SOMASI NTB continue to empower people particularly in monitoring Village Fund Allocation, which will drop next 2015. Thats why the understanding about Village Fund Allocation become important to minimize the potency of corruption in this management. People hope that the management fund will appropriate with the objective, so the civil society’s involvement is needed[…]
YOGYAKARTA – A number of district head of piloting project program area of Reversing the Resource Curse, the Regent of North Aceh, Indragiri Hulu, Bojonegoro, district secretary of West Sumbawa attended the “South East Asia Local Leaders Forum 2014.” The event was initiated by the Department of Politics and Government , Faculty of Social and[…]
A newsletter published by SOMASI (Solidarity’s Society for Transparency) in West Nusa Tenggara. This newsletter publish the information about Reversing the Resource Curse Program in West Nusa Tenggara.
Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Indonesia organized Focus Group Discussion (FGD) about preparation of research design, untitle “The Influence of Effectiveness of Natural Resources-Revenue Sharing Fund toward Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia” on last Wednesday (24/6). This FGD attended by panel expert and PWYP Indonesia network. This FGD purposed to get suggest for research design which[…]
Mataram- The wealth of gold, copper and other minerals in the bowel of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) earth, did not proportional with the welfare. In fact, the poverty rate of NTB is still above of the national rate (11.6%). Even the Human Development Index (HDI) which still below the national average (73.81), viz 67.73. Moreover, the[…]
SOMASI NTB in cooperation with PWYP Indonesia organize training of social audit was held for residents that lived around PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara mining area. In this training, attending by the two Community Center from the Dasan Anyar Village of Jereweh district and Kertasari Village of Taliwang district. This activities took place on Monday (27/4)[…]
West Nusa Tenggara is an area that rich of gold, copper, and other minerals, which divide into community mining and mining that is operated by mining company. The biggest company in NTB is PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara that manage potency of copper arround 4,7 million tons. According to Isfanari Iskandar said, unfortunately the revenue from[…]
Open government and public participation are requirement in build a equitable development. As well as in mining sector, which has high potency in corruption, it is need monitoring by public in social assistance and revenue from this sector.
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[…]
West Sumbawa District as mining area, become pilot area for Reversing Resources Curse Program. PWYP Indonesia and SOMASI NTB hold a workshop about poverty alleviation. Around 90 percent West Sumbawa’s revenue come from mining sector, so it is need systematically plan in order mining sector to be bless, not become disaster.