The World Bank is a player that is implementing projects in Jakarta to improve resilience to floods and relocate vulnerable people. Photo: Farhana Asnap / World Bank. Source: Flickr
Of: Ina Carlsson
Indonesia's capital Jakarta has long been threatened by climate change. Now the city, located on the island of Java in northeastern Indonesia, will be relocated and given a new name on the island of Borneo.
May 10, 2022, Notis
Workers in a mine. Photo: Juan José Napurí Guevara. Source: Canva
Of: Lina Kallio
Twelve women in Indonesia recently died as a result of a landslide destroying the mine they were informally working in. No one knows how many people actually die in a mining-related accident each year, and workthe conditions within the world's most dangerous industry differs itself large globally.
May 3, 2022, Notis
Researchers believe that the estimated time for when the whole of Jakarta will be under water is 2050.
Photo: michaelsyoma, Unsplash
Of: Linnea Ljungar
It is the pumping of groundwater, together with the amount of land covered by concrete, that is one of the biggest factors in the sinking of the Indonesian capital Jakarta. Today, half of the inhabitants lack water in their homes, instead they get running water from groundwater pumps. To remedy the problem, the Indonesian government therefore proposes to move the capital to the Borneo Peninsula.
June 1, 2021, News
Of: Olle Törnquist
That the aid that followed the tsunami disaster 10 years ago would have been successful is an offensive half-truth. That is the opinion of Olle Törnquist, professor at the University of Oslo.
January 16, 2015, Debate
Of: Charlotte Petri Gornitzka
At the same time as development aid means less and less to more and more countries, development aid still has a role to play in accelerating positive development. It can be about supporting projects such as "Powering Agriculture", which today presents 14 innovations for green energy in agriculture. Not all investments will pay off, but any gold nuggets can have enormous positive consequences for people in developing countries. That is the opinion of Sida's CEO Charlotte Petri Gornitzka
December 11, 2013, Debate