Renowned for diving, the islands of Wakatobi may be a speck on Indonesia's map. But in the small village of Pajam, Kaledupa, the women here are a powerhouse of economic enterprise.
With its rich culture and endless choice of unspoilt tourist spots, Indonesia’s eastern province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has a massive potential to become one of country’s most prosperous provinces. But the stark reality tells an otherwise different picture.
What if mining companies do not only extract minerals but also benefit the communities around them? What if setting up plantations do not lead to land grabs, deforestation, or modern slavery? These are just some of the burning questions addressing human rights in the private sector.
As more youth become interested in investing in gold, it is important to raise awareness about its journey from mine to market. Behind the glitz and glamour of shiny new jewellery lies a hidden – and toxic – secret: the dangers of mercury.
Indonesia on Tuesday signed a financing agreement with the UNDP to support cooperation between archipelagic and island States under The Archipelagic and Island States Forum (AIS)
By 2020, the global size of Islamic finance is projected to reach US$3 trillion, equaling the size of the global annual gap in SDGs financing. To tap in the massive potential there needs to be a next generation of digital technology that could accelerate development impact.
Young entrepreneur Hasna Silmi Ramadhani has found early success to combine cutting-edge technology with biodiversity awareness, but her first foray in social enterprise was nowhere near biodiversity: waste management education.

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