Biomass as a Community-Based Renewable Energy in East Nusa Tenggara
The Directorate General of New and Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (EBTKE) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration and District Government of Timor Tengah Utara, supported by GGGI held a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on September 12, 2019 in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).
GGGI Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, recently visited Indonesia for a series of bilateral meetings with the Government and Indonesia (GoI), including with GGGI’s focal point the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas), the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), and the National Institute for Public Administration (NIPA).
Empathetic Leadership Training: Clean Water Crisis in Jakarta
The National Institute of Public Administration (LAN) with the support of GGGI recently held an Empathetic Leadership Training themed “Clean Water Crisis in Jakarta” on July 13, 2019, in Kamal Muara Fishermen Village, Penjaringan, North Jakarta. The village is only 25 km away from business and government centers, but for more than two decades has faced shortage of access to clean water.
On July 22-23, 2019, the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) in cooperation with GGGI and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held the “Climate Bonds Initiative Green Bond Boot Camp” at Le Meridien Hotel, Jakarta. The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) was invited by Bappenas as experts to provide the technical training. The event was the first Bootcamp held in Indonesia.
Seizing BioCNG Opportunities in Central and East Kalimantan
The Indonesian Government, represented by the Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DG NREEC) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has cooperated with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to develop various innovative breakthroughs for accelerating the achievement of new and renewable energy (NRE) targets. One of these is the 5.5 GW of bioenergy by 2025 as included in the General Plan of National Energy.