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Transmigration in Indonesia.
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· By early 1990s, outmigration has become a common response to overcrowded
conditions caused by rising population resulting in impoverishment.
· People from Central Java moving out 73% increase in outmigration from 1971
to 1980
· Government sponsored Transmigration Program
· From 1969 to 1989, this…

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Many saw the program as part of the Javabased Indonesian government to extend
greater economic and political control over other regions.

Under the restructured Department of Manpower and Transmigration, the Indonesian
government maintains the transmigration program, although on a smaller scale than
previous decades. The department assists in annually relocation…

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