Resources

Event

Wetlands International at the Climate Adaptation Summit

On January 25-26 the Climate Adaptation Summit takes place online at www.cas2021.com. Wetlands International organises two new large initiatives through formal CAS side events and contributes […]

Event

CAS 2021: Accelerating adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia

Millions of people in cities and villages along Asia’s coasts and rivers are vulnerable to storms, floods, droughts, and rising sea levels. By drawing on ecological knowledge of coastal and riverine systems and learning to ‘build with nature’, rather than against it, we can transform this vulnerability into resilience.

News

Continuing Indonesia’s nature-based coastal resilience through virtual outreach

Across the world, COVID-19 is impacting vulnerable coastal communities such as Demak, Northern Java. Here, the Building with Nature Indonesia consortium is working with coastal villages to reduce erosion, rehabilitate mangroves and revive local livelihoods.   The villagers own and maintain temporary […]

News

Building with Nature programme in Indonesia wins international Flood & Coast Excellence award

Our programme in Northern Java, Indonesia to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the prestigious Flood & Coast Excellence Award yesterday in […]

Publication

Technical Guidelines ‘Permeable Structures’

This technical guideline discusses the application of permeable structures as a close-to-nature and sustainable solution to increase sedimentation along eroded coastlines to allow re-colonisation of […]

Blog

Partners for Resilience Indonesia Engages in Dialogues on Land Subsidence and Support A Roadmap

From early 2018 onwards, Wetlands International Indonesia (Yayasan Lahan Basah – YLBA) and Red-Cross Climate Centre (RCCC), under Partnership for Resilience Program (PfR), join hand […]

Blog

Wetland ecosystems – the primary sites for Building with Nature

Wetlands form natural buffers against impacts of sea level rise, floods and storms, and they are vital for water and food security and local livelihoods. […]

Blog

Impact of COVID-19 to the Coastal Communities of Demak

The Impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Also in Demak, Northern Java, where the Building with Nature Indonesia project works with […]

News

Request for Proposals: Landscape Proposition development Building with Nature Indonesia (May – October 2020)

The Building with Nature (BwN) Indonesia Programme by the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Ecoshape Foundation and Wetlands International, is seeking a landscape design and planning firm to support the inception of 5 new Building with Nature pilots in Indonesia through development of 5 landscape propositions with the Building with Nature team and stakeholders. The consultant is requested to provide a proposal based on the boundary conditions set out in this document.

Publication

Land Subsidence

Land subsidence is a phenomenon of subden sinking or gradual downward setting of the ground’s surface towards the reference point.