The Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) in collaboration with the Government of Australia through Knowledge Sector Initiative are holding the Indonesia Development Forum 2018 on 10-11 July 2018 in Jakarta. Entitled “Pathways to Tackle Regional Disparities Across the Archipelago” this year’s theme is in harmony with one of President Joko Widodo’s NawaCita (the nine national priorities), which is ‘developing Indonesia from its periphery’, by strengthening social, economic, and human resources aspects across the country, including the least developed and islands areas.
The Minister of National Development Planning, Bambang P.S Brodjonegoro, promised to follow-up the results of the Indonesia Development Forum 2018. Furthermore, he also encouraged innovators from different regions to keep coming up with new ideas and best practices from local wisdom to support development.
Addressing the challenges regional growth and development is the key theme for the 2018 Indonesia Development Forum (IDF) in Jakarta on July 10-11, 2018
Indonesia needs to make a concerted effort to strengthen its research ecosystem - including policy research - to be able to compete with other countries in the region.
In a bid to improve the quality of policies made by the government this year, the National Institute of Public Administration (LAN) held a seminar on the theme of Knowledge Management at the LAN office, Central Jakarta, on Feb. 27 with support from the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI) and the Indonesian Policy Analysts’Association (AAKI). The event was attended by 200 participants, including researchers from various state institutions, policy researchers and LAN officials.
Researchers in Indonesian universities are being encouraged to incorporate gender and social inclusion perspectives in their applications for government research grants following the launch of the 12th edition of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education’s Grant Guidelines for Research and Community Engagement on March 20
The paper presents a framework for a learning-oriented approach to causality that focuses on understanding the mechanisms that were successful, with whom and in what context so that the policy maker can determine where else the intervention might work or what other mechanisms or adaptations might be necessary in the new setting.
Indonesia is a member of the G20 group of the world’s wealthiest nations but it spends only a tiny amount of its national resources on scientific research. This working paper describes how a number of Indonesian key actors, under the leadership of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences has contributed to the establishment of the Indonesian Science Fund which will help to increase the amount of funding available to Indonesian researchers who want, through their research, to contribute to address key social and economic concerns of the Indonesian people.
This case study is a follow up of Working Paper 8 “Addressing Barriers to University Research” and also a series of Diagnostic Study on Barriers to University Research”. Identification of barriers to university research has given an insight in understanding the dynamics of research and in identifying the barriers to research in universities in Indonesia especially in University of Indonesia (UI), to upgrade the quality and capacity of university research.
This case study is a follow up of Working Paper 8 “Addressing Barriers to University Research” and also a series of Diagnostic Study on Barriers to University Research”. Identification of barriers to university research has given an insight in understanding the dynamics of research and in identifying the barriers to research in universities in Indonesia especially in Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia (Unika Atma Jaya), to upgrade the quality and capacity of university research.