Books 2014

The Economic Choices Facing the Next President

The government of Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla has two economic policy scenarios to choose from. First is “business as usual” scenario, which is basically continuing existing economic policy. Second is the scenario to seize an opportunity to achieve the double digit growth we all have been dreaming for.

Reposisi Politik Pertanian, Meretas Arah Baru Pembangunan

“Reposisi Politik Pertanian” is an important contribution to our understanding of agricultura`l policy by three of Indonesia’s leading scholars of agricultural development. The book calls for the formulation of a “new and effective Agriculture Politics” to reverse the trend towards agricultural involution, land-grabbing, rising food imports and stagnant productivity. 

The authors discuss the application of Blue Economy principles to raise production, create jobs, increase farm incomes and protect the environment. Government must redirect spending on fertilizer and seed subsidies to investment in infrastructure and human resource development.

Professor Dr. Sjarifudin Baharsjah, is a former Minister of Agriculture, Independent Chair of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Council and Chairman of the Board of the International Rice Research Institute. Professors Faisal Kasryono and Effendi Pasandaran are widely published scholars of agricultural development and have also held various leadesrhip roles in the Ministry of Agriculture and in research and academic institutions.

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TOP 99 Inovasi Pelayanan Publik Indonesia

Acknowledgement Minister for Administrative and Bureaicracy Reform

The Idea for One Agency One Innovation initiative was not conceived overnight. it is a result of contremplations and learning processes and experiences on varius efforts to increase the qualitiy of public service in national and international level. it is not only an obligatiton to but also an obligation to increase their services expenetially, in trems of both quality and quantity and to structure and plan it well. with that in mind, in the end of year 2013, I issued Minister Decree No. 15 2013 concerning Public Service Innovation Contenst as one agenda in 2014 as Public Service Year.

Public Service Innovation Contest is an entry point in supporting One Agency One Innovation initiative. I am content that despite its short online registration time in January 2014, Public Service Innovation Contest 2014 had positive reception from Ministery/Agency and Local Goverments.  515 public service innovation programs were registered, and went into an objective, cridible and independent selection process. it is expected that process produce the best innovators.

I commissioned for the result of the selection, 99 programs in total, be summerized and catalogued in the form a book as form of our accountability to the society, becoming a learning material for the advancement of public service in Indonesia. With all gratitude to God, I welcome the release of this book, Top 99 Indonesia Public Service Innovation.

I would like to thank Prof. Eko Prasojo, Vice Minister for Administartive and Bureacracy Reform who contribute an enormous effort in the development of One Agency One Innovation movement. My acknowledgement is also directed to GIZ fot its cooperation with Deputy for Public Service Affairs in implemetating One Agency One Innovation Initiative. Las but not least, I would like to thank Transformasi (Center for Public Policy Transformation), under Mr. Ir. Sarwono Kusumaatmaja, former Minister for Administrative Reform 1988-1993, for their assistance in the releasse of this book Top 99 Indonesia Public Service Innovation and for thier support in other programs in the efforts to advance Public Service Innovation in Indonesia. 

Indonesia Menentukan Nasib

Seringkali kita mendengar mantra bahwa indonesia adalah sebuah  negara  yang  begitu  kaya  akan  sumber  daya alam. dengan kekayaan alam ini secara otomatis kita berharap seluruh rakyat akan sejahtera. tetapi cara berpikir ini menimbulkan dua permasalahan. pertama, seperti yang diuraikan dalam kajian strategis ini, ketersediaan sumber daya alam saat ini sudah banyak berkurang.  Begitu banyak yang sudah  terbuang  percuma  di  mana  kita  tidak  akan  mampu memperolehnya kembali.  Kedua, pemanfaatan sumber daya alam selama ini bukannya memberikan manfaat kesejahteraan bagi  kebanyakan  orang,  melainkan  hanya  sebagian  kecil kelompok masyarakat saja yang menikmatinya.