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Transformasi: Critical Role in Spreading Local Innovative Policies

                      The Center for Public Policy Transformation (Transformation), held a gathering with its Patrons, Friday, (15/2), at its office in Cipaku, Blok M. In this friendly and warm event, one of the Patron, H. Muhammad Basyir Ahmad Syawie, had a chat with the Executive Director of Transformasi, Nazla Mariza. Basyir Ahmad, who was also the Mayor of Pekalongan from 2005 – 2015, shared an innovation in health th.....

SINERGI Inclusive Activities Facilitate Komunitas Sahabat Difabel (KSD) in Receiving the Gerbang Hebat Award

                      Opportunities for people with disabilities, especially those who are poor, to receive any sort of empowerment, let alone being received as a part of the workforce, remain few and far between. In Semarang City for example, in 2015, there were around 6,658 people with disabilities, 50% higher than in 2012, which was 3,557 people. Under this assumption, there are now approximately 10 thousand disabled peop.....

SINERGI Inclusive Training Empowers Youth, a Catalyst for Local Economic Independence

                    Located in the middle of the forest, far south of Demak District, Jragung Village is as secluded as it gets. This village is home to 9.402 people, about 17% of them poor & vulnerable youth, and is considered a poor village. Unlike other poor villages though, it does not even have its own native income source. Despite having fields that produce bananas and corns, the villagers have little to no capacity to p.....

Climate Change Campaign, Gorontalo Leader Plants Trees at the Camping Ground

Limboto, February 9, 2017 – Gorontalo District Head, Nelson Pomalingo, conducted climate change campaign and planted trees together with the community at the Bonghohulawa Camping Ground Complex, Limboto Subdistrict, Thursday (9/2). This campaign is delivered as a form of socialization for 19 Climate Change Adaptation Programs (CCA) of Gorontalo District. Among the attendees of the event were the Local Secretary of Gorontalo Province, Winarni Monoarfa, and also the Head of Advisory Board of.....

Ten Percent of Gorontalo District’s Local Budget for Climate Change Adaptation

LIMBOTO, 8 February 2017– The Gorontalo District Government conducted Socialization of Climate Change Policy and Adaptation at Marten Liputo Building, Wednesday (8/2). During this opportunity, the Gorontalo District Head socialized 19 Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programs to all Local Working Units (SKPD), Subdistrict Heads, and Village Heads, especially those from villages highly vulnerable to climate change. The objective is to provide understanding on climate risks facing Gorontalo D.....

Governor Support on the CCA Policy of Gorontalo District

Limboto, February 7, 2017 – After integrating the Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategy into local development planning documents (Local Intermediate Term Development Plan (RPJMD) 2016-2021, Local Government Work Plan (RKPD) 2017, Work Plan (RENJA) of 9 Local Working Units (SKPD), and Work Plan and Budget (RKA) 2017), the Gorontalo District Government today (7/2) conducted socialization of this strategy to district/city governments throughout Gorontalo Province, at the hall of the Local.....

Melbourne is world's most livable city in 2016

If there's one thing wrong with living in Melbourne, it's probably the boring inevitability of being named one of the best places on the planet year after year. For the sixth year in a row, the Australian city has topped the Economist Intelligence Unit's ranking of the world's most livable cities. The list, which considers stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure to arrive at a rating out of 100, gave Melbourne an overall score of 97.5. Close behind is .....

Consumptions supported 2016 economy

The National Statistic Agency (BPS) will immediately release the report on economic realization along 2016. The performance of economic policies designed by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani will be at stake in this report. Sri Mulyani was appointed as the Minister of Finance by President Joko Widodo in the middle of 2016. Some analysts agree that the 2016 economic growth will be better than the previous year. The economy only grew by 4.79% in 2015, the lowest during the last six years. The 2.....

Indonesia`s fishery exports growing amid global slump

The global economy is still hit by slump. Big economies are still struggling to lift themselves from the protracted crisis, which began in the United States and Europe. The World Bank Bank has predicted a moderate growth of only 2.7 percent for the global economy in 2017 despite expected fiscal stimulus by the United States. Developing economies are predicted to grow 4.2 percent on the average , up from a growth rate of 3.4 percent in the previous year. The World Bank also expressed fears.....

The Right Policies to Accelerate the National Fisheries Industry Development

Foreword from Transformasi Executive Director The ongoing development of marine and fisheries sector has yielded positive results. Dynamic changes occurring at the global and national sphere demand real acceleration on the development of the national marine and fisheries sector so that it is able to adjust and address these rapidly growing strategic environmental challenges. However, the industry is still facing various issues from multiple aspects, such as sub-optimal production level, in.....