Thursday, March 21, 2019

Perspectives

Perspectives features summaries of findings from the center's research; view and opinion contributed by our staff and associates, as well as reposts of trending articles from other institutions. It aims to reach non-academic audience in Indonesia and beyond including policy makers, journalists, and public at large. The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in articles featured here are entirely those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of SDGs Center Unpad.

Resolving Nutrition Emergency as Precondition to Inclusive Growth

Indonesia: Middle income country with poor nutrient status Comparison of some welfare indicators between Indonesia and Cambodia indicates a number of highly disturbing anomalies (Table 1). Indonesia is a country that falls under the middle income countries group based on...

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...

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...

Sejarah Panjang Praktik Pasung di Indonesia

PEMASUNGAN masih terus terjadi di tanah air meskipun praktik tersebut telah dilarang oleh pemerintah semenjak tahun 1977. Orang yang mengalami gangguan kejiwaan dianggap sebagai orang yang tidak lagi punya harapan untuk menjalani kehidupan secara normal. Tidak jarang mereka diperlakukan...

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...

SDGs dan Pembangunan

Dalam sejarah, belum pernah ada kesepakatan global yang begitu ambisius seperti Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): merengkuh tujuan sosial, ekonomi dan lingkungan sekaligus.  Indonesia patut bangga menjadi salah satu inisiator dan kini role model, karena leadership presiden yang memimpin sendiri...

SDGs Implementation of SEA Nations: WIEF Interview with Professor Armida Alisjahbana

Professor Armida Alisjahbana, the director of SDGs Center UNPAD, was interviewed by World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation about SDGs Implementation of South East Asian Nations (SEA) nations on 5 October 2017 in Jakarta, when WIEF Roundtable 2017 was held. She discussed...

The Growth Obsession

Thirteen economists, including a Nobel laureate and four formerchief economists of the World Bank, put forward the so-called Stockholm Statement of development principles in 2016. Topping the list of eight key principles is a warning that economic growth is not...

Nilai Sumber Daya Alam Masyarakat Adat Melebihi Nilai Perekonomian Daerah

Nilai sumber daya alam masyarakat adat suku Moi Kelim di Kampung Malaumkarta di Sorong melebihi nilai perekonomian daerah tersebut. Hal ini harus menjadi dasar dalam perencanaan pembangunan. Perencanaan pembangunan...

Can the SDGs be achieved by 2030?

Chris Hoy. On September 2015, world leaders agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) and shape the next 15 years of international development. The goals are very ambitious, aiming to end poverty, improve human rights and...