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...
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)
To the 1,340 ethnics with 718 local languages living across 17,000 islands, Happy Independence Day, Indonesia!  Infographic by Rizki Ramadhan Prayitno (The Water Agency)
Based on the current projections, Indonesia's current population is expected to reach its peak of 337 million by 2067. With these projections, the water demand is likely to increase while the opposite goes for the supplies. Then, how can we meet the growing water demand? Find out more below.  I...
Dear readers, Welcome to Indonesia Water Journal July 2021 Edition! We have highlighted some articles and infographics related to water, mangrove, and peatland conservation as we celebrate World Nature Conservation Day this month. Feel free to share this Journal with your colleagues as we aim to pro...
Java is one of Indonesian islands with a population of over 141 million. Home to 56.7% of the country's population, it is said to be the world's populous island! What happens if the most densely populated island runs out of water? Find out more below! Infographic: Keylin Vindyra (The Water Agency)&n...
Save water. That's a very common phrase we often see all over the media. Although it may sound cliché, actually the short phrase has a really deep meaning. To put it into numbers, 71% of the Earth is covered in water, but only 3% of them is freshwater. With such a small percentage and the growing po...
Welcome to the second edition of Indonesia Water Journal! As we celebrate the World Ocean and Environment Day, we have highlighted two articles, several infographics, and video in this edition. Feel free to share this Journal with your colleagues as we aim to provide you with the latest insight from...
Ocean has become the blood on Indonesian veins for centuries. There is even a children's song titled "Nenek Moyangku Seorang Pelaut", which translates directly into "My Ancestor was a Sailor". The blood has been ingrained since Javanese sailors arrived in China in 131 AD to the heyday of Srivijaya E...
This year, the world celebrates the 47th World Environment Day. A day where everyone encourages awareness and action for the preservation of the environment. Each year, the program has provided a theme and forum for businesses, non-government organizations, communities, governments to advocate envir...
Welcome to the first edition of Indonesia Water Journal! The Indonesia Water Journal is a monthly newsletter from the Indonesia Water Portal aiming to provide you with the latest insight from water, maritime, and waste sector of Indonesia. Inside the Journal, you will find carefully curated news and...
In Indonesia, Kartini's Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of April. The day is to commemorate the birth of women's emancipation pioneer, Raden Adjeng Kartini. Living in the tradition of the past, Kartini used to face gender discrimination where girls should be secluded in the hom...
In the pursuit of sustainable growth, we often heard about sustainable development and even further, doughnut economics. What are they? And do they really matter on our mother Earth's sustainability? Sustainable development (Infographic by Rizki/TWA) Sustainable development The journey to formu...