Jayapura , 4/5 ( Jubi ) – Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal – , Land – en Volkenkunde ( KITLV ) Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies is collaborating with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) to conduct an expert survey on the general election campaigning in Indonesia.
For Papua, the selected regions will be in Jayapura, Wamena and Jayawijaya.
“The purpose of this research project is to study the differences in political habits throughout Indonesia,” head of the research project in eastern Indonesia, Ward Berenschot at Tune Hotel in Makassar on Friday (2/3).
He said the study also aims to understand and explain the habits, the exchange of personal interest to support voting and campaigning and to understand why and what limitation of clientilism politicians in adopting the strategy as a way to win elections.
Nasrul, one of field data collectors, said he was pleased to be involved in this study. “This is my first experience in this project and will give me a valuable experience,” Nasrul told tabloidjubi.com in Makassar on Friday (2/5).
This study will be conducted in 40 cities and districts across Indonesia by a number of field data collectors from different professional backgrounds and will take approximately one month. There will be 14 experts who will be interviewed on campaign backgrounds, such as academics, journalists, NGO leaders and members of winning teams (Jubi / Aprila /Tina)