The Essence of Law of Community's Participation in the Local Development Planning in Papua

M. Yeti Andrias, Marthen Arie, Faisal Abdullah, A.M. Yunus Wahid


Centralized development strategy is an example of uncertainty bureaucracy to variety of local community development and less responsive of the local community needs/interests including in the lowest level of bureaucracy – called village. The spirit and participation of the local community to develop their capacity and /or their region then cannot be done properly. Basically, the public participation has been governed in some laws such as the Law No. 25/2004, the Law No.32/2004 – has been amanded into the law No. 23/2014 concerning Local Governance. Therefore, the form of the participation as stipulated in those laws needs to use optimally either in terms of planning, implementation, or evaluation of the development in Papua. As it is known that the essense of the public particpation is because the people basically are more understand to the real problems and needs of the development that they are faced.

Keywords: The essence of law, public participation, and developemnt planning.

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