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'Scavangers' wait for a digger to turn over rubbish to search for... News PhotoEarth Mover,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Garbage,Garbage Dump,Group Of Objects,Horizontal,Indonesia,Jakarta,Searching,WaitingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFP'Scavangers' wait for a digger to turn over rubbish to search for valuable items at a garbage dump in Jakarta on January 29, 2013. Indonesia's National Development Planning Board (BPPN) showed the poverty rate in villages and cities in September 2011 was 12.36 percent compared to September 2012, when the figure was further reduced to 11.66 percent, slightly below the target of 11.5 percent. The government is aiming in 2013 to reduce poverty to as low as 9.5 percent. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)