Source: New Straits TimesDate: September 20, 2021 THE INDONESIAN government hopes to groom 1,000 new entrepreneurs in the fisheries sector three years from now. This was revealed by Marine and Fisheries Product Competitiveness director general Artati Widiarti, according to the Antara news agency. Th...
Source: CNN IndonesiaDate: September 17, 2021 Jakarta, CNN Indonesia - Floods submerged three villages in Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province on Friday (17/9) afternoon. A total of 275 families (KK) with a total of 929 residents were affected by the flood. The three flooded villages were Tolite Vi...
Source: ANTARADate: September 14, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesian fishers should be masters in their own country and enjoy an improved standard of living and economic prosperity, Presidential Chief of Staff (KSP) Moeldoko has stressed. Moeldoko made the remarks while overseeing the signing of a m...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: September 14, 2021  New coal projects in decline as financing disappearsAsia at the center of world's remaining coal pipelineMeasures needed to mitigate unemployment, inequalities With six nations accounting for over 80 percent of planned new coal projects globally...
Source: World BankDate: 10 September 2021. JAKARTA, September 10, 2021 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$380 million loan to develop Indonesia's first pumped storage hydropower plant, aiming to improve power generation capacity during peak demand, while support...
Written by: Elnaya Mahadevi Pillian. We often hear about the urgency to appreciate water, but it is quite rare to really find reasons we can directly relate to; reasons that give a deep understanding on how important water is for our growth and development as human beings. The truth is, aside from b...
Source: United Nation University Date: September 8, 2021 Bonn, Germany 8 September – A new report, Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021, was released today by United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). The report analyses 10 different disasters from 2020/2...
Learning Ground for the Young Water Leaders As the urgency and complexity of water and other climate-related problems in Indonesia are increasing dramatically, educating the next generation of water and climate leaders is a priority for Indonesia, now and in the coming years. One of the best ways to...
Source: CNN IndonsiaDate: September 7, 2021 Jakarta, CNN Indonesia -- Scientists predict that extreme sea level rise along coastlines around the world will occur 100 times more frequently by the end of the century, especially in tropical regions such as Hawaii, the Caribbean, the Philippines and Ind...
Source: TEMPODate: September 2, 2021 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta Water Resource Agency Head Yusmada Faizal confirmed the threat that the capital city has the potential to sink given the fact that some of the coastal areas are already below sea level. "It shows that the threat exists because parts of...
Source: VOI Date: 2 September 2021 The government through the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) has decided to merge four port operator companies, namely PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) I, II, III, and IV into one Pelindo.Deputy Minister of SOEs Kartika Wirjoatmodjo said that this merger w...
Source: CNBC IndonesiaDate: September 2, 2021 Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurated the Way Sekampung Dam, Pringsewu Regency, Lampung, Thursday (2/9/2021). "Alhamdulillah, the Way Sekampung Dam, which has been built since 2016, has been completed and is ready for&...
Welcome to the August edition of Indonesia Water Journal, readers! As we celebrate the 76th Indonesia Independence Day, we had prepared a lovely infographic here. This month, we also featured a special interview regarding peatland restoration in Indonesia, McKinsey Sustainability's report on how cit...
Albeit covering only three percent of the world's land surface, peatlands could store 550 billion tonnes of carbon. It is twice as much as the forests do globally. Additionally, peatlands hold 10 percent of global freshwater resources, according to the International Mire Conservation Group and the I...
Mangroves can store 9 times more carbon in the soil compared to tropical forests. Yeah, it is incredible. Surprised much? Find out other facts about mangroves!  Infographic by Rizki Ramadhan Prayitno (The Water Agency)