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Dilemmas of participation: the National Community Empowerment Program

McCarthy, John; Steenbergen, Dirk; Acciaioli, Greg; Baker, Geoff; Lucas, Anton; Rambe, Vivianti; Warren, Carol


In 2006, the Indonesian government committed to a community-driven development program on a nationwide scale. Project planners subsequently rolled out this program across nearly 70,000 villages in 6,681 subdistricts (kecamatan) from Aceh to Papua. A scaled-up version of a program pioneered by the World Bank, the initiative created one of the largest and most publicized international examples of a �social capital� turn in development programming. Over the period 2007�12, $1,200 million (Rp 1.2...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter


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