About Prathiwi Widyatmi Putri

Prathiwi Widyatmi Putri was formally trained as an architect and spatial planner. She has worked for various international development organisations in Indonesia and Vietnam. Her work in the post 2004-tsunami reconstruction project in Aceh has led to her engagement in the water sector beyond the modern conception of service and infrastructure. She holds a PhD in engineering science from KU Leuven. Her current postdoc work focuses on social movements in Indonesia for conceptualising everyday technical and political issues.

The Forgotten Water – The Role of Decentralised Wastewater Management in Jakarta’s Socio-Ecological System

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Jakarta has responded to regular flooding by proposing gigantic infrastructure projects such as sea walls to keep the water at bay. But the main problem is that the city does not consider the land-water ecosystem as a whole, says Prathiwi W. Putri.

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