Knowledge Development

The action without knowledge will be tasteless, the knowledge without action will be empty. One of IRSAD contributions is to provide understanding rural situation and condition in Indonesia bases on up to date information and data. The background influences current situation is effect of centralistic perspective and development model that applied in Indonesia since New order of Suharto regime. Even though, Indonesia has been switched the president four times, it did not change the situation significantly. The model of autonomy offered since 1999 until now that have applied more than 10 years did not effective yet change the number of poverty and access toward policy. Based on this situation, IRSAD prepares an approach of knowledge development as a part of long-term strategy that sequence with the organization objectives that is to promote sustainable development perspective in social, economical and environmental sector at rural level, Indonesia. Some activities will break down through knowledge development are discussion, research and gathering.