Our Vision, Mission, and Values

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Our History

History of Inobu

Inobu is an Indonesian non-profit research institute established in 2014. Inobu’s collaborative applied research is intended to inform policy and design innovations that leads to the sustainable and equitable production of commodities and use of natural resources. Inobu actively engages government, civil society and communities in the design and dissemination of the results of their research and innovation.


Vision & Mission


We aspire for an Indonesia where land and seascapes are managed sustainably and benefit the communities that depend on them.


Through innovative research, policy analysis, technology and alliance-building, we seek to improve public policies and strengthen civil society to sustainably manage Indonesia’s natural resources and agricultural production systems, throughout the life-cycle of products.

Core Values

  • Transparency

    Our organizational governance, implementation processes and research methods are transparent, open and subject to stringent scrutiny.

  • Rigorous

    Our governance, research and innovation are designed based on best practices and held to the highest ethical, scientific and fiscal standards.

  • Solution oriented

    Our approach is not simply to identify problems but design and propose innovative, practical and effective policy and technological solutions.

  • Equality

    Our governance, research and innovation encourage and embrace equality, recognizing the challenges that women, indigenous people and minority groups face and protecting their rights while providing them with opportunities to thrive.

  • Integrity

    Our staff adhere to the highest ethical standards and act in a way which is honest, respectful and professional at all times. We respect pluralism, human rights, and universal values of democracy.