Ecological and Eco-hydrological Solutions for Sustainable Management in Indonesia and the Asia and the Pacific Region
The National Synthesis Workshop for Indonesia-Fund-In-Trust Projects will be organized within the framework of the project “Ecological and Eco-hydrological Solutions for Sustainable Management in Indonesia and the Asia and the Pacific Region” from 14 to 15 November in Yogyakarta to disseminate the results of several projects that has been delivered in Indonesia by using implementation of ecohydrology approach as tools in Integrated Water Resource Management.
Disseminating the project results with its lesson learnt, success stories and project challenges is equally important to reach greater impact in attaining better and more sustainable water management in Indonesia and the Asia and the Pacific Region.
There are 6 ongoing Ecohydrology Projects in Indonesia including: (i) Ecohydrology Demosite establishment in Saguling Reservoir, Citarum River Basin to improve water quality and water-related ecosystem with also involve local community participation and in Ex Mega Rice Project to avoid deforestation in peatland and to conserve the Peatland; (ii) comprehensive study on improving water services towards water security in Medan City to support the clean water supply expansion to reach larger local community; (iii) comprehensive study on Sustainable Water Management in Yogyakarta City and Borobudur Temple surrounding area to improve water management in Yogyakarta City and Borobudur District; (iv) series of training for highschool teachers and demosite establishment for learning site in East Nusa Tenggara to address sustainable water management including waste management, pollution treatment, river basin management and community involvement; (v) activities in community education to raise awareness of water security and water quality in Pari Island, Jakarta Special Region; and (vi) study on the role of community participation in peri-urban water management that involve the local communities and strengthen the local stakeholders participation in managing sustainable water supply in Jember City.
The expected participants for the workshop are including project partners, local stakeholders, local government, university members, local and international institution in Asia and the Pacific region, local community engaged with the project, corporations and national and international ecohydrology experts.