Syed Abbas Hussain describes the importance of energy efficiency in Indonesia’s economy and describes how CDKN-supported initiatives have laid the groundwork for cost savings and avoiding greenhouse gas emission [more...]
FEATURE: Balancing climate and development targets through a Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach: Lessons from Amazonia and Indonesia
Using a 'Water-Energy-Food Nexus' approach can help policy-makers navigate the trade-offs involved in working towards economic growth and sustainable development. Helen Bellfield of the Global Canopy Programme describes how CDKN research applied this approach in Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Indonesia. [more...]
Via Apriyani and M. Rayhan Krisnadi give their insights into the role that youth can play in addressing climate change challenges in Indonesia. They are both student activists at Universitas Indonesia, and Via is also supporting CDKN’s activities in the country. [more...]
Farhan Helmy, Chair of the Thamrin School of Climate Change and Sustainability, speaks about how the climate change conversation after the Paris summit has been part of an increasingly dynamic Indonesian national process. [more...]
A new CDKN working paper explores governance of the water-energy-food nexus - drawing on CDKN's experience in Kenya, Indonesia and the Amazon Basin to understand the links between sectors, recognise these in decision-making and promote integrated policy-making. [more]…
INSIDE STORY: Treading low-carbon pathways toward sustainability: The experience of Bogor City (Indonesian language version)
Since 2013, the Urban Low Emission Development Strategies (Urban-LEDS) project has offered Bogor City an opportunity to integrate low-carbon strategies not just in the transport sector but in its local development plans, [more]…
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