Indonesia and Germany have launched a strategic partnership to develop green infrastructure in the South East Asian country. The initiative aims to reduce carbon emissions in urban areas across Indonesia. According to the agreement, Germany will provide EUR 2.5 billion for a period of five years through a partnership with the German National Bank (KfW). In addition, the two countries will also cooperate in the areas of transfer of technology and public awareness campaign.
In other news, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) has offered to cooperating with the Netherlands in tackling climate change. Over the last few years Indonesia undertook several initiatives which could benefit from Dutch know-how. The Ministry believes that the areas that offer the most potential for collaboration include sustainable agricultural practices, renewable energy, and sustainable consumption and production.
(Source: Antara News)