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Commerce Today

Commerce Today

Indonesia

Indonesia

This study is intended as information for ADB staff and professionals interested in the current issues in the Indonesian shelter sector and potential strategies to address these issues. The paper was prepared by Dr. Michael Lindfield (housing finance specialist) with input from ADB staff.

Moving with the Times

Moving with the Times

Regime Change and Ethnic Politics in Indonesia

Regime Change and Ethnic Politics in Indonesia

BRILL. 2012

When the Indonesian New Order regime fell in 1998, regional politics with strong ethnic content emerged across the country. In West Kalimantan the predominant feature was particularly that of the Dayaks. This surge, however, was not unprecedented. After centuries of occupying a subordinate place in the political and social hierarchy under the nominal rule of the Malay sultanates, Dayaks became involved in an enthusiastic political emancipation movement from 1945. The Dayaks secured the...

Decentralization of Forest Administration in Indonesia

Decentralization of Forest Administration in Indonesia

CIFOR. 2006

Since the collapse of Soeharto’s New Order regime in May 1998, Indonesia’s national, provincial, and district governments have engaged in an intense struggle over how authority and the power embedded in it, should be shared. How this ongoing struggle over authority in the forestry sector will ultimately play out is of considerable significance due to the important role that Indonesia’s forests play in supporting rural livelihoods, generating economic revenues, and providing environmental...