Andi Mariyasa Septiari, M.Sc
Andi Mariyasari Septiari, M.Sc, a nutrition specialist, graduated from Bogor Agricultural University (B.Sc) and SEAMEO RECFON University of Indonesia (M.Sc) with deep understanding of qualitative research methodology, such as ethnography, in-depth interview and focus group discussion. She actively involved in research in nutrition and qualitative field since 2005. Andi has conducted numerous studies, reviews and evaluations in Indonesia and East Timor.
Her researches were by various international donors including Asian Development Bank (ADB), Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation, The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nestle Foundation. From 2011-2013, Andi managed the monitoring and evaluation for nutrition and livelihood project for Church World Service (CWS) in Soe, Nusa Tenggara Timur, as well as in post disaster area, Nias and post conflict area, Poso. She has published her research results in several recognized international journals such as Food and Nutrition Bulletin and Malaysian Journal of Nutrition also in various international conferences. Andi spent four years teaching qualitative research methodology in nutrition, at SEAMEO RECFON UI and has published a handbook titled Introduction to Nutritional Anthropology.