Better Policies Better Lives TM
31Mar2017
Knowledge Sector Interview

Historian, academic, activist, and now senior policy maker; these are the various hats worn by Hilmar Farid, the Director General of Culture at the Ministry of National Education and Culture, in President Joko Widodo’s administration. These diverse identities arise from the long journey behind the man born in March 1968, popularly known as Fay, in his career developing Indonesian human resources.

11Jan2017
Knowledge Sector Interview

KSI Program Officer, Mirisa Hasfaria, had the chance to interview Azriana, the Head of the National Commission on Violence against Women 2015–2019, to discuss her changed role, from activist to the head of the Commission, and her views on how the Commission uses data and evidence to influence the policy-making process, and how to integrate gender perspectives into research for policy.

28Dec2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Lies Marcoes Natsir is one of Indonesia’s foremost experts in Islam and gender. She has played a pioneering role in the Indonesian gender equality movement by bridging the divide between Muslim and secular feminists and encouraging feminists to work within Islam to promote gender equality.

29Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Ahmad Erani Yustika became the youngest Director General in the Joko Widodo administration through his position as the Director General of the Development and Empowerment of Village People of the Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration of the Republic of Indonesia.

23Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

President of Indonesian Academy of Sciences speaks about the Australia Indonesia Science Symposium.

08Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Distinguished Professor, University of Technology Sydney Agriculture Convener

07Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Convenor Marine and Climate Change Sciences

07Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences Part 1

07Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Indonesian of Young Academy Sciences Part 2

07Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales Health Convener

04Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Faculty of Marine Science and Fisheries Universitas Hasanuddin Marine and Climate Change Convener

03Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

School of Life Sciences and Technologi Institute Teknologi Bandung Agriculture Convener

02Nov2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology Health Convener

27Oct2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Noer Fauzi Rachman is widely known as an agrarian reform-movement activist, author and lecturer. He is currently working as a special staff member for Teten Masduki, the Head of the Presidential Staff Office (KSP).

30Sep2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

Sandrayati Moniaga is an activist dealing with issues of human rights, law, indigenous peoples, the environment and democratisation. She is currently a Commissioner in the National Commission for Human Rights (Komnas HAM).

20Jun2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

When the President asks for your help, what do you say? Despite a promising career as an academic, there was never much question that when President Joko Widodo asked Dr. Yanuar Nugroho to put his career at the University of Manchester on hold, the Solo native would graciously oblige.

04Apr2016
Knowledge Sector Interview

‘Are We Policy Analysts?’. Evidence, Policy Analysis and the Knowledge Sector in Indonesia There are many ways for knowledge and research evidence to reach policy makers and inform policy decisions. One important channel is the analysis by policy analysts in government organizations.