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...

Australia-Indonesia Joint Statement on Cooperation on the Green Economy and Energy Transition

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of IndonesiaDate: November 1, 2021. Indonesia and Australia acknowledge that reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a global challenge. They share ambition to address this challenge through cooperation and collaboration to develop, finance, deploy, a...

Indonesia, Sweden sign joint statement on blue economy cooperation

Source: ANTARADate: October 27, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Governments of Indonesia and Sweden have agreed to establish cooperation in blue economy. A joint statement on the cooperation agreement was inked by Indonesia's Minister of National Development Planning/Head of National Development Planni...

FAO Supports Indonesia in Transforming Agri-Food System

Source: TEMPODate: October 15, 2021. TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative to Indonesia, Rajendra Aryal, presented his credentials to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi on September 13. At th online meeting, he rea...

Indonesia, South Korea intensify cooperation in maritime sector

Source: ANTARADate: October 14, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - The governments of Indonesia and South Korea continue to bolster cooperation in the maritime sector through a bilateral meeting here, Wednesday. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan held a bilateral...

Happy independence day, Indonesia

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)

What do we need to boost water supply resilience in Indonesia? A risk-based mindset

Source: The World BankDate: February 26, 2021 Nestled in a narrow valley in the center of Java Island, Magelang City is surrounded by rivers and steep mountain slopes. Its location makes it highly exposed to natural hazards, particularly floods, earthquakes, and landslides. When a 2008 landslid...

Zhejiang and Rotterdam ink agreement to develop Kuala Tanjung Port

Source: bisnis.com Date: 8 May 2021 PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero) or Pelindo I had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a Term Sheet for the Kuala Tanjung Port and Industrial Estate Development Project Cooperation with the Port of Rotterdam and Zhejiang Provincial Seaport Investment &...

KBS Strengthens the Java-Sumatra Island National Gateway Logistics Hub

Source: kompas.com Date: 15 April 2021  PT Krakatau Bandar Samudera (KBS) will strengthen the logistics hub of the National Gateway Connectivity (national gateway connectivity) at the western tip of Java and Sumatra. Thus, KBS is also optimistic that it can represent as an Integrated Maritime I...