A cattle station exchange program has 20 Indonesian agriculture students learning the ropes at Northern Territory stations, and there are more women than ever involved in this year’s program.
A plan to recruit university heads from overseas in order to improve research quality and boost performance in global university rankings, has provoked controversy.
Scholars warn that without transparency and accountability as well as merit-based competition the government’s recent efforts will once again end up a waste of money.
Poverty remains an ingrained problem in Indonesia despite the country’s success in cutting its poverty rate to a single-digit level for the first time in 2018.
“With innovation, superior human resources and technology, we will escape our dependence on natural resources. The country’s human capital should be world-class.”
Jokowi again drew attention to the impact of artificial intelligence on job simplification, so that various aspects of human work in the future can be more streamlined.