About Rikolto

Rikolto is an international NGO with more than 40 years of experience in partnering with farmer organisations and food chain actors across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. We enable and support smallholder farmers to take up their role in rural poverty alleviation and to contribute to feeding a growing world population in a sustainable way. Our activities in 13 countries are carried out by eight regional offices worldwide.

Rikolto Indonesia aims to enable a new generation of profitable farmers via innovative practices to meet the growing demand from urban consumers for sustainably produced agricultural commodities in a healthy environment. We strive for inclusive and sustainable food system, ensure good practices to promote sustainable production, strengthen the business capacities of farmer organisations, link farmer organisations with buyers and other stakeholders and promote inclusive business, strive for ‘food smart’ community, promote for Payment for Ecosystem Services, empower women, and inspire youth to ensure regeneration in agriculture.

Rikolto Indonesia focuses on four commodities: coffee, cocoa, cinnamon and rice. The regional office in Denpasar manages and coordinates the program in four provinces: Sumatra, Java, East Nusa Tenggara and Sulawesi.


  • We are open for interns whose knowledge, skills and experience match with and enrich our program.

Intern Duties (Example)

  • It depends on the qualification of the interns. It ranges from, but not limited to, involvement in the program implementation, support in the application of new methods, and support in communication and event organisation.

Work Hours

8am  – 5pm with a one hour lunch break.


Depending on the type of work, it can be in the regional office in Denpasar (Bali) or in one of our program locations.

Student Profiles

Kirrily Simmer is a 2019 New Colombo Plan mobility grant recipient from Western Sydney University.

Kirrily undertook the Agriculture Semester Program at Bogor Agricultural University from January to June 2019.

Read more here.