Developing an Urban Air Quality Management Program in Jakarta

Implementing Organizations: DRI, SIF, KPBB, Clean Air Asia

Funding Organization:
US EPA

Duration:
August 1, 2012 – February 2016

Project Summary:

This project is in response to EPA-OITA 20011-001 and will provide technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of City of Jakarta officials to prepare a science-based clean air action plan (with emission reduction strategies) involving stakeholders, with the aim of achieving the city’s health and air quality objectives following the frame work of the Jakarta Breathe Easy program.

The overarching goal of this project is to strengthen the capacity of Jakarta city officials to prepare a science-based clean air action plan (with emission reduction strategies), with the aim of achieving better public health and air quality.

Objectives:

To achieve the project’s goal, specific objectives include:

  • Enhancing air quality management efforts (particularly emissions inventory training and development)
  • Improving air quality monitoring
  • Developing control strategies for emissions reduction
  • Providing air quality information to the public

Phase 1 of the project refers to the 2012-2013 period, while Phase 2 refers to the remaining project period (years 3-5).

Project Team

  • Desert Research Institute (DRI), Reno, Nevada, US
  • Swisscontact Indonesia (SIF), Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Komite Penghapusan Bensin Bertimbel (KPBB), Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Clean Air Asia, Manila, Philippines

Contact Persons from Clean Air Asia:
Glynda Bathan-Baterina, glynda.bathan(at)cleanairasia.org
Kaye Patdu, kaye.patdu(at)cleanairasia.org