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Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesian farmers get smart

Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesian farmers get smart

February 8, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

Indonesian farmers are set to be more efficient and make more profits, as the government rolls out a specialised agricultural training program as part of a national push for food self-sufficiency. Dr Arif Satria of Bogor Agricultural University argues that agricultural workers of the future need to ‘get smart’; “in the [coming] years we need […]

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Sri Mulyani: Reflections of a Remarkably Resilient Year

Sri Mulyani: Reflections of a Remarkably Resilient Year

January 29, 2019

As 2018 comes into a close, we reflect how Indonesia’s economy has been remarkably resilient amidst the challenging global economic environment. Indonesia was able to weather the storm better in part due to a national budget that was designed to be agile. This agility helps the government swiftly introduce countercyclical measures, when required, in responding […]

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In Conversation with Richard Frankland

In Conversation with Richard Frankland

January 23, 2019

Richard Frankland tells us about the recent Makassar-Yirrkala Art Exchange project, which celebrates Australia and Indonesia’s shared history – one that predates colonialism – built around an ethos of ‘what was, what is and what can be’. Richard is head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Victorian College of […]

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AIC Urban Water Cluster Community Visioning in Bogor

AIC Urban Water Cluster Community Visioning in Bogor

January 22, 2019

(Bahasa Indonesia di bawa) The construction of a shared vision for the future, together with the communities affected, was the first step in the transition of Pulo Geulis and Griya Katulampa to more water friendly environments. This vision will reflect the aspirations of these communities in terms of environmental performance, and social and economic empowerment. […]

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The AIC Urban Water Learning Alliance / Learning Alliance Air Perkotaan

The AIC Urban Water Learning Alliance / Learning Alliance Air Perkotaan

January 22, 2019

(Bahasa Indonesia di bawa) On 30 November 2017, The Water Sensitive City Declaration was signed at the Grand Savero in Bogor, Indonesia. Signing, by stakeholders in Bogor’s water management from all sectors and backgrounds, confirmed a commitment to establishing the AIC Urban Water Learning Alliance, and to supporting the activities of all signatories, or ‘water […]

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Health promotion: young people are here and ready to engage

Health promotion: young people are here and ready to engage

January 21, 2019 By Nada Alichiah Hasan-Viljakainen

Nada Alichiah Hasan-Viljakainen is a young Indonesian woman and an advocate for healthier living. She was a youth representative at the AIC’s ‘Youth are our Future’ forum in Jakarta in September 2018. As a young adult, I am passionate about better health and wellbeing for myself, my generation and today’s children. I am concerned about how […]

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Indonesia Votes 2019: Presidential debate season kicks off

Indonesia Votes 2019: Presidential debate season kicks off

January 18, 2019 By Kevin Evans

With exactly three months to go before polling day in Indonesia, the first of five debates between contending presidential teams took place on Thursday 17th January evening. The concept of candidate debates in Indonesia has been an evolving but growing part of the electoral process since early in the Reformasi era. Cynics have developed a […]

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Finding the cyber connection

Finding the cyber connection

January 8, 2019 By Helen Brown

In August 2018 an MOU was signed between Australia and Indonesia to work together on cyber-security. Such agreements are of course, not legally binding, and some question their relevance. But in cultures that highly value trust, an MOU provides the framework for relationship building. It is up to the two countries to work on that […]

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