Updates

Policy brief: Knowledge and skills gaps of young workers in port engineering and operations: a case study of Makassar New Port

The Makassar New Port was built in 2015 as a national strategic project to improve the maritime capabilities of Indonesia. It is Read more

Policy brief: What young people want: Education, skills and training in South Sulawesi’s changing economy

South Sulawesi’s economy is in transition. A quarter of its population of nearly nine million is young, aged between 16 and 30 years old, with many living in rural regions.

Policy brief: How vocational education leaders can improve digital competencies of port workers

The Port of Makassar is busy. Designated a primary port by the national government, it has the highest passenger traffic among Indonesian ports and the largest cargo traffic on the island of Sulawesi.

Policy brief: Maximising the effectiveness of the South Sulawesi railway line

For the South Sulawesi railway line to be effective, it needs to integrate with many systems, organisations and communities.

Policy brief: Closing the skills gap: Digital skills readiness of Makassar port workers

Indonesia is in the midst of an ambitious multi-billion dollar infrastructure build which is seeing billions of dollars invested into projects for railways, ports, roads and power plants.

Policy Brief: Improving the health and wellbeing of rural communities in South Sulawesi

This study investigates the health, social and economic well-being of local rural communities in South Sulawesi’s three districts – Maros, Pangkep and Barru.

Policy brief: Sustainable upgrading of the South Sulawesi seaweed industry

Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of carrageenan seaweeds and income from it contributes to the livelihoods of at least 66,000 households.

Health or economy in Indonesia? Making the best impossible decision during COVID-19

“Health or economy in Indonesia” grapples with one of the most difficult decisions faced by governments during the coronavirus pandemic – how to look after people’s health and maintain the economy.