Workshop on Safe Migration in Basmuti and Kuanfatu, South Central Timor

IRGSC researchers share their knowledge on migration and human trafficking in East Nusa Tenggara for local people in Basmuti and Kuanfatu.

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Globalisation and Human Trafficking in Indonesia

Critical analysis by our own, Dr. Dominggus Elcid Li, presented at ANU Indonesia Update 2017

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IRGSC Working Paper Series

Read our analysis on contemporary resource governance debates and social issues in Indonesia

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Finding Solution for Clean Water in Kupang City

Our researcher, Lodimeda Kini, presents her critical analysis about water management in Kupang in a seminar and workshop co-organized by PDAM and Pemerintah Kota Kupang

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IRGSC is both a policy research institute and think tank comprising a new generation of researchers, scientists, scholars, public intellectuals, and policy entrepreneurs based in Indonesia.  Established in 2012 with its headquarters in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, IRGSC’s regional focus includes Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and ASEAN countries. Being based in West Timor, Indonesia gives IRGSC the opportunity to also promote studies on Eastern and South Eastern Indonesia with a greater focus on East Nusa Tenggara studies.

Using empirically grounded evidence, IRGSC seeks to contribute to international, national and regional debates on resource governance, disaster governance,  climate adaptation, health policy, knowledge governance and development studies in general. IRGSC’s mission includes: promote evidence-based policy through capacity development of scientists, bureaucrats, local politicians, private business, NGO/CSO activists, community leaders. In addition to our research clusters, we seek to establish a homegrown development of East Nusa Tenggara regional studies. In addition to research and knowledge production activities, working through civil society, IRGSC contributes social change in Indonesia.