Monday, October 14, 2019

Information and Statistics in Public Policy Making

While I am not a statistician by profession, statistics have never been far from my works throughout most of my career. I took up my first job in government more than thirty years ago at our national planning agency...

Is Indonesia’s fight against forest fires falling short?

Forest fires sweeping across Sumatra and Kalimantan in recent months prompted six Indonesian provinces to declare a state of emergency. Yet the scale of resources devoted to fighting and preventing fires remains far short of what is needed to turn around...

Moi Kelim Saves Millions of Dollars by Keeping Forests

Moi Kelim tribe member Adolfina Sapisa has lived all her life in Malaumkarta village, Sorong Regency, West Papua, and has spent most of it fishing, farming, as well as gathering sago and others plans from the surrounding forests.

Kemandirian Ekonomi Itu Nyata Bagi Masyarakat Adat

Sagu dan ubi menyumbang 90 persen kebutuhan pangan mereka, karena itu mereka tak mau hutan mereka menjadi kebun sawit. Permenas Pa menggambarkan betapa kuatnya orang Moi. Noken yang berisi barang bawaan atau anak ditaruh di...

Menjaga Hutan Papua dari Keserakahan Manusia

Untuk pemenuhan kebutuhan sehari-hari dari laut, menurut Direktur Eksekutif Pusat Studi Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan Universitas Padjadjaran Bandung Dr Zuzy Anna, nilai pemanfaatan ikan mencapai Rp 3,894 miliar per tahun. Terbagi Rp 3,421 miliar oleh nelayan penuh dan...

Are fishermen happier than others?

Fishing, despite the dangers, affords a higher satisfaction bonus than other similar occupations, argue authors. Imagine you are out on the open sea. You feel the challenge of the adventure ahead of you....

Can the World Really End Poverty?

BANDUNG - World leaders and the UN have committed to end extreme poverty by 2030. Extreme poverty is defined as people living with less than US$1.90 a day. This was originally a dollar a day, but was revised as...

Trade-off antara Pertumbuhan, Keadilan dan Lingkungan: Mitos atau Realitas?

Artikel ini adalah naskah dari Orasi Ilmiah Berkenaan dengan Penerimaan Jabatan Guru Besar dalam bidang Ekonomi Lingkungan pada Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Padjadjaran dari Prof. Arief Anshory Yusuf, Senior Researcher dari SDGs Center Universitas Padjadjaran yang disampaikan pada...

Focusing on Indonesia’s SDG priorities

Almost a year ago the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda was adopted by world leaders at the UN Summit. The extent and breadth of the global commitment is evident by quoting the UN Outcome Document on the SDGs. “Alongside continuing...

Provinsi Paling Timpang

SENIN, 18 September 2015, BPS mengumumkan angka ketimpangan terbaru. Disebutkan bahwa, tingkat ketimpangan di Indonesia mengalami penurunan pada September 2015 dibandingkan dengan 6 bulan sebelumnya Maret 2015. Tingkat ketimpangan tersebut diukur dengan indikator yang disebut rasio gini yang nilainya...