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About Indonesia

Indonesia is a young partner country with an enormous potential for VLIR-UOS. From 2003 to 2021 VLIR-UOS spent about € 5 million in cooperation with Indonesia, including 10 departmental projects. There are 5 ongoing projects (2021) in Indonesia and others are expected to be selected during the coming years.

Ongoing projects

Country Strategy

The Indonesia country strategy fits into the national development strategy and its focus on innovation and research as an important factor for development. The following main themes are identified for all future interventions in the cooperation with Indonesia:

  • Environment: maritime sciences, natural disaster management, natural resources management (including textile), disaster mitigation, climate change, sustainable tourism, conservation, geographical hazards
  • Government/civil society: interreligious dialogue and religion-based conflicts, decentralisation, urban and rural development, conflict and development, basic infrastructure, good governance, democratisation, educational research (quality, equity, e-learning), sustainable development
  • Food security and agriculture: sustainable agriculture; aquaculture, fishery, food patterns

Special attention should go to cross-cutting and supporting issues for all activities in Indonesia:

  • Gender
  • Related to the domain of higher education, research and innovation:
     - Scientific thinking
     - Academic English
     - Multidisciplinary research
     - Community-based research
     - Statistics and data management
     - Proposal writing
     - Promotion of innovation
     - Digitalisation of archives

Overview current partners