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Test-run Project on REDD in Indonesia

2nd Working Group of ERIA-SD Project
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In What is New from IGES
Biofuels have been promoted in many Indian states as part of their rural development strategies, long before the recent finalisation of India’s national policy on biofuels, in order to generate employment and produce fuel locally using existing wastelands. To promote employment, some states have promoted biofuels using nationally sponsored...
Discussion Paper

National project proposal to upgrade Surabaya's successful solid waste management practice

Submitted to BAPPENAS (National Development Planning Agency), KLH (Ministry of Environment) and PU (Ministry of Public Works) in Indonesia

Economic analysis of composting, through Surabaya's case: Application in Bangkok

Workshop on utilization of organic waste, 6 November 2008
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment
Kitakyushu City
Surabaya City, the regional capital and the second largest city in Indonesia with three million inhabitants, has successfully achieved 10% waste reduction in 3 years (200t/d waste reduction; 1,500-1,600t/d of waste in 2005 to 1,300t/d in 2007). The achievement was made through 1) distribution of 17,000 units of household compost baskets, 2) setting...

Environmental Cooperation in Asia: through a composting project in Surabaya, Indonesia


APFED II Showcase Programme - Projects in Indonesia

Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
In Surabaya City, Indonesia, household organic waste composting has been widely practiced in communities. The city government, through the support of several private companies and local NGOs, have adopted the Takakura method that utilises baskets for household composting. This methodology was developed by Pusdakota, a local NGO, in 2004, with...