CCPHI organises a Research & Business Forum, a meeting that aims to encourage the development of Knowledge Sector in Indonesia through partnerships between the private sector (companies and philanthropy) and research institutions. This forum aims to facilitate discussion events to build mutual trust while learning from the experience of partnering with stakeholders, as well as building networks.
As part of the Regional Medium-Term Development Plan 2017-2022, the Government of Aceh is working to improve the quality of regional development policies, especially by optimising the realisation of development in the last ten years of the support of Aceh's Special Autonomy. This desire is stated in one of the development missions, that is : "Revitalising the regional planning function with the principle of evidence based planning that is effective, efficient and sustainable".
Discussing the vision of national coal and considering the impact (environmental carrying capacity and capacity) and; Formulate recommendations for improvement of national coal and energy policies
Luis A. Crouch and Julio Rank have co-written a very interesting paper on the financial benefits to using data for SDGs. This topic is very relevant to KSI, which basically provides a model for showing what the financial returns to a country are, for basing their policy on evidence and solid information.
President Joko Widodo called for a ‘mental revolution’ among the Indonesian people and institutions to address structural weaknesses in the economy, the declining authority of the state and the rise of intolerance and sectarian conflict. Fred Carden, in a recent paper published by KSI, argues that given the complexity of governance and economic development issues, knowledge and evidence are central to that change and central to sensible policy decisions.
"A better understanding of what gender issues entail is the first step that Government agencies must take, otherwise it is not possible for them to create appropriate plans and activities to address gender issues and overcome problems related to them."
This year, Linggarjati made history again. The Linggarjati Museum, on the site where negotiations between the Republic of Indonesia and the Netherlands to end colonial rule and the use of force took place 70 years ago, was chosen as the venue for the declaration of Indonesia’s Alliance for Research Excellence on the 10th of September 2016.
Achieving policy influence is not the same as supporting evidence-informed policy making. However, the two are often conflated. Policy influence refers to a supply-driven model where the results of one or more research studies are promoted with the aim of achieving some changes in policy.
Tax incentive policy is considered as important policy and became one of the drivers in the development of philanthropy and nonprofit sector in different countries.
What is the projection of 100 years of Indonesian independence? Will Indonesian Science Agenda become a long-term guidance towards the realization of ideals of the founding of the nation? This fundamental scientific question is the realization of a joint dream for a better Indonesia and academic anxiety felt by young scientists when doing research in their respective fields.
In 2004 the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs or DEFRA adopted a systematic approach, known as Evidence Investment Strategy EIS, to improving how it sources and uses evidence to inform policymaking. EIS has been implemented in three phases, are: 2006-2010, 2010-2013, and 2014-2018. This upcoming knowledge sharing session will discuss the three EIS processes have helped DEFRA ensure that budgets and staff are aligned to deliver an evidence base that helps it achieve its policy priorities. Some lessons from EIS that Indonesian Government Officials could learn to be a better policy making process. Evidence Investment Strategy will be presented by Ms. Louise Shaxson, a research fellow in the Research & Policy in Development (RAPID) program, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, meanwhile, Mr. Arnaldo Pellini from Knowledge Sector Initiative will chair the discussion.
Indonesia has already had a National Research Agenda (ARN) document since 2006 but many questions remain. What is the content of ARN? Who compiled ARN document? How ARN document is prepared and for whom? Behind these questions lie fundamental question. Does Indonesia need ARN?