Edwin S. Saragih

Edwin S. Saragih

  • edwin.saragih@binatani.or.id

Extension Manager

Edwin S. Saragih after graduating from the Bogor Agricultural University in 1989 has a dynamic career in agriculture and agribusiness, has worked in plant and seed protection product companies, as well as in international development organizations.

His experience includes studies and improvement of crop production, demonstration of agro-chemical and seed product and technology performance at the field level, land use, farmer training, product testing and technology adoption, as well as in value chain studies.

His experience includes studies and improvement of crop production, demonstration of agro-chemical and seed product and technology performance at the field level, land use, farmer training, product testing and technology adoption, as well as in value chain studies.

He has also led product development and project management, coaching extension services in private companies, especially in extension management for small farmers.

Edwin joined PT. East West Seed Indonesia in 2012 as Technology Transfer Manager, and since 2014 he has been entrusted to lead the Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera.

Regina Sari Fabianti

Regina Sari Fabianti

  • regina.sf@binatani.or.id

Indonesia Coordinator vegIMPACTNL

Completed chemical engineering education to master level in Indonesia and the Netherlands, graduated from the University of Indonesia and the University of Groningen.


Regina has worked since 2006 as an engineer in private companies (pharmaceutical, petrochemical and oil and gas) and KADIN Indonesia - BENELUX in the Indonesia - Netherlands cooperation program in renewable energy, energy efficiency and water management.

There was an opportunity in 2017 to make plans for the implementation of a cooperation program between Indonesia and the Netherlands for the revitalization of vocational high schools in agriculture with 2 SMKN as a pilot project, bringing them into contact with agriculture and TVET (technical vocational education and training).


Joined in September 2019 with Yayasaan Bina Tani Sejahtera to become the coordinator of vegIMPACT NL in Indonesia.

Arga Wisnu Pradana

Arga Wisnu Pradana

  • arga.wisnu@binatani.or.id

Program Coordinator

Arga has joined PT East West Seed Indonesia in March 2013 after graduating from the Bogor Agricultural Institute.

Since June 2014 he has joined the Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera as a Transfer Technology Officer for the West Nusa Tenggara area.

Arga has experience in making horticultural teaching farms in collaboration with universities (IPB) as well as assisting farmers in cultivating shallots from True Shallot Seed (TSS).
Since 2017, as a Technical Program Supervisor, and starting January 2020 Arga has assumed the duties of the Program Coordinator to lead the YBTS Knowledge Transfer team in Eastern Indonesia, especially Maluku and Papua.

Junike Susan Medah

Junike Susan Medah

  • junike.sm@binatani.or.id

Project Coordinator

Junike graduated from bachelor program, Agricultural Socio Economic major, Universitas Nusa Cendana in 1994. Before joining Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera, she has many experiences in agricultural projects from other NGOs.

In 2012 to 2016 she joined as a Monev officer at PT Fresh Dynamics Indonesia (vegIMPACT) in Jakarta and Rural Development project/ RDP phase III based in Dili, Timor Leste.

She is also experienced as a Senior Program Officer in Livelihood program/ Disaster Risk Education at CWO in 2004 to 2012.

She started join YBTS as a Technical Program Supervisor for Nusa Tenggara Timur region in November, 2016.

Indah Nuryanti

Indah Nuryanti

  • indah.nur@binatani.or.id

Knowledge Transfer Coordinator

Indah completed her master's education in Food Safety from Wageningen University with a specialization in Food Law and Regulatory Affairs.

During his studies, he was involved in many activities, such as summer schools in Czech, Jyväskylä University (Finland), and Tallinn University (Estonia).

Prior to joining YBTS, he had worked for FMCG hospitals and companies for more than five years, and completed a four-month internship at Bayer Crop Science, Brussels.

Indah joined YBTS in September 2019 as Knowledge Transfer Coordinator for the vegIMPACT NL project.
In 2021, She will start leading team the area of YBTS is North West Knowledge Transfer.

Andi Bachtiar

Andi Bachtiar

  • andi.bachtiar@binatani.or.id

Technical Knowledge Specialist

Andi completed his Master of Organic Agriculture education from Wageningen University and Research in August 2019.

Joined YBTS in November 2019 as Data Coordinator for the SMARTseeds Project.

Prior to joining YBTS, Andi has experience assisting farmer groups through several programs at an international NGO, including complex rice systems, improving yield stability in the face of variable weather conditions; sustainable rice platform, promoting sustainable and inclusive rice value chain.

In addition, Andi has played an active role since 2021 as a Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera representative in the Technical Working Group (TWG) formed by East West Seed Knowledge Transfer.

