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Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Indonesia

The climate adaptation strategies that will be of most benefit to Indonesia include infrastructure reinforcement to gain resilience and robustness when faced with floods or droughts, the establishment of early warning systems, sustainable and adaptive farming practices and disaster insurance. This paper will suggest adaptation measures that can be taken by the Indonesian Government and the Indonesian people to prepare for a changing climate.

A Presentation by Dr Jonathan Schanzer, Senior Vice-President of Research, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Washington DC.

20 February 2018 | Media and Events

19 February 2018 Future Directions International and the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council are pleased to present a discussion by Dr Jonathan Schanzer on ” The Middle Eastern Security Situation and the Financing of Terror”.

How Climate Change Affects Food and Water Security in Indonesia

Ida Dreierstad, Research Assistant Future Directions International 16 February 2018 In her paper titled “How Climate Change Affects Food and Water Security in Indonesia” Ida Dreierstad, Research Assistant, Global Food and Water Crises Programme, examines the effects of climate change on food and water security in Indonesia. She finds that a more volatile climate is…

How Climate Change Affects Food and Water Security in Indonesia

Ida Dreierstad, Research Assistant Future Directions International 16 February 2018 In her paper titled “How Climate Change Affects Food and Water Security in Indonesia” Ida Dreierstad, Research Assistant, Global Food and Water Crises Programme, examines the effects of climate change on food and water security in Indonesia. She finds that a more volatile climate is…

How to Address Gaza’s Water Crisis

Benjamin Walsh, Research Analyst Future Directions International 14 February 2018 In his paper titled “How to Address Gaza’s Water Crisis” Benjamin Walsh, Research Analyst, the Global Food and Water Crises Programme, writes that Instead of focussing almost exclusively on outside forces, it is important to note that the mismanagement of political and economic institutions, as well as…

How Climate Change Affects Food and Water Security in Indonesia

As a result of climatic change, Indonesia is likely to experience increased temperatures and more volatile dry and wet periods. Increased climate volatility is likely to reduce its domestic food and water security with implications for the supply of water to urban populations, the longevity of groundwater resources and agricultural productivity.

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