News Release

YANMAR Opens Agricultural Research Institute in Indonesia

October 21, 2014
Yanmar Co., Ltd.

YANMAR is proud to announce the establishment of a research institute in Indonesia as a continuation of the similar facilities it established in Vietnam in 2013. Focusing on agricultural research, the institute will explore future agricultural and social trends in order to provide enhanced food production solutions aimed towards improving people’s lives the world over.

1. Institute Outline:

Name: YANMAR Agricultural Research Institute - IPB

Location: JI. Raya Darmaga Kampus IPB Darmaga Bogor 16680 Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Inauguration: October 17, 2014

Employees: In addition to assigning a YANMAR staff member from Japan, the institute will also employ local people. 

2. Aim:

Provide enhanced food production solutions.

Cover a wide spectrum of the agricultural businesses from products and services to innovative solutions that connect farming communities with regional and national authorities. 

3. Major Activities:

Conduct market research to ascertain the future shape of agriculture and community development.

Cover a wide spectrum of the agricultural businesses.

Contribute to the education of a capable workforce by promoting cooperation among government, industry and academia. 

4. Local Partners:

Research activities will be conducted in collaboration with the Bogor Agricultural University, one of Indonesia’s leading institutions in the field. Along with comprehensive research, it has also produced many well-respected authors in the agricultural industry.

Name: Bogor Agricultural University (“Institut Pertanian Bogor”)

Location: JI. Raya Darmaga Kampus IPB Darmaga Bogor 16680 Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Established: National university established in 1963 when several agricultural education institutions were consolidated.

Profile: The university is the leading authority in tropical agriculture, bioscience and entrepreneurship.

Student body (as of March 2014): Approx. 27,000 students


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