27 Jun '15, 12am

Indonesian village decentralisation is all money no plan: Author: Blane Lewis, ANU Nearly 15 years after embar...

Indonesian village decentralisation is all money no plan: Author: Blane Lewis, ANU Nearly 15 years after embar...

Nearly 15 years after embarking on its large scale decentralisation initiative, Indonesia has decided to extend its efforts to the village level. Decentralising to the nearly 74,000 villages is intended to improve service delivery performance at the lowest administrative tier and reduce social inequality and poverty. But the initiative is all money, with no clear plan. The 2014 Village Law indicates that the central government will transfer up to 10 per cent of total intergovernmental grants in the state budget to villages in the form of ‘village funds’ (Dana Desa ). The 10 per cent ceiling is to be gradually phased in over a period of three years. In 2015, villages are set to receive over 20 trillion rupiah (approximately US$1.5 billion) in Dana Desa — about three per cent of total central — subnational transfers. In addition, districts will be required to contribute 10 p...

Full article: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/06/27/indonesian-villag...

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