fires and generators in livestock breeding areas. While other wastes can be directly used for fertilizer grass. This waste management is very helpful for livestock and the people in the surrounding area, because they already know the benefits, among others, they can use free gas. So, the results can be enjoyed more by surrounding residents. With the integrated farming system implemented by MT Farm, farmers and surrounding communities can enjoy greater benefits

Rizal Fahreza

Alumnae of Agronomy and Horticulture Study Program
Founder Agrowisata Jeruk Garut

Rizal Fahreza has successfully developed agritourism business in form of orange plantation in Cikajang, Garut, West Java. The business has been developing since 2014 and was name as Eptilu. Eptilu is an acronym in Sundanese language which means “three F’s: Fresh From Farm”. Eptilu Agritourism offers orang picking from farm and traditional culinary experience such as Nasi Liwet Kentang amidst of serene orange plantation of Garut. Eptilu orange plantation has area of 1.2 hectare among Kupajajar hamlet, Mekarsari Village. Daily visitor of EPtilu agritourism reach 400 visitors. The visit might peak during weekend. In total, there are estimated 1700 to 2400 visitors per month. Rizal successful in developing the orange agritourism business drives him to be the Indonesian Ambassador for ASEAN in the First ASEAN Youth Social Entrepreneur Award 2017. Until year of 2018, Rizal is the Ambassador of ASEAN for Indonesia. Even more, Reza is crowned to be the national winner of Wirausaha Muda Pemula Berprestasi 2016, a prestigious award-winning youth business competition by the Ministry of Youth and Sport of The Republic of Indonesia. Eptilu agritourism had the chance to be visited by the Minister of Youth and Sport of Indonesia, Mr. Imam Nahrowi. The site also gets remarkable honor to be visited by Hollywood action movie star, Iko Uwais, whereas he visited not only to have leisure time but also to take several scene for his upcoming movie with some Frenchman.

Alfi Irfan

Alumnae of Resource and Environmental Economic Study Program
Founder Agrisocio

Alfi Irfan is the founder of Agrisocio. Since was established in 2014, this social company is engaged in agriculture that focuses on sustainable agriculture, empowering rural households and promote better living standards of farmers. The 26-year-old Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Agrisocio is an alumnus of the Department of Resource and Environmental Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM) of IPB University. In his work as an entrepreneur, Alfi initiated the Indorempah functional drink. Indorempah is a spice drink that has been tested at the South East Asian Food and Agricultural Science and Technology Center (SEAFAST) or the Center for Development of Food Science and Technology and Southeast Asia Agricultural Technology, Institute for Research and Community Service (LPPM) IPB University. Indorempah is made without preservatives and without chemicals addition. The composition of Indorempah consists of red ginger, cumin, clove, Javanese chili, black pepper, palm sugar, cane sugar, cinnamon and anise. In addition to benefiting from Alfi's business, Indorempah also provides sustainable social impacts. This is because in its processing, production and packaging process, Indorempah empowered the wives of farmers in the village around the campus of IPB University, namely Benteng Village, in Ciampea District, Bogor Regency.