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There needs to be greater equality within Indonesia’s diasporic communities if their strengths are to be properly realised
Indonesia has active diasporic communities with vast potential to enhance the nation’s economic prosperity.
The impacts of transnational linkages and diaspora are huge and include trade and investment, livelihoods for poor people, and migrant workers’ rights.
Many Indonesian artists discuss natural disasters not in isolation, but in relation to broader social, political and historical processes and injustices.