SPECIAL AUTONOMY FUND BUDGETING PROCESS DYNAMICS: STUDY AT DISTRICT LEVELS
The issue of managing the special autonomy fund has become one of the important issues that have always been the public's attention in the implementation of asymmetric decentralization in Indonesia, one of which is in Papua Province. In interpreting the management of special autonomy funds in Papua, it is also very important to understand the dynamics of actor behavior in the regional special autonomy fund budgeting process to provide an overview of the perspective of interests that need to be addressed in order to create an effective budgeting process. This journal aims to answer how the dynamics of the special autonomy fund budgeting process in the field, especially at the district level. This journal uses a qualitative approach based on research conducted in Yalimo Regency, Papua Province between November 2019 and June 2020. Data collection was carried out both on primary data which was supported by secondary data. From the various dynamics, it is illustrated that there is a common thread in the problem that there are still deficiencies in the special autonomy fund budgeting process, among others: the inadequate planning of policies and programs; high political interest in the budgeting process; incomplete guidelines (there is no ASB in the Regional Head Circular); the discussion process that does not involve other regional officials; the process of discussing the RAPBD that does not comply with the principles of governance; and the use of the special autonomy fund SiLPA has not been regulated.