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INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Vol 1, No 2 (2016): INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
PENDAMPINGAN PENGELOLAAN WILAYAH PERBATASAN DI INDONESIA: LESSON LEARNED DARI KKN-PPM UGM DI KAWASAN PERBATASAN
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Published date:
11 Apr 2016
 
The State of Republic of Indonesia is an archipelagic Country which has 17,508 islands (largeand small), and has a very long perimeter border adjacently to neighboring countries, either in the landand sea. One of Municipality which is directly adjacent to the mainland of other countries is Meraukeat Papua province. As a border region, Merauke has several functions, namely legal functions, controlfunctions, and fiscal functions. At that time, these three functions are not going well in Merauke, evenface many obstacles andto be an isolated regions. Some problems occurred in Merauke, among others:(1) has abundant natural resources (wet tropical forests, mineral wealth of gold, and abundant waterresources), but has poor public accessibility; (2) socio-economic conditions are still low, particularly in accessing the basic needs (education, health); (3) unstable security of peoples; and (4) development policy(local, regional, national) were not in favor of local communities.This article is a summary of the several previous activities has be done, i.e. action research and theimplementation of the KKN PPM UGM programs. The method used in these activities are observation andfield surveys, focus group discussions, and the implementation of the KKN. Based on the several activitiesas mention before, the results that have been carried out are the general profile of border region and thetypology of border region problems. To overcome these problems, it may take a very serious political willfrom the central and local governments, due torealized Merauke not just a backyard of the IndoensianCountry.Keywords: border region, less developed region, backyard, and socialaccess
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