Developing marketing strategies for fisheries products of Indonesia
Setyawati has served as staff at the Directorate of Marine and Fisheries under the National Planning Agency (Badan Perencanaan Nasional, Bappenas) since 2003. She first heard of the Australian Partnership Scholarships through her institution in 2006. “I applied to pursue a Master’s in Natural Resource Economics from the University of Queensland. I realized that the degree would enable me to make decisions based on economic theory and assessments – a skill that would prove to be beneficial to my department,” Setyawati explained.
From journal editing to representing national interests at world forums on green economy and at G20
After finishing his Masters in Economics in the United States, Syurkani was offered to apply for an Australian Development Scholarship to further his studies by his institution, the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO), then known as Badan Pengkajian Ekonomi, Keuangan dan Kerjasama Internasional (BAPEKKI, the Agency for Economic Research and International Cooperation). Taking into consideration that few people at BAPEKKI are versed in international capital flow, Syurkani chose to focus his PhD in that field. He later attained his PhD in Macroeconomics with a concentration in monetary policy issues from Victoria University in 2009.
Analysis for improving Indonesian international trade relations
Nur Rakhman Setyoko heard of the Australia Partnership Scholarship during his early years working at the Ministry of Trade. Nur Rakhman received approval from his Echelon 2 Level supervisor to apply for the scholarship and was requested to pursue a course focusing on international trade. Nur Rakhman was in agreement that such a course would prove to be beneficial for the Ministry of Trade, in particular a course that would teach the use of analytical tools and trade. He eventually applied for and was accepted into the Master of International and Development Economics at Australian National University in 2007.
Marine sciences as a key factor in international climate change issues
Dr Hendra Yusran Siry, senior researcher at the Research Centre for Marine and Fisheries Socio-Economics (RCMFSE), has always believed in attaining the highest education for his personal and professional development. As such, he applied for and was accepted into several scholarship schemes throughout the years. In 2003, Dr Hendra was granted an Australian Development Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Resource Management and Environmental Sciences.
From Hesitation to Enthusiasm
As the employee of the Corruption Eradication Commission (Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi, KPK), Muhammad Najib Wahito was interested in pursuing forensic accounting. With the growing complexity of the business environment and the growing number of business related investigations, forensic accounting professionals are increasingly asked to assist in the investigation of financial and business related issues. It is regarded as a comprehensive science ranging from investigation, psychology, business, international trade, law and other subjects.
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