Idung Risdiyanto

Provisionally licensed assessor
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Licensed assessor since 4 February 2015

Assessor performance

1 report satisfactory (resubmission), 1 report unsatisfactory. Qualified to lead HCV and HCV-HCSA assessments.


Idung Risdiyanto is an expert in natural resources management, with more than 15 years of experience in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia, mainly in the areas of hidrometeorology, watershed management, water resources, soil and water concervation, climate risk, High Conservation Value Area assessments, Carbon stock assesments, GHG mitigation and adaption, Peer Reviews, and policy and regulation working with both the public sector as well as the Indonesian government. He has MSc degree in Natural Resources Management at an international program conducted by Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and a bachelor's degree in Agrometeorology in the same institute. In 1997, Idung started professional career by conducted a collaborative research between United National Environment Programme (UNEP) and IPB on GHG, carbon ttock and water resource. After that, he did a lot of research with leading institutions in Indonesia such as the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), the National Space Agency (LAPAN), Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and the Bureau of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG). He also conducts collaborative research with international institutions such as the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS), USAID, ADB and Biotrop. Since 1999 until now, he has also taught courses for Meteorological Satellites, Application of GIS and RS and Hidrometeorlogi in the Department of Geophysics and Meteorology - Bogor Agricultural University. In 2007, collaborate with Aksenta, he started to conduct HCV assessments in oil palm plantations as a specialist for environmental services. After that, he started doing a lot of studies of HCV in oil palm plantations and forestry as team leader and or team member. His experience in HCV assesments and related subject has been conducted in several oil palm plantation companies such as Musim Mas, KLK group, Simedarby, IOI Group, IMC Group, Wilmar, Genting Plantation etc, whereas for forestry sector in some companies such as Alas Kusuma, Ratah Timber, Sinar Mas Forestry and RAPP. He also conducted an sustainability audit, peat mapping, carbon stocks assesments, GHG mitigation, water management, soil dan water concervation in several companies forestry and oil palm plantations. With his experience and expertise, since 2008 until now, the Ministry of Forestry-Republic of Indonesia use his services as a team of experts to develop an integrated management plan in important watersheds in Indonesia such as Bengawan Solo, Brantas, Ciliwung, Citarum, Cisadane, Jenebarang etc. He also teach about soil water assesments tools (SWAT) for forestry officers to manage the watershed. At present Idung still lecturer of the Dept. Geophysics and Meteorology - Bogor Agricultures University, and is still carrying out HCV assessments as an Associate of Aksenta Socio-enviro Enterpreneurship in Jakarta. Contact :


Soils, Hydrology, Forest ecology, Forestry, Grasslands, Freshwaters, Landscape ecology, Carbon studies, Biodiversity conservation, Ecosystem services
, Carbon stock, GHG, Peat mapping, Soil and Water Conservation, Water resources and Watershed management, Climatology, Land and Forest Fire, Land Use change. , Stakeholder consultation, Community land use, Participatory rural appraisal, Participatory mapping, Socio-economic survey methods , GIS, Remote sensing, Land use change, LIDAR, Carbon mapping

Thematic scope

Land use planning, Habitat management/restoration, Protected areas, Freshwaters management, Environmental and social impact assessments
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), World Bank
Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO)
Timber and wood-based products, Pulp and paper, Oil palm, Soy, Rubber, Sugar, Minerals, Other


Central America, South America, Central Asia, Southeastern Asia, Australasia, Pacific Islands
Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea


Language Bahasa Indonesia (Native or bilingual proficiency)
Language English (Very good working proficiency)
Language Javanese (Native or bilingual proficiency)
Language Madurese (Good working proficiency)
Language Sundanese (Good working proficiency)