Febrianus Mado

Febrianus Mado

  • febrianus.mado@binatani.or.id

Team Leader

Febri graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nusa Cendana, Kupang and joined PT. East West Seed Indonesia since April 2007 in the seed production section. In 2013, he joined the Marketing division team in the Technology Transfer section of the same company.

Since June 2014, he has joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera as a Technology Transfer Officer for the East Nusa Tenggara Region who has been active in conducting vegetable cultivation trainings for farmers and the community in the Resilience & Livelihood project with the support of Cordaid and PfR partners (Partners for Resilience). In 2016, he has joined the AJF program (Anton Jourgen Fonds) until now as a Technology Transfer staff whose main task is to provide training to PPL, BABINSA, BABINKAMTIBMAS, YBTS staff, YBTS assisted farmers and other YBTS partners in East Nusa Tenggara.

Starting in 2020, Febri as Team Leader for Knowledge Transfer for the NTB-NTT region.

Lovian Andriani Sinambela

Lovian Andriani Sinambela

  • lovian@binatani.or.id

Technical Data and Information

Graduated from the Study Program Soil Science, Agrotechnology, University of Padjadjaran. Lovian joined YBTS in February 2017 as a Technical Field Officer for Lampung Province in connection with the G4AW (Geodata for Agriculture and Water) project and carried out farmer data collection, farmer assistance and related agricultural sections for the use of the Sipindo Powered by SMARTseeds application.

In March 2019, Lovian was responsible as Technical Field Officer for the Provinces of Central Java and East Java with the same project.

February 2020, Lovian is responsible as Technical Data and Information at the Bina Tani Sejahtera Foundation.

Handle and Processing the Data Base of YBTS and Content Management System data for each project at the Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera to support Project Management, and Lovian active role as a YBTS representative in the Data Group formed by East West Seed Knowledge Transfer.

Handling and processing website information and social media content for the Bina Tani Sejahtera Foundation.

Create the map for each project using spatial-based software (GIS).

Rika Bhernike Sitepu

Rika Bhernike Sitepu

  • rika.bhernike@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Rika joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera in April 2014 as a Project Officer in the Resilience and Livelihood Project in Kupang, NTT. He graduated from Padjajaran University, Bandung with a major in Agrotechnology. After that, he served as a Technical Project Officer for the YBTS Extension Project in North Halmahera, Maluku.

Now, Rika is responsible for assisting farmers on Morotai Island, Maluku

Paschalis Bagus Satrio Utomo

Paschalis Bagus Satrio Utomo

  • paschalis@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Paschalis graduated in 2016 from University of Muhammadiyah in Malang with agrotechnology study program. Previously he also studied for 3 years at the Agricultural Vocational High School.  His experience during practical work at the Center for Plant Research and Fruit Plantations when his school and and studied in university.
Paschal is currently responsible for developing and assisting farmers in Central Maluku Regency, particularly in Amahai sub-district, Seram Island.

Wilfried Tuche Kitu

Wilfried Tuche Kitu

  • elies.wk@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Tuche joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejhatera since February 2017 as an Integrated Capacity Strengthening program in Timor Tengah Selatan, NTT. In particular providing support for construction, irrigation and 3M (Replenishment, Storage, Reuse) activities. Previously, Tuche had studied development management at Widya Mandira Kupang University and since 2000 he has joined several local organizations and INGO, including: Pancaran Kasih Foundation, Church World Service Indonesia (CWS Indonesia), GTZ-SISKES - AIP-MNH, the company Eni west timor, El Nusa and the NGO Gerbang Mas.

Ganang G Prakoso

Ganang G Prakoso

  • Ganang.gp@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Ganang G Prakoso has joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera since February 2018. He has a bachelor's background in Agrotechnology. Previously, Ganang had been a companion to a special effort program for garlic commodities by the Ministry of Agriculture. In addition, he has also joined an NGO to handle urban farming.

As a Technical Field Officer, he is now responsible for assisting farmers in the Biak Numfor, Papua.

Elisabet Novia Listiawati

Elisabet Novia Listiawati

  • elisabet.nl@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Elis graduated from agrotecnology - University of Mercu Buana, Yogyakarta. During his education, Elis participated in agricultural training several times. Elis is also experienced as an extension agent or assistant in the Village Development Grant Program from the Ministry of Research and Technology of Higher Education.


