Becoming Village Development Catalyst: Implementation of Asset-Based Development Experiences in East Indonesia


By: I Wayan Nike Suputra* In old development system, village became an object of development. But, the presence of village law makes village as an actor of development activities. This new system is fear to reduce capability of village authorities to implement village development, particularly the use of village funds. These articles try to provide another

Activation of Village Citizen Participation in The Village Development

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By: Ardhi Maulana Fajrin Participation of Village Citizen Do you know if there is a village government in Selayar Island establishes water springs build unilateral diversion from community management to Municipality Water Company (PDAM)? How could it be? What happened to village society if PDAM as state own-enterprises (BUMN) give the authority to manage?  Of

How to Deal with Complaints about Health Services


By Ega Rosalina[1] From 2001 until 2010, Indonesia’s healthcare expenditure per capita leapt more than 300 percent and continues to skyrocket today, according to the WHO. The government’s efforts to deal with this problem by implementing a mutual assistance principal in the National Health Insurance (JKN) program has, unfortunately, not run optimally. Although BPJS Kesehatan has

Vertical Integration and Indonesia’s CSO Movement for Transparency and Accountability

by: Didik Purwandanu, PATTIRO’s Senior Program Manager of Social Accountability During the last 17 years, Indonesia has been through three trials of decentralization models. The first involved strengthening the autonomy of pilot areas in the district / city, through the release of Presidential Decree No. 11 of 1996, which declared 25 April as the Day

Open Data at the Sunlight Foundation’s Transparency Unconference

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By: Timothy Lay, Volunteer in PATTIRO. From 29 May to 2 June 2014, the Sunlight Foundation hosted their annual TransparencyCamp in Washington, D.C. Held at the School of Public Policy, George Mason University, the TransparencyCamp brought together 800 participants, including students, online developers, CSO and donor representatives as well as academics. The Sunlight Foundation is