Regional Medium-Term Development Planning Based On Regional Development From Top-Down Approach

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Rustan IR , Juanda Nawawi , Nurdin Nara , Muh.Tang Abdullah


Regional development planning is an effort to reduce disparities between regions by supporting economic activities (employment opportunities and welfare) in the regions. Past local development policies have tended to achieve this goal through large-scale infrastructure development and by attracting inward investment. The top-down and bottom-up approaches have not been optimal, as indicated by the absence of synchronization between planning documents. Other approaches such as participatory approaches through public consultation forums have not been effective. By focusing on two approaches in development planning, namely the Top-Down and Bottom-Up approaches. From the bottom-up approach, problems can be identified in regional development-based development planning. Both of these approaches only involve institutional elements such as formal government institutions, functional institutions and community organizations.

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