Sanitation 101: A study case of Indonesia

 A few months ago, it was stated that many sources of drinking water in Indonesia were contaminated with human faeces, marked by the high number of E.coli. How did that happen?Indonesia has experienced an increase in sanitation quality, even though not all residents have decent sanitation facil...

Sanitation overview in Indonesia: How close are we to lowering the stunting number to 14%?

At the beginning of the year, we were warned about the reality of sanitation and environmental health in Indonesia. Based on the study of household water quality (Ministry of Health, 2022), it is found that nearly 70% of household drinking water sources are contaminated by E. coli. This finding can ...

Taylor-made Training (TMT) Welang 2021- DPU SDA Jawa Timur, a platform for knowledge transfer in the field of water resources

Welang River Basin Management Academy (RBMA) final presentation was successfully held on 17 March 2022. This training was tailor-made to support the knowledge transfer and capacity building for the Water Resource Department of the East Java Provincial Government's young staff. A collaboration with t...

Call for Abstracts: ‘This is Water, WASH and Climate: Stories from Practice’

 Source: Water and WASH FuturesDate: April 9, 2021  We are pleased to open the Call for Abstracts for the Water, WASH and Climate virtual symposium. Abstracts are invited for "Story Hosts" – water and WASH professionals interested in sharing their experiences relating to water management, ...

Making the invisible visible: Groundwater

We're celebrating World Water Day this year with a focus on groundwater. But what is groundwater, exactly? The pressure on groundwater resources is rapidly increasing as a result of human activities (including population and economic growth) and climate variability: serious depletion and pollution p...

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The unseen: merits, threats, and tales of groundwater

Even though water covers roughly 71% of the earth's surface, only 3% of it is fresh water and 2.5% of that freshwater is unattainable, stored in the form of glaciers, polar ice caps, atmosphere, and soil. It leaves us with just 0.5% of freshwater ready and accessible to be used for everyday life, mo...

Wetlands in The Present Time

 February is the month when the entire world celebrates the wetland environment. This year, we will dedicate our attention to pursuing "Wetlands Action for People and Nature", highlighting the value of the action to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands for human and glob...

Climate change and flooding: everything you need to know.

We might have heard, read, or learned a lot about climate change that is challenging us on an alarming level. Some of the effects of climate change may show gradually, and some may come in a short time, intense and flushing, like a flood. What is the relation of the extreme climate phenomenon like h...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: The Final

After a week of workshops and five weeks of online brainstorming, discussion, and mentoring sessions, the UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021 finally reached its final phase! On Friday, 12 November 2021, the five teams or UWRC 2021 were presented their final ideas and solutions to the juries. Sli...

Let's tackle climate change: small steps we can actually take

Did you know that based on EPA, the burning of coal, natural gas, and oil for electricity and heat is the largest single source of global greenhouse gas emissions? While according to Energypedia, those are one of the primary energy supplies in Indonesia. Let's take part in tackling climate change by...

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 guidance of experienced mentors. Within these five week...

The increasing demand for water

The demand for water keeps increasing due to various aspects. Swipe left to read some interesting facts and actual data about it!  Numerous strategies and efforts should be made to keep up with the increasing water demand. Swipe left to learn more about it! 

Indonesia, one of the world's major agricultural producers

"Indonesia is an agrarian country," you must have heard about that a lot, right? However, as an agrarian country, Indonesia still face some tough challenges in this sector. Are you curious? Swipe left to read more! We have learned about the challenges of the Indonesian agricultural sector from the p...

Water and disaster, what can be done?

Climate change has become a significant challenge in the modern world. What is its impact on water, and how should we react towards it? Click the right button to read more!

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, Director and Representative UNESCO Jakarta Office. Wor...

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