Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Public private sector collaboration in Java
Coastal wetland conservation
Integrated delta management
Northern Java’s shorelines suffer from the consequences of erosion hazards. 6 kilometers of land inwards might be lost in 2100. The agriculture and aquaculture sectors suffer multibillion losses and infrastructure investments are at risk.
Hard infrastructure solutions are ineffective in these rural mud coasts, are expensive and not capable to adapt to expected sea level rise. As an alternative, we are implementing ‘Building with Nature’ solutions to halt land loss and revitalize aquaculture, working at a landscape level with the dynamics of nature.
These solutions are flexible, adaptive and provide multiple benefits to local communities. Through collaboration across sectors and disciplines, we connect local expertise with context specific knowledge on engineering, aquaculture and natural ecosystems.