Agriculture is a key driver of the Indonesian economy, accounting for 50 percent of total employment and contributing 13 percent of Indonesia’s US$1.11 trillion gross domestic product (GDP).
The cultural and creative sectors are among the hardest hit by the pandemic. Events have been shut down. Concerts postponed. Film festivals moved online. Batik sales have decreased by 30 percent as creative entrepreneurs struggle to find customers.
A new AIC study by Universitas Hasanuddin, Monash University and University of Melbourne will look at the ‘shadow pandemic’ affecting women and men living with a disability in South Sulawesi.
Humans will follow many other species to extinction if scientists do not find the funding and the platform they need to change the path we are on, warns Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty.
Watch or listen: Reach for the Stars – A Nobel Laureate talks on the importance of Science in COVID-19
The AIC’s Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research, in collaboration with AIC partner Hasanuddin University, is proud to present an inspirational two-hour webinar presented in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.
A new AIC study looks at the impact on vulnerable workers of the Indonesian tourism sector coming to a standstill.
New research will help governments grappling with the impossible decision of choosing health or the economy whilst both are in crisis.
The global adjustment to the coronavirus pandemic has seen a faster shift to a digital economy as technology has been harnessed to deal with abrupt changes in every aspect of life.
AIC Industry Fellow Caroline Chan speaks about a new program helping build the tech skills and business knowledge of Indonesia’s small and micro-entrepreneurs.
Twelve new rapid research projects will explore the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s economy and society.
Supply chains are being tested around the globe, as coronavirus creates new challenges around people and logistics.
COVID-19 has added challenges to international research but highlighted its critical role in responding to such complex problems.