This study review Program Indonesia Pintar’s effectiveness in improving access to education and addressing education and addressing out-of-school children (OOSC) issues.
Understanding Metropolitan Poverty: The Profile of Poverty in Jabodetabek Area
Rapid economic development in Jabodetabek—a metropolitan area consisting of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Tangerang Selatan, and Bekasi—has caused an influx of migrants to the region, leading to the highest urban concentration in Indonesia. Despite such development, the poverty rate has remained relatively stagnant at around 6% since the early 2000s. Due to their formulation being based on the national poverty profile, the poverty reduction programs in Jabodetabek may not be effective.
Opinion Leader Research on Barriers to Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in Indonesia
Rika Kumala Dewi
Nurmala Selly Saputri
Intani Nur Kusuma
Throughout the past eighteen months there has been understandable interest - and considerable debate - about the impact of the crisis on poverty in Indonesia. Many claims and counter claims have been made in the press and elsewhere which have been the cause of some confusion. In this issue of our newsletter we present a concise summary from our Data Analysis Unit which charts the course of the poverty rate from a point well before the crisis erupted in late 1997 until August of last year.
A Rapid Appraisal of The PKPS-BBM Education Sector School Operational Assistance (BOS)
Widjajanti I. Suharyo
Hastuti, Syaikhu Usman, Nina Toyamah, Bambang Sulaksono, Sri Budiyati, Wenefrida Dwi Widyanti, Meuthia Rosfadhila, R. Justin Sodo, Sami Bazzi
When Teachers are Absent: Where do They Go and What is the Impact on Students?