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Being young, female and poor

By: Aprilia Ambarwati and Charina Chazali   Novita, a 43-year-old woman in rural West Manggarai (Flores), has helped in her parents’ rice field since she was a young girl. Now she is married and still manages the farm while her…
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Let’s be young farmers

Although younger generations often considered not interested in agriculture, in fact, there are still many who are interested in it. Unfortunately, those interested still are hindered by various obstacles. Research from the Centre for Social…
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Forum Discussion on Village Treasury Land Management for The Poor

Thursday, 28th November 2019, with FORMASI (Forum Masyarakat Sipil) Kebumen, AKATIGA discussed “Policy Advocacy Strategy: Natural/Land Resources, Agriculture, Youth Employment Opportunities in Rural Areas”. The discussion was held in FORMASI’s…

Would I like to be a farmer?

Afar (29) is the son of a tenant rice farmer in Wajo, South Sulawesi. He works as a garment trader in the Bombana mining region of Northeast Sulawesi, several hours and a ferry crossing away from home.

More flexibility Not The Answer for RI Workers

[av_dropcaps1]O[/av_dropcaps1]n Jan. 29, 2007, The Jakarta Post editorialized about labor and business. The editorialist identified the core issue as insufficiently flexible labor regulations that disadvantage the investment climate in Indonesia. In…