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Assessment of policy coordination and communication in the development of the Makassar–Parepare railway line

A new railway line being built in the province of South Sulawesi has the potential to change both social mobility and economic Read more


Sustainable upgrading of the South Sulawesi seaweed industry

As one of the recognised commodities that sustains tens of thousands of households along the Indonesian coastline, the government is seeking informed solutions to expand and modernise the seaweed industry.


Ecotourism potential of the proposed railway line in South Sulawesi

The new and first railway line in the province of South Sulawesi, Indonesia was initially proposed for freight and industrial mobilisation but its function can be further expanded to include public transport and boost various economic sectors, including ecotourism.

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Capacity building and knowledge transfer in seaweed mapping in Indonesia

Early work in using satellite imagery to map seaweed production has shown there is potential for the information to be used to Read more

Indonesian transport fellows building capacity to improve infrastructure

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning recently hosted a group of Indonesian Transport Fellows as part of a two-week visit to Melbourne. The group was made up of representatives from universities and various levels of government with an interest in transport and infrastructure issues.

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Examining skill gaps and participation of young women in the food processing industry in South Sulawesi

The economic gender gap and the need to improve employment opportunities for young people are two major challenges in the province of South Sulawesi, Indonesia and the PAIR study identifies several contributing factors.

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AIC fellows in Melbourne for transport discussion

Rail was the focus of a visit to Melbourne this week by a delegation of Indonesians with an interest in transport. They Read more


Creating fairer trade in South Sulawesi’s seaweed supply chain ecosystem

Despite being the largest seaweed producer in Indonesia, the exports from the province of South Sulawesi still fall short of global demand. This report helps to understand the ongoing supply chain ecosystem and how it can be improved to create a fairer trade and generate further revenue at local and national levels.