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June 22, 2018

Over three years, with support from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER), Rohani Ambo-Rappe and her team of students collaborated with Susan Williams from the University of California at Davis to address this challenge. They set out to discover, in part, which seagrass species grows the fastest and survives the longest in support of Indonesia’s first major seagrass restoration effort: to cover over 30,900 square meters, nearly the size of six football fields, in Sulawesi with seagrass.

April 6, 2018

Clean water, better hygiene and waste disposal are bringing health and hope to Indonesian cities.  

sia and the United States Launch New Project to Advance Health of Mothers and Newborns
December 22, 2017

On Mother’s Day (December 22, 2017), the United States and Indonesia announced the launch of Jalin, a five-year $55 million project that will help save lives of the poorest and most vulnerable mothers and newborns in Indonesia.

Through Jalin, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indonesian Ministry of Health (MOH) will improve the quality of maternal and newborn health services in public and private facilities.

October 27, 2017

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced four Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) between Indonesian and American scientists. Administered by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, these four research partnership grants will gather evidence to inform policy and management decisions in: peatland restoration; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education; environmental changes and natural disasters in metropolitan areas; and tuna stock management.

June 7, 2017

Indonesia is the third largest democracy in the world, the largest economy in Southeast Asia and is home to some of the world’s richest biodiversity. Indonesia enjoys steady economic growth and has emerged as a regional leader; however, the country faces environmental and other development challenges.

This populous nation’s young democracy, emerging economy and strategic location make Indonesia an important partner to the United States.




Last updated: May 14, 2020

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