Indonesian Danone Institute Foundation (IDIF)
Indonesian Danone Institute Foundation (IDIF) was legally established on May 4th, 2007 as Yayasan Institut DANONE Indonesia. IDIF is a non-profit foundation, independent from DANONE business units. Their objectives are to encourage the established research institutions pursuing new scientific findings, to reduce funding barriers for talented scholars in pursuing graduate studies and to encourage good quality research, and to promote publications of quality research in relevant international peer-reviewed journals.
Several activities had been done in 2015, the achievement gained by the Foundation are: First, Workshop on Lactose Nutrition: the Diagnostic and Health Policy Legitimacy of Lactose Intolerance in Jakarta, Indonesia. In this workshop, the Foundation gathered the national and international experts and stakeholders to identify solutions to various food and nutritional issues in Indonesia, such as dairy lactose consumption. The proceeding of this workshop was published in Special Issue of the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. This activity aligned with Danone International new initiative which is The Yogurt in Nutrition.See more