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Towards Decentralization in Indonesia

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Today, many countries, regardless of developed or developing, are trying to promote decentralization. According to Manor, as his quoting of Nickson’s argument, decentralization stems from the necessity to strengthen local governments as proxy of civil society to fill the yawning gap between the state and civil society (Manor [1999]: 30). With the end to the Cold War following the collapse of the Soviet Union rendering the cause of the “leadership of the central government to counter communism”meaningless, Manor points out, it has become increasingly difficult to respond flexibly to changes in society under the centralized system.
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This was a talk given at the International Conference entitled ‘Taking the Sri Lankan Peace Process Forward’ organised by the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on May 11, 2010.] Introduction For too long, the political processes in Sri Lanka to resolve minority grievances have been preoccupied with the nature of the state (unitary versus federal), unit of devolution of political and administrative power (village, district, or province), language, land, police, and other administrative issues. Very little discussions have taken place regarding the division of financial/fiscal powers between the centre and the peripheries. ... market research, surveys and trends


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In a seminar on Japan and Indonesia cooperation on Tuesday, Japanese Ambassador to Indonesia Kojiro Shiojiri noted that the seminar was an “auspicious event” that marked “a new era of dynamism”. He expressed his gratitude for the investment the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had made in Indonesia and announced that Japan’s new Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, had recently met President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the G20 Summit in Toronto. Kojiro said the two leaders were “working together to strengthen the relationship between the two countries” and called for “new positive engagement and fresh perspectives”. Japan is ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Late last year Indonesia made global headlines with a bold pledge to reduce deforestation, which claimed nearly 28 million hectares (108,000 square miles) of forest between 1990 and 2005 and is the source of about 80 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Indonesia would voluntarily cut emissions 26 percent — and up to 41 percent with sufficient international support — from a projected baseline by 2020. The moratorium seems to have caught some by surprise–is that why were are hearing mixed messages out of some of the ministries? Agus Purnomo and Yani ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Decentralization in Indonesia's forestry sector – Is it over? What ...
Indonesia since the move towards decentralization began in 1998. In response to the initial transfer of authority for issuing concession permits, ...
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