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ECDF: World Bank and ADB cautioned against increasing engagement with Burma ‘s military regime following post-Nargis assessment

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Statement by the Ethnic Community Development Forum
June 17, 2008

We understand that the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have sent staff to join the ASEAN post-Nargis joint assessment that is currently taking place in Burma .  We also understand that the assessment team will present a preliminary report in late June and a final report in mid-July 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 19, 2008 at 5:26 pm

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Harga BBM Naik, Banyak Nelayan Alih Profesi

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INDRAMAYU, (PRLM) – Para nelayan di Kab. Indramayu khususnya nelayan kecil yang menggunakan perahu di bawah 6 gross ton banyak yang alih profesi ke sektor lain, dan sebagian di antaranya menjadi pemulung. Mereka alih profesi karena tidak mampu bertahan menjadi nelayan akibat terjepit tingginya biaya produksi, setelah kenaikan harga bahan bakar minyak (BBM). Read the rest of this entry »

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June 17, 2008 at 11:33 pm

Posted in Ketahanan Pangan

Gizi Buruk Renggut 22 Balita di NTT

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[KUPANG] Sejak Januari hingga pertengahan Juni 2008, tercatat 22 bayi usia di bawah lima tahun (balita) di Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) meninggal akibat gizi buruk. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 17, 2008 at 11:25 pm

Posted in Ketahanan Pangan

Initial Study on Family and Society of the Migrant Workers

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According to the official data, there’re at least 3.5 million citizens of Indonesia become migrant workers. This numbers were not included millions of undocumented migrant workers that spread in many countries. The number of Indonesian migrant workers will always be increased from year to year as result of deteriorating of the economic crisis and increasing the state dependency of the remittance of the migrant workers. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 12, 2008 at 8:53 am

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“GFMD must hear migrants from the ground”

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Migrants alliance prepares to challenge migration and dev’t frame of global confab in Manila

“Grassroots migrants are critical of the GFMD and its approach to development and migration process. In the coming Manila GFMD, the position of migrants from the ground must be heard.” Read the rest of this entry »

Written by INDIES

June 11, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Posted in Migran