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Buyung Hadi

Buyung Hadi

IRRI Representative - Cambodia


Buyung Hadi is the Institute’s representative in Cambodia where he leads IRRI’s key initiatives in the country and serves as the focal person for activities that strengthen IRRI’s partnership with key stakeholders in Cambodia.

Dr. Hadi, an insect ecologist and integrated pest management (IPM) specialist, leads the entomology research group at IRRI that focuses on obtaining solutions in sustainable pest management in a diversified cropping system.

He lends his expertise to numerous projects initiated by IRRI in Southeast and South Asia, including Development of Ecologically-based Participatory IPM Package for rice in Cambodia (EPIC), Leveraging diversity for ecologically based pest management (VERDE) and Closing Rice Yield Gap in Asia (CORIGAP). He contributed to the pest management standards and biodiversity indicators for the Sustainable Rice Platform.