Elis joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera in January 2016 as a Technical Field Officer for integrated capacity building for a project to improve the livelihoods of farmers in SoE, Timor Tengah Selatan, NTT. In 2018 Elis returned to join a project in collaboration with PT Nusa Halmahera Mineras (PT NHM) in North Hamahera Regency.


Until now, Elis is responsible for assisting farmers to transfer knowledge in the agricultural sector in North Halmahera District.

Frinto Artu Soleman Sopaba

Frinto Artu Soleman Sopaba

  • frinto.sopaba@binatani.co.id

Technical Field Officer

Frinto completed his education in the field of Horticulture Industrial Technology at the Kupang State Agricultural Polytechnic in 2017. After graduating, Frinto joined the Prospective Farmers and Candidate Location Candidate Team (CPCL) for rice fields printing, conducted land feasibility surveys in the NTT region.

Frinto Joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera as Technical Field Officer to support assistance activities in the Kab. Arfak Mountains from April 2018 to October 2018, and then assisting farmers in the Sangihe Island and Talaud, North Sulawesi. 

Now Frinto Assiting farmers in the West Halmahera.

Petrus Aprido Roberto Faot

Petrus Aprido Roberto Faot

  • apridofaot@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Aprido completed his education in the Kupang State Agricultural Polytechnic Dryland Agricultural Extension program in 2016. On September 2019 Aprido joined Yayasan Bina tani Sejhatera as an apprentice staff for 3 months and in January 2020 was appointed as a Technical field officer. Aprido is responsible for assisting farmers in the knowledge transfer (KT) program in Central Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara Province.

Linda Octaviani

Linda Octaviani

  • linda.octa@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Linda Octaviani completed his S1 Agroecotechnology education at Trilogy University in 2018. Armed with experience as a pre-audit team for organic agriculture certification at PT Icert Agritama Internasional, and had conducted village development in Samarinda, East Kalimantan.
Linda joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera in January 2020, and was assigned to transfer knowledge in agriculture to farmers and communities in Tual and Southeast Maluku

Anita Ariani

Anita Ariani

  • anita.ariani@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Anita completed her bachelor's degree in Agroecotechnology at University of Lambung Mangkurat, South Kalimantan. While studying, She participated in the 2017 APBN-P Rubber mentoring program (Upsus), after graduating in 2018 he joined BPP Banjarbaru Selatan as an agricultural product processing assistant, then returned to Blitar and worked at one of the sugar factories in East Java for 1.5 year.

Joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera in February 2020 with the work area of Central Java and East Java as a Technical Field Officer for the SMARTseeds project.

Now Anita is assistance farmers in the West Manggarai, NTT in the Knowledge Transfer project

Sepriyason Kono

Sepriyason Kono

  • seprikono@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Sepriyason Kono completed his education in the field of Horticultural Industry Technology at the Kupang State Agricultural Polytechnic in 2018. After Graduated Sepri joined the Satu Indonesia Baru Foundation, disseminating information about the importance of education and increasing the learning competitiveness of the community.


Sepri joined the Bina Tani Sejahtera Foundation on 9 September 2019 as an apprentice staff for 3 months in SoE, TTS, NTT. and the then on 05 January 2020 was assigned as a Technical Field Officer to support assistance activities in the Manokwari area, West Papua.

From 2021 to the present, Sepri has assisted farmers in Nabire Regency, Papua.

Bukhari Arief Wardana

Bukhari Arief Wardana

  • bukhari.arief@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Arief has finished studying at the Muhammadiyah University of North Sumatra majoring in Agribusiness Agriculture in 2018. Since February 2020 he has joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera as a Technical Field Officer for the vegIMPACT NL Project. He is responsible for assisting farmers in the Tarakan area, North Kalimantan.

Now, Arief assisting farmers in Kapuas for Knowledge Transfer Project in Bulungan, North Kalimantan.

Pitent Sihombing

Pitent Sihombing

  • pitent@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Pitent Sihombing, graduated from Sisingamangaraja XII Tapanuli University (UNITA) in 2019. Joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera in June 2020 as a Technical Field Officer in Humbang Hasundutan and Samosir, North Sumatra. Responsible for assisting farmers in Humbang Hasundutan and Samosir Districts.

Gelar Maulana Wanda Kusumah

Gelar Maulana Wanda Kusumah

  • gelar.maulana@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Gelar is a bachelor of agriculture who graduated from Jenderal Soedirman University in 2019. During his study, he was a plant biology laboratory assistant in 2017 and 2018, a seed production technology laboratory assistant in 2018, and has also been an instructor of education for horticuluture tourism in Bogor in 2020. Gelar now works as a TFO at the Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera which is placed in West Kalimantan.

