Local Solutions to Poverty (LSP) is a Multi-Donor Trust Fund that’s assisting the government to improve the quality of life of poor and vulnerable Indonesians. Through a community driven development process, empowered citizens develop their own solutions to reduce poverty and inequality.
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018
Seventeen years ago, Indonesia embarked on its so-called big bang decentralization. Almost overnight, responsibility to deliver many public services was transferred to local governments. This was done, in part, with the hope that the decentralization would make local government more agile and responsive to issues facing local communities. However, results have yet to materialize in many locations.