Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scope of the articles in this journal focuses on the study of agribusiness from a microeconomic and macroeconomic approach. The microeconomic approach includes business policy, marketing, and financial. The macroeconomic approach covering social and economic aspects of agriculture which is a system of comprehensive and integrated with policy governments, international economy and capitalization of land resource, farmers, and communities.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The manuscripts for publication in Forum Agribisnis is judged by peer reviewers. The review process are conducted in blind review. Chief Editor makes the final decision as to whether the paper is recommended for needs to be returned to the author for revision, acceptance, or rejection.

Chief Editor will evaluate submitted papers for suitability of further review process. The manuscripts will be evaluated by one peer reviewer selected by Chief Editor. The peer reviewers should examine the manuscript and return it with their recommendation to the Chief Editor, usually within 2 or 3 weeks. 

Paper needing revision will be returned to the author, and the author must return the revised manuscript to the Chief Editor via OJS of Forum Agribisnis. Chief Editor will check whether the manuscript is revised as suggested by peer reviewers. Chief Editor could give recommendation to the manuscript should return to authors, accept, or reject. After acceptance process, manuscript is forwarded to technical editor to be layout. Chief Editor would send an acceptance letter announcing the publication issue attached with manuscript reprint to authors.

The revision manuscript to accomodate peer reviewer suggestions within 2-4 weeks; Manuscripts that exceed the revision deadline will be withdrawn. Authors may request for extension to Chief Editor before the revision expires. The time interval from the date the manuscript is submitted to the acceptance for publication varies, depending on the time required for review and revision.

Manuscripts are rejected usually for 3 general reasons: 1) The topic of manuscript does not fit in the journal scope. 2) The substance of the manuscripts does not meet Jurnal Agribisnis Indonesia standards; the data may be incomplete; the methodology used is not appropriate; or there are no consistency among objectives, research design/method, evidence, and conclusion. 3) Manuscript are not written following Forum Agribisnis guidelines in instruction. The manuscripts may be rejected without review process or the manuscripts could also be rejected in the review process if authors do not revise the manuscripts as suggested by reviewers.

Reprints of all manuscripts will be provided to the corresponding author. Authors submitting manuscripts should understand and agree that copyright of manuscripts published are held by Forum Agribisnis. The statement to release the copyright to Forum Agribisnisis stated in “Form Pernyataan”. Copyright encompass exclusive rights to reproduce, to distribute, and to sell any part of the journal articles in all form and media. 


Publication Frequency

This journal is published twice a year (March and September Edition) by the Master Sciences of Agribusiness (MSA), Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Economics and Management, Bogor Agricultural University.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


How To Register

  1. Author should register through the following address: http://journal.ipb.ac.id/index.php/fagb
  2. Author should fulfill the form On the Confirmation Register section, please give your selection as author, reviewer, or both of them. After all the form was filled, click on "Register" to process the registration.
  3. Go to User Home and select your role as Author. Click on "Click here: to go to step one of the five-step submission process" in Active Submission.
  4. These are the five-step submission process:
  • Step 1. Starting the Submission On the Journal Section, select the appropriate section of journal, i.e. Articles. Author has to check-mark on the submission checklists. Please click on the "Save and continue" button to go to the further step.
  • Step 2. Entering the Submission's Metadata.
    Author should enter metadata of all authors engaged in the writing process. The information of manuscript title, abstract, and keywords must be filled in the textbox.
  • Step 3. Uploading the Submission
    Author should click Browse to find the manuscript file on the hard drive. Choose the file and click Upload button. Once the submission is uploaded, click Save and Continue on the bottom of this page.
  • Step 4. Uploading Supplementary Files
    The supplementary file should be uploaded is Form Pernyataan, consisting of Statement of Originality and Copyright Release Form. Therefore, click on Browse button, choose the file, click on Upload button, and click on Save and Continue.
  • Step 5. Confirming the Submission
    Author has to check that all documents are complete. To submit the manuscript to FORUM AGRIBISNIS, click Finish Submission button. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgement by email. Author will and will be able to view the submission's progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site.


Author Guidelines

Download Author Guidelines PDF

Forum Agribisnis received the original article that has not been published and will not be published in other media with the following conditions:

  1. The length of the manuscript is not more than 10.000 words with maximum number of tables and pictures of 15 pieces, except there is an approval from the editors.
  2. An abstract should not more than 250 words with maximum keywords of 5.
  3. Paper size:  B5, mirror margins, Margin: top 3 cm; Bottom 2,25 cm; Inside 2.75 cm; Outside 2 cm.
  4. The title is written in the Times New Roman, 14 points, bold, center alignment.  The author's  name  is  written  in  Times New Roman letter,  11 points,  bold ,  title  case, center alignment. The author's affiliation is written in Times New Roman, 10 points, center alignment.
  5. Abstract and Keywords (in English) are placed before the manuscript, one column, Justify text, single line spacing, Times New Roman, 10 points.
  6. Script: two columns, distance between columns 0,64 cm, justify text,  exactly 14 pt, Times New Roman, 11 points.  Tittle of Chapter: Times New Roman, 11 points, bold, uppercase, center text. Title  of  Sub  Chapter:  Times New Roman,  11  points,  bold,  capital each word,  align  left. 
  7. Writing the number: the thousands number uses dots (.), except year and decimal number uses comma (,).
  8. Pictures/illustrations have to use number and title.  Image  Title  is  placed  under  the picture/illustration  and  written  with  Times New Roman,  11  points,  bold,  title  case,  center  text. The source is clearly indicated under the Picture Title (if the image/illustration is the result of the citation) with Times New Roman, 8 points, title case, center text.
  9. Tables have to use number and title. Table title is placed above the table and written with Times New Roman, 11 points, bold, title case, justify text.  Sources are listed clearly below the table. If there is a description of the table, put under the source with Times New Roman, 8 points, title case, align left.
  10. The references of each source should be referred and arranged in alphabetical order of the author's name and the year of publication. As an example: Johnson, Aaron J., Charles Clay Debrell, dan Eric Hansen. 2009. Market Orientation, Innovativeness, and Performance of Food Companies. Journal of Agribusiness, 27 (1/2 spring/fall): 85-106.
  11. Manuscript can be sent to email forum.agribisnis@gmail.com  in  Ms.  Office Word file.


Subcription And Manuscript Charge


IDR 75.000 per journal


IDR 400.000 per article

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Beneficiary   : Herawati
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