Indonesia Water Hub

Introducing Miss Elvira Apriana
The Water Agency
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Hello! It's Vira from Indonesia. Vira just graduated with a Civil Engineering bachelor's degree. Learning about infrastructure in environmental and water-related aspects makes her more aware of the current infrastructure condition. After getting her degree, she started her career journey by joining The Water Agency in the mid of 2022. Working with ...
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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Youth’s Role in Making the Invisible Visible
The Water Agency
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"And it all starts by making the invisible visible." Hans Dencker Thulstrup, the Senior Programme Specialist for Water and Environmental Sciences, UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Working toward this year's World Water Day 2022 message on making the invisible visible, The Water Agency collaborated with UNESCO Jakarta and...
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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022 on Groundwater: Sustaining the Local Biodiversity and Livelihood
The Water Agency
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Groundwater provides us with various purposes which fulfil the social, economic, and environmental benefits. However, in many areas, it is frequently devalued, and even (over) exploited. Groundwater contamination is anotherconcern. Given these problems, the unsustainability usage of groundwater has led to concerns of groundwater depletion. Countrie...
Introducing Miss Amanda Abiella Resmana
The Water Agency
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Welcoming Amanda Abiella as the newest Indonesian team member! You can call her Abel. Abel is currently a final-year environmental engineering student with a high interest in sustainability, sanitation, water pollution, community's environment and health. Since joining The Water Agency, Abel has been responsible for developing Indonesia Water ...
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Building with Nature: Entry Points and Policy Review in Indonesia
The Water Agency
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Over decades, climate change already has significant impacts on ecosystems, economies, and communities; its impacts have been felt and, at times, are disastrous. There is a need to create a new robust approach to building infrastructures to adapt continually with the existing threat of climate change with the Climate Change Adaptation plan and miti...
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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: Strategies for solutions
The Water Agency
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Following the technical meeting and 4-day workshop in Phase I, the Challenge continues to Phase II, which started on 11 October until 11 November 2021. This phase aims to sharpen the teams in translating their strategies into solutions with the guidance of experienced mentors. Within these five weeks, the teams are pushed to produce unique and fres...
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Call for solution providers to work together in Welang River, East Java
The Water Agency
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Solution needs: River dredgingSludge / sediment material managementWater retentionCheck damsRiver wideningEarly warning system (EWS)Terrace cultivation / terracingSustainable farming practices, agroforestryReforestation actionsEcosystem servicesCommunity education (on soil and water conservation)Infrastructure financing The Government of the Nether...
Introducing Miss Tri Octiviani
The Water Agency
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Hello, this is Octi, the newest member of The Water Agency from Indonesia! Since September 2021, Octi has strengthened the Indonesian team as our Project Consultant and has been involved in capacity building programs, market research, and entry points reports. With a background in Urban Design and also Disaster Management, Octi understands tha...
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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: Getting to know biosphere reserve and Sembalun area
The Water Agency
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"You are the future of the Rinjani-Lombok Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO Global Geopark. Without the engagement and leadership of young people, Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO Global Geopark research Rinjani-Lombok will not be possible." Moh. Djelid, Director and Representative UNESCO Jakarta Office Working toward the sustainable development goals (SDGs...
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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: A sustainable environment for 2030 and beyond
The Water Agency
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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 do this is by engaging young people with real wat...