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This chapter describes the broad conception of accelerated development in Indonesia and how an ideal community planning is needed to ensure inclusive outcomes and gradual transformation to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs). It should be understood that development policy at national level has anticipate change impact to the local economy and causes community vulnerability. Development itself is a multisectoral and broad concept and driven in Indonesia by the wide spectrum of industry and also supported by massive infrastructure projects. The case presented is the rapid change in the Indonesian rural areas, particularly in the traditional community that has to adapt to changes gradual changes that affect their livelihood. In addition, this chapter describes the width of policies for economic growth and also the important role of the modern safety net, public subsidies, and social services. It is important to note, that first, while macro economy management and social assistance schemes are available, they seldom have sufficient coverage. Second, communal level change and especially in livelihood opportunities has to be understood well. Third, it is critical and hence a prerequisite to have inclusive development plans the supports local economy. An integrated perspective in development is an essential knowledge for social planners and impact investment managers. Community development workers and social workers working in developing countries also need to understand development concepts that is represented in economic grand design and local development road maps so that they can anticipate and advocate in mitigating various community risks and further create enabling new socio-economic and sustainable local environment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge International Handbook of Social Development, Social Work, and The Sustainable Development Goals
PublisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781000996333
ISBN (Print)9781032011264
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2023


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