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.
Understanding the livelihoods and aspirations of young people in the face of agrarian change and development in South Sulawesi
This report presents a detailed analysis and overview of the livelihoods, skills, education and aspirations of rural young people in the Maros Read more
The Indonesian city of Makassar is served by the higher education public facility of Universitas Hasanuddin. The science-focussed university serves a province Read more
The past eight years have seen rapid infrastructure development in South Sulawesi with the building of several strategic projects such as railways, Read more
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.
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.
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.