Veni Astri Butar Butar

Veni Astri Butar Butar

  • veni.astri@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Veni Astri Butar Butar completed his education at University of Mercu Buana Yogyakarta, Department of Agrotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture in 2019. Currently he has assisted farmers in Warmare, West Papua.

Muhamad Fahmi Rizaldi Nawawi

Muhamad Fahmi Rizaldi Nawawi

  • m.fahmi@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Muhamad Fahmi Rizaldi Nawawi joined YBTS in March 2021. He is a 2020 graduate of the Faculty of Agriculture, Brawijaya University. Experience as a practicum assistant for more than 2 years, as well as being a teacher at a tutoring institution. Fahmi felt that being a Technical Field Officer was a very pleasant job, because it was closely related to Fahmi's educational background, agriculture.

Meylan Kornalia Taebenu

Meylan Kornalia Taebenu

  • meylan@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Meylan completed his Agribusiness study program from the University of Nusa Cendana, Kupang. While studying, he participated in an internship program at the Ecopastoral Franciscan Pagal and graduated in 2019. In May 2021 he joined the Bina tani Sejahtera Foundation as a Technical Field Officer for the Alor Regency area, East Nusa Tenggara.

Nicko Fajar Reynaldi

Nicko Fajar Reynaldi

  • nicko.fajar@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Fajar completed his undergraduate degree in Agrotechnology at the University of North Sumatra. While studying, he participated in the Soybean Assistance Program (Upsus) APBN-P 2017. In 2018-2019 he worked at the Medan branch of the Daarul Qur'an Foundation as a Media Staff. Since April 2021 he has joined the Bina Tani Sejahtera Foundation as a Technical Officer in the Nias Regency Region, North Sumatra. Responsible for assisting farmers in Nias Regency.

Rozanov Cita Fatra Adi

Rozanov Cita Fatra Adi

  • rozanov@binatani.or.id

Technical Field Officer

Rozanov completed his education majoring in Agrotechnology at the Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta in 2021, after completing his study period he continued to join in Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera and will assist farmers in Bengkulu. During his studies at the lecture, Rozanov had attended an internship at the Vegetable Research Institute in Bandung. In addition, Rozanov was active in several organizations, such as the Agrotechnology Student Association, Student Regiment and SAR DIY. In his organizational activities, he often participates in Community Service events, and provides training on agricultural materials to the community.

Nadya Nariswari Nayadheyu

Nadya Nariswari Nayadheyu

  • nadya.nariswari@binatani.or.id

Digital Information and Social Media Officer vegIMPACT NL

Nadya completed her master degree in Communication at the University of Indonesia in February 2019. With her experience in communication and writing for conservation and gender NGOs, joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera as a Digital Information and Social Media Officer for vegIMPACT NL in August 2020. Digital Information is currently very well developed, and Nadya is responsible for packaging informative and effective content through the media platform vegiIMPACT NL.

Achmad Pranata

Achmad Pranata

  • achmad.pranata@binatani.or.id

Finance & Administration Officer

Nata graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Persada Indonesia Y.A.I Jakarta in 2009 and he joined Yayasan Bina Tani Sejahtera in May 2019 with his duties and responsibilities as the Admin & Finance Officer of YBTS. With previous work experience of NGOs in 2 different issues, namely in the Global Fund for the Aids, Tuberculosis & Malaria project for 5 years and Rutgers WPF Indonesia for 4 years with a Gender issue, hopefully by joining YBTS it can contribute a positive impact, especially for horticultural agriculture in Indonesia. 

Maya Oktarini

Maya Oktarini

  • maya.oktarini@binatani.or.id

Accounting Officer

Rini completed her economics education at Bung Karno University. Experienced in accounting before working for 10 years at Owens-Illinois (O-I Indonesia), as an Account Receivable Supervisor. Maya Oktarini joined YBTS in October 2018 as Accounting Officer.

Dede sri maharani

Dede sri maharani

  • info@binatani.or.id

Accounting Assistant

Dede joined the Yayasan Binatani Sejahtera team starting from August 2016. Initially Dede was the general admin support. Now Dede is responsible as Accounting Assistant.

Sintia Pertiwi

Sintia Pertiwi

  • sintia.pertiwi@binatani.or.id

Procurement and Admin Officer

Sintia joined the Bina Tani Sejahtera Foundation since February 2020, as Finance Admin Officer. Started his career working since 2011 in several financial, telecommunication companies, and had joined USAID with Jawa Pos and United Tractors Tbk for CSR programs.