Armin started his career working for a German Technical Cooperation in Sumatra where he designed an agronomy database for the NESP Ophir oil palm smallholder project, and the software for seed production and nutrient management for the IOPRI in Medan.
As independent consultant he remained focused on developing IT solutions for oil palm management and agronomy, like a nutrient use decision support system for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines, customized field information systems for oil palm plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia and PNG.
He is the founder and current director of PT Agrisoft Systems Indonesia, a company specializing in agricultural information systems for oil palm cultivation, precision plantation management and environmental and sustainability monitoring. He was involved in implementing field databases and geographical information systems in more than a hundred plantations in seven oil palm growing countries.
Mr. Armin Gfroerer-Kerstan ***, Director
PT Agrisoft-Systems Indonesia
Nutrient Management and Effective, Sustainable Usage of Fertiliser
Day 1 [Mon 18, July], at 02:30 PM