Workshop on Developing Strategy and utilise Information Technology to Integrate Database in Poverty Alleviation

Publish What You Pay Indonesia (PWYP) conducted a 1st workshop on “Using Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to develop strategy for poverty erradication” and “Development of Resource Center in Oil, Gas, and Mining Region”. The event was conducted on January 20-22, 2015 in West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. This workshop was attended by TKPKD (Regional Coordinating Team[…]

Indragiri Hulu Regency, Riau Province

Indragiri Hulu District has 29,60 thousand poor people, with percentage of poor people 7,50% from population. With poverty line 369,210 Rp/Cap/Month. Indragiri Hulu has Poverty Depth Index (P1) 1,00 and Poverty Severity Index (P2) 0,23. Indragiri Hulu is rich with natural potential of petroleum and coal.

Bojonegoro Regency, East Java Province

Bojonegoro District has 196,83 poor people. This is 16,02% of total population. With poverty line 263,439 Rp/Cap/Month. Bojonegoro District has Poverty Depth Index (P1) 2,47, and Poverty Severity Index (P2) 0,60. The western part of Bojonegoro is Block of Cepu, one of the largest oil deposits in Indonesia.

West Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province

17,10% of total population West Sumbawa District is poor people, with amount 21,71 thousand people. With poverty line 379,222 Rp/Cap/Month. West Sumbawa District has Poverty Depth Index (P1) 4,25, and Poverty Severity Index (P2) 1,47. Natural potential of West Sumbawa such as gold, copper, and silver.