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Cheaper solution for subsidence offered

  • Evi Mariani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, May 20 2016 | 08:53 am

PREMIUM Scientists from reputable universities and Dutch consultant Deltares have offered a cheaper alternative to the proposal to mitigate tidal flooding in subsiding Jakarta by building a seawall, called the Great Garuda, to close off Jakarta Bay and costing Indonesia US$20.3 billion in public-private partnerships over 15 years.

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has instructed his administration...