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Indiana Jones and the changing climate

April 21st, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off
“Years of Living Dangerously” will help you see an old issue in a brand-new way.
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Kisah Perempuan Raknamo Memantau Anggaran Desa

February 20th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

“Ternyata katong sebagai perempuan tidak selamanya hanya mengurusi dapur, sawah dan anak saja. Katong juga punya andil dalam Anggaran Desa. Katong juga bisa bersuara bagaimana Anggaran Dana Desa itu harus digunakan…” kata  Gernelia Ndoki, kordinator KPPA Desa Raknamo, Kabupaten Kupang, Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur.

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A Famous Puppeteer Encourages People to Reduce Risks

February 13th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Disaster management works are not government responsibility only, but these are everybody’s business. It is not only about response, but also preventive. It is important to North Lombok people because Hazard Disaster Indonesia _ released by National Disaster Management Agency _ stated that this province is prone to floods, earthquakes, cyclones, landslides and drought.

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Satu Atap dan Pelangi Pangan Nabire

January 29th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Marice Tamara telah berupaya membuat anak-anak mau bersekolah meski tinggal di daerah pedalaman. Berhasil membuat anak-anak mau bersekolah menjadi modal baginya mengajak orangtua mereka menanam tanaman lokal umbi-umbian yang  berguna bagi gizi keluarga. Guru taman kanak-kanak ini sukses memenuhi gizi warga dengan biaya murah. Tinggal di daerah pedalaman dimana harga pangan mahal, Marice dapat meringankan beban penduduk akan kebutuhan pangan yang sehat.

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Pak Guru Kopi

January 29th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Nama lengkapnya Yosep Supriyono. Para murid biasa memanggilnya Pak Yosep. Pria berkacamata ini sudah mengajar sejak tahun 2009 di SMP YPPK Santo Fransiskus Moanemani. Pria lajang yang lahir di Semarang tigapuluh tahun silam lalu ini mengajar bidang studi biologi dan kimia sesuai dengan latar belakang pendidikannya sarjana Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan – Unipa Manokwari Jurusan Biologi.

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Uwi, Beha Uwi dan Sera’e yang Nyaris Terlupakan

January 17th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Oleh: Faisal Tarafannur – Kompak, Nabire, Papua

Uwi, beha uwi dan sera’e adalah sejenis umbi-umbian yang tumbuh di Kampung Samabusa, Nabire. Tanaman ini merupakan bahan makanan pokok Suku Wate,  suku asli pesisir Nabire dan sudah dikonsumsi sejak nenek moyang mereka. Namun masuknya beras dan berbagai jenis makanan dari luar Nabire, terutama dari luar Papua, terus mempengaruhi dan mendominasi pola konsumsi masyarakat di Samabusa sejak tahun 1980-an. Pola makan orang-orang Suku Wate akhirnya mulai berubah, dan perlahan-lahan mereka lebih sering mengkonsumsi beras dan jenis makanan impor tersebut hingga sekarang.

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Starting business with ten US dollar (IDR 100,000)

November 29th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

“Where there’s a will, there’s a way”. That’s an apt saying to describe Suarsih, the head of Nurul Yaqin group in Madello village, Balusu sub district of Barru district, South Sulawesi.  Suarsih (47) was born and raised in Pare Pare and is married to a man from Madello village, who works as a fisher and seaweed farmer. Because she loves her husband, Suarsih was happy to go and live with him in his village, even though it was hard for her to leave her hometown.

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Increase People’s Awareness on Disasters

November 29th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

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NGOs call for unified, vigorous ASEAN stance in climate talks

November 14th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | World | Wed, November 13 2013, 5:03 PM  World News

The ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal (AFAB), a partnership between Oxfam’s East Asia GROW Campaign and Greenpeace Southeast Asia, says that ASEAN needs to help take a more active and unified stance in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) climate talks.

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‘Rise in inequality harms poverty reduction’

October 30th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off
The Jakarta Post | Tue, 06/18/2013 9:50 AM | National

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is expected to announce Indonesia’s plan on the Post-2015 Development Agenda this week. The High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons, which is cochaired by Yudhoyono, released its report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda last month, setting a target to eradicate extreme poverty. Recently Cherian Mathews, regional director of Oxfam GB Asia region, talked with The Jakarta Post’s Prodita Sabarini on Oxfam’s work in the region, the role of civil society in influencing poverty reduction policies, and the accountability of NGOs. More »