Andika Putraditama is the Outreach Officer for Project POTICO in WRI’s People and Ecosystems Program (PEP) based in Jakarta, Indonesia. POTICO is a project designed to prevent deforestation in Indonesia by diverting planned palm oil plantations from forests to degraded land. His work primarily focus on engaging various Indonesian and international stakeholders in issues surrounding agriculture, forestry and land use in Indonesia.
Prior to joining WRI, Andika supported the Indonesia-U.S. Parliamentary Caucus as a staffer to the leadership of the Caucus. Previously, he worked as the Program Director for National Institute for Democratic Governance (NIDG)–a Jakarta-based non-profit that focuses on strengthening the Indonesian Congress. During his tenure at NIDG, he is involved in various policy advocacy, research and consultancy projects related to electoral reform and legislative management.
Andika graduated from Parahyangan Catholic University with a B.A. in International Relations. He speaks Indonesian and English.