The Largest Hydroelectric Power Plant in Indonesia with a Pumped Storage System

The Upper Cisokan Pumped Storage (UCPS) Hydroelectric Power Plant (PLTA) development project is claimed to be the largest hydropower plant and the first power plant using Pumped Storage technology in Indonesia. The claim is seen from the capacity used by the Upper Cisokan hydropower plant to accommo...

Indonesia's Maritime Economic Contribution Will Be Assessed Through Ocean Account

The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves), Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, hopes that in the near future his party will be able to find out the amount of Maritime Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that is being studied on the basis of a new concept that adopts a concept that i...

What is Maritime Security Mapping and How it can Stop the Hacker Bjorka?

Member of Commission I of the DPR, Christina Aryani, said that data security and protection must be recognized as homework that the government needs to seriously consider, including other parties who collect public data, including the private sector. This was conveyed by commenting on the recen...

Indonesia Invites G20 Countries to Support Coral Reef Restoration

The Indonesian government invites G20 countries to jointly carry out coral reef restoration in Indonesia. Deputy for Maritime Resources Coordination of the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Marves) Jodi Mahardi in a workshop to Ocean 20 entitled "No Coral Reef Behind" in Bal...

Capital City Relocation To Reduce Likelihood Of Jakarta Sinking

The capital city relocation to East Kalimantan could help lower the likelihood of Jakarta sinking, according to Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria. "(This is) because there would be a shift in the number of residents in Jakarta to IKN (Nusantara state capital). The number of residents will re...

Ministry's Ocean Institute of Indonesia to Improve Human Resources

Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono plans to establish the Ocean Institute of Indonesia to produce quality Indonesian maritime human resources by transforming the marine and fisheries education sector. Trenggono noted in a press release here on Wednesday that superior ...

Government Continues Building Water-Supply Infrastructure at IKN Nusantara

The government continues to accelerate the transfer of the State Capital or IKN Nusantara from Jakarta to Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan. The relocation of the capital city is showed by various basic infrastructures that are being accelerated. Citing the presidential.go.id page, Thursday ...

Papua Expanded, Indonesia Now Officially Has 37 Provinces

Starting June 30, 2022, Indonesia officially has 37 provinces. This number has increased by three from the original 34 provinces in the country.These are the Provinces of South Papua (Papua Selatan), Central Papua (Papua Tengah), and Papua Mountains (Papua Pegunungan) due to the division of the Papu...

Maritime Ministry Committed to End Marine Debris Problems

The government through the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries confirm its commitment in mitigating coastal and marine environment issues in Indonesia, particularly dealing with marine debris. Through the Global Dialogue on Ocean Plastic Pollution with the theme "Ending Ocean Plastic Pollutio...

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 ...

Indonesia, Panama cooperate on water conservation

 Source: ANTARADate: April 11, 2022  Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia and Panama have agreed to cooperate on water conservation to strengthen implementation of the blue economy concept to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. "The attempt aims to bolster implementation of ...

Indonesia's environmental quality index increased in 2021: Ministry

Source: ANTARADate: December 21, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia's environmental quality index climbed by 1.16 points to 71.43 in 2021, from 70.27 in 2020, Director General of Pollution and Environmental Damage Control (PPKL) Sigit Reliantoro of the Environment and Forestry Ministry stated. "If y...

What do you know about the Biosphere Reserve?

Biosphere reserves are sites established by countries and recognized by UNESCO to promote sustainable development. Have you checked our previous post about this? If you haven't, you surely want to check it out here before we jump into a sea of facts about biosphere reserves in Indonesia in our #Bios...

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...

Climate Governance in Indonesia

Source: Climate Action TrackerDate: October 18, 2021. The CAT Climate Governance series seeks to produce a practical framework for assessing a government's readiness - both from an institutional and governance point of view - to ratchet up climate policy and implement adequate transformational polic...