Does The Subsidized Rice Program Successfully Alleviate Poverty? (a Case Study Central Java Province)
Keywords:hunger, poverty alleviation program, poor, raskin, subsidized rice program
This research tried to find out problems surrounding the implementation of the subsidized rice program using qualitative method by observing the context of policy (including power and strategies, characteristic of authorities, and compliance). The program is designed to avoid poor people from severe hunger by providing extremely cheap rice by obeying its principles â€˜6Psâ€ (Precise in Quantity, Quality, Price, Target, Time and Administration), that is why the research focuses to observe the context of policy, since those principles are related to societyâ€™s conditioninstead ofthe policy (content). In fact, more than 28 million Indonesian still struggles to escape from poverty trap. It means that there are problems during the implementation, so that the research reveals that the principles were not obeyed completely and failed to help poor. Therefore, it gives critical advices to boost the program, such as improving database accuracy, tightening the evaluation, and strengthening the double impacts.Keywords:hunger, poverty alleviation program, poor, raskin, subsidized rice program
LicenseAuthors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).