Introducing Miss Elvira Apriana

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 ...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Youth’s Role in Making the Invisible Visible

"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...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022 on Groundwater: Sustaining the Local Biodiversity and Livelihood

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 proble...

Why inclusive practices are important in water climate adaptation

Social inclusion is utterly important in water climate adaptation. As technical approaches are still dominant in development projects, the locals live in the vicinity are often limited to include their knowledge and experience in tackling climate iss...

Launching of Htee City Smart Water Mobile Application for Android version

On 30th of March 2022, Htee City Smart Water App is officially released to the public with the aim of supporting a more Water & Climate-Resilient Community". Background Introduction In November 2018, the Yangon Region Government and the Gove...

TWA's Yati joined the Yangon Raincraft program experience sharing webinar

Today, as the planet Earth has faced the consequences of Global Warming, people living in both urbans and rural have experienced the effects of Climate change like flooding and drought. Same as in Yangon, the major city of Myanmar, also no stranger t...

Introducing Miss Amanda Abiella Resmana

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 a...

Building with Nature: Entry Points and Policy Review in Indonesia

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 con...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: Strategies for solutions

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 guida...

Call for solution providers to work together in Welang River, East Java

Solution needs: River dredgingSludge / sediment material managementWater retentionCheck damsRiver wideningEarly warning system (EWS)Terrace cultivation / terracingSustainable farming practices, agroforestryReforestation actionsEcosystem servicesCommu...

Introducing Miss Tri Octiviani

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 ...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: Getting to know biosphere reserve and Sembalun area

"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, Dire...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: A sustainable environment for 2030 and beyond

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, no...

Yangon Raincraft: Engaging Local Communities for Climate Resilient Neighbourhoods

The city of Yangon is one of the most vulnerable cities worldwide to climate change, suffering from widespread flooding during the monsoon while experiencing severe water shortages in the dry season. Starting in 2019, through a joint initiative of lo...

Introducing Miss Keylin Vindyra

Halo! It's Keylin from Indonesia. Graduating from Water Resources Engineering and Management major, I started my career journey with The Water Agency in early 2021. Since then, I have been involved in various projects and scope of work, including run...