Radio Talkshow Episode 3: "Institutional Strengthening in IWRM of CRB: The Role of Multi Stakeholders in IWRM"


Contact Person : Contact Person : Gladys Siti Hatmanti and Prima Yustitia

As a part of TA ADB 7189 Awareness Raising and Communication activities, the first talkshow conducted on 3 July 2013 in two radio stations (PRFM and Rase FM) in Bandung. The first talk shows introduced audiences about the need for considering the climate changes and its effects to the CRB. The resource persons were from Mr. Haneda Sri Mulyanto and Mr. HariWibowo (Ministry of Environment), Mr. TulusSibuea (West Java Province for Environmental Management Agency), Prof. Rizaldi Boer (Team Leader), and Dr. Siti Amanah (Communication and Community Empowerment Specialist). It was explained in the talk shows that to promote the situation in CRB, strength commitment from the government is needed, and supported from private and the community participation. Through ADB TA 7189 E, the government of Indonesia with the technical assistance from the ADB intends to strengthen the institutional aspect of the integrated water resources management to respond the climate change.

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.