What the Challenge is about Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 is our capacity-building program that challenges and inspires Indonesia’s Young River Leaders to contribute their own original
Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge
The Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge served as a capacity building and education program to further understand the Welang River. The program is conducted by inviting Indonesian students and young professionals to create their vision and idea of integrated ﬂood management in the Welang River. Teams will be mentored by a mix of Indonesian and Dutch water experts from various organisations and companies.
In this Master Plan, the teams should articulate their original perspective on how ﬂooding could be reduced through a mix of solutions/interventions/approaches while balancing the interests of/impacts on the built, social, natural and economic environment.
Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 program was conducted in 3 phases from 9 November 2020 to 18 March 2021. Held with a hybrid combination of online and online, the program was aimed to enhance the competence of participating students and young professionals throughout classroom experience with actual cases on the ground, collaboration, ﬁeld trips, and mentorship in developing a holistic river masterplan.
The 30 carefully-selected participants were divided into ﬁve groups, with one expert as a mentor for each team. Their assignment was to create a masterplan to solve the current ﬂooding problems in the Welang River from upstream to downstream. In developing their ideas, participants used the “4 Environment” approach: natural environment, built environment, economic environment, and social environment.
In consultation with their expert mentors, teams were free to choose perspectives that highlighted speciﬁc technical and nontechnical approaches, such as institutional collaboration, nature-based solutions, community-participation, etc.
Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream (Photo by TWA Indonesia) The start of Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge – Phase II After their
Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 What the Challenge is about Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 is a capacity-building program by The Water Agency that challenges and
Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 Bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and the Netherlands The Government of the Netherlands (GON) through the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water
Minister Basuki (Indonesia) and Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (the Netherlands) signed a Letter of Intent to continue the cooperation on a more strategic level Jakarta – Before