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Fