Village Fund 2017 Absorbed 98.47 Percent

Village Minister, Development of Underdeveloped Area and Transmigration, Eko Putro Sandjojo said that Rp60 Trillion in 2017 managed to absorb 98.47 percent. This again increased from the previous year which absorbed 97 percent of Rp46, 98 Trillion. “In 2015 the president provided Rp20.67 trillion in village funding, only 82 percent of which could be absorbed,…

Tasikmalaya is a Good Solid Example of Cash Works

President Joko Widodo appreciated the implementation of the Cash Unity program which has shown rapid development. The appreciation was submitted by the Head of State after reviewing the development of tertiary irrigation channel in Kersanagara Village, Cibeureum Sub-district, Tasikmalaya City, West Java Province, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. “It’s a week not yet but the…

Liquid Village Fund End of the Month

The government continues to ease the process of disbursing village funds. This step is done so that the village funds really have a positive impact for the acceleration of rural development. If previously the new disbursement process can be done the earliest in March, starting this year the village head can receive village funds in…

Irony Imported Rice

During the three years of government, rice price fluctuations have occurred in 2015. At that time, the national average price of rice rose sharply from Rp 9,646 in January and peaked at Rp 10,375 in March 2015. Prices then go back down in April and May. After May 2015, prices rebounded sharply and there was…

Farmers Should Sell Crops In Rice Form

The greatest advantage of planting rice paddies occurs in post-harvest time rather than at harvest time. This statement was conveyed by President Joko Widodo when speaking on the Integrated Product Development of Rural Areas (Prukades) Integrated in Transmigration Area, KTM Mesuji Regency, Sunday, January 21, 2018. During this time, the President continued, the farmers take…

Village Funding, Employment and Poverty

How does the Village Fund contribute to job creation and reduce poverty and inequality in rural areas? What are the policies needed to further accelerate the acceleration of rural development by simultaneously empowering the potential of village human resources and local village material resources so as to enable the realization of sustainable and interconnected development…

What is “Family Hope Program”

The Hope Family Program, hereinafter referred to as PKH, is a conditional social assistance program to the Beneficiary Family (KPM) which is designated as beneficiary family of PKH. As an effort to accelerate poverty reduction, since 2007 the Government of Indonesia has implemented PKH. The Social Protection Program, also known internationally as the Conditional Cash…