Radio Talkshow Episode 6: "The Role of Multi-stakeholder Towards Resilience Citarum"


Contact Person : Gladys Siti Hatmanti and Prima Yustitia

As a part of TA ADB 7189 Awareness Raising and Communication activities, the sixth talkshow aimed at discussing the practical strategy to strengthen institutional aspects of managing water resources in the context of CRB. The resource persons of the talk in RASE FM (4 November 2013) were Ir. ArifWibowo, MSc (Ministry of Environment), Mr. TulusSibuea (West Java Agency for Environmental Management), Mr. Nana Nasuha (Dinas PSDA Jawa Barat), and Prof. Rizaldi Boer (CCROM SEAP IPB). A representative from Meteorology and Geophysics Agency, Mr. DediSucahyono, and Mrs. DewiNurhayati (West Java Agency for Environmental Management) along with Mr. ArifWibowo (Ministry of Environment) were also attended in the last talk show in PR FM (23 December 2013). MrDedi shared the up to date information related climate issues in West Java. It has been understood from the last talk show managing the water resources needs a well-designed action strategy in climate adaptation and mitigation. Following, the better action plan, the government together with the community and private sectors need to implement and evaluate the actions, and maintain its sustainability. Yet, we have a number of regulations and programs of caring and preserving environment; we still need to develop further co-operative and synergy amongst the stakeholders involved to strengthen institution.

Awareness Raising and Communication activity is a part of TA ADB 7189 Package E series of activities implemented by CCROM SEAP in collaboration with Ministry of Environment and Forestry Indonesia (KLHK), Regional Environmental Agency of West Java Province (BPLHD Jawa Barat), as well as Districts/Cities local government in the area of Citarum river basin. The aim of awareness rising activity is to design and to implement awareness programme on the topics of IWRM to respond climate change in CRB using various media and approaches relevant to the needs of the multi stakeholders (government, community, business sectors); to increase knowledge and understanding of the target groups about climate change, the causes, impacts, and initiation to mitigate and adapt to climate change, in the context of IWRM-CRB; and to help transform behaviour of targetted group to be more sensitive to the issue of climate change and its effects to the water resources, and support the process of strengthening institutionin managing the resources.