The overall objective of the Project is the promotion of sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in Southern Java and Northern Kalimantan as a whole and the project areas in particular. The primary outcome is improved transport accessibility and connectivity.
The project is in-line government’s development plans and a key priority under the government’s 2010–2014 strategies. It is consistent with the recent MCPS of the IDB for Indonesia and is in line with IDB Vision 1440H in terms of prospering the people via planned infrastructure development for economic growth.
The Project, co-financed with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will enhance road transport efficiency and safety generally and improve the road transport network by widening, rehabilitating and building new road sections. The project will also promote regional cooperation, as the rehabilitated roads in Kalimantan are key transport links to the neighboring countries of Malaysia and Brunei.
The IDB Group provides facilities including purchase and leaseback as well as commodity murabaha to PT Delta Merlin Sandang Textile, a subsidiary of the Duniatex Group, one of the largest integrated textile producers in Indonesia.
The Support to the Development of Higher Education Project involves seven universities namely, the University of Tanjung Pura in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Lambung Mangkurat University in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, State University of Yoyakarta in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, State University of Surabaya in Surabaya, East Java, Sam Ratulangi University in Manado, North Sulawesi, State University of Gorontalo in Gorontalo, and Syiah Kuala University in Banda Aceh, the Special Region of Aceh.
The project aims to support the Educational Sector Strategy of the Government of Indonesia to develop the national competitiveness through the increasing the intellectual and welfare level of the community. It will specifically improve the quality of the Padjadjaran University (Unpad) graduates by improving the facilities for supporting three kinds of services namely; education, research and community service activities.