Managing Population - Transmigration in Indonisia

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  • Transmigration in Indonesia
    • Policy
      • Asking people to move from core to periphery
      • Allowed to set up farming areas
      • Free transport and free land given
      • Food and fertiliser given for 1st year
      • Trying to control the populotion with non-birth control methods
    • Environmental Effects / Problems
      • Flooding
        • Rainforest clearance - 50 million hectures
      • 10% of settlements have failed
      • Infertile soils - need to grow rice
        • High levels of herbicides and fertilisers needed
    • Economic Effects / Problems
      • Less people have chosen to migrate
      • Population in Java has increased - more people migrating there, less people leaving
      • Costs are high for the government to pay for resources and materials required by the people - especially those living in Java
      • Rely on aid from the world bank
    • Social Effects / Problems
      • Productivity is low - need support
      • Local tubes moved - conflict with local farmers and newcomers
    • Facts
      • 60% of population live on Java
      • Pull factor - economic reasons
      • Rural to urban migration
      • Densely populated
      • Urbanisation - growth of towns and cities
      • Series of islands in South East Asia


Mr A Gibson

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