Eradicating Poverty in Indonesia

Although Indonesia’s National Development Planning Ministry is targeting a national poverty rate next year of 8.5 percent to 9.5 percent, that goal is ambitious, considering the poverty level at the end of 2017 was 10.12 percent. Poverty has been falling at about .05 percent annually, meaning it would have to raise its efforts substantially. The government must strive to improve the quality of life and standard of living of

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