Since joining IIASA, Indonesian researchers have started collaborating with IIASA researchers on projects
focused on sustainable land management, the changing energy landscape, increasing Indonesia’s resilience
to natural disasters, and improving air quality. Beyond continuing these new research collaborations, there is
significant opportunity to grow the relationship between IIASA and Indonesia’s scholarly community.
Opportunities for additional collaborations including developing bespoke Indonesian version of IIASA global models, conducting international assessments in areas of Indonesian strategic interests, partnering with Indonesian institutions to win international research grants, and contributing to Indonesian science diplomacy. Moreover, IIASA hosted a session on applied systems analysis as part of the ninth ASEAN Science and Technology Week in Indonesia in 2014.
Future collaborations could prioritize additional capacity building programs through greater scientific exchange via researching at or visiting IIASA or taking part in IIASA program for young scientists. This IIASA Info Sheet provides a summary of this expanding relationship since 2012.
IIASA researchers have used Sentinel 1 satellite imagery from the European Space Agency to produce a map of the extent and year of detection of oil palm plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand that will help policymakers and other stakeholders understand trends in oil palm expansion to inform landscape-level planning. More
Adopting policies that are consistent with achieving the Paris Agreement and prioritize health, could annually save 6.4 million lives due to healthier diets, 1.6 million lives due to cleaner air, and 2.1 million lives due to increased physical activity, according to new research. More
Options Summer 2020: IIASA teamed up with Indonesian partners under the RESTORE+ project to establish a national platform for data collection campaigns through the Urundata crowdsourcing platform, thus allowing Indonesians to be more involved in efforts to restore forests and landscapes in the country. More
Adriana Gómez-Sanabria discusses the results of a new study on the impacts of various technologies to treat wastewater from the fish processing industry in Indonesia. More
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INFO SHEET ON IIASA ACTIVITIES WITH INDONESIA
Danylo, O., Pirker, J., Lemoine, G., Ceccherini, G., See, L. , McCallum, I. , Hadi, , Kraxner, F., et al. (2021). A map of the extent and year of detection of oil palm plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Scientific Data 8, art. 96. 10.1038/s41597-021-00867-1.
Harahap, F., Leduc, S., Mesfun, S., Khatiwada, D., Kraxner, F., & Silveira, S. (2020). Meeting the bioenergy targets from palm oil based biorefineries: An optimal configuration in Indonesia. Applied Energy 278, e115749. 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115749.
Wimbadi, R.W. (2020). Developing urban public transport niches toward low carbon mobility transitions: an analysis of policy instrument mixes in Indonesia (2004 – 2020). IIASA YSSP Report. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA
Harahap, F. , Leduc, S., Mesfun, S. , Khatiwada, D., Kraxner, F., & Silveira, S. (2019). Opportunities to Optimize the Palm Oil Supply Chain in Sumatra, Indonesia. Energies 12, e420. 10.3390/en12030420.
Harahap, F., Leduc, S., Mesfun, S., Kraxner, F., & Silveira, S. (2019). The role of oil palm biomass to meet liquid biofuels target in Indonesia. In: 32nd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. pp. 1509-1524 Wroclaw; Poland: Institute of Thermal Technology. ISBN 978-836150651-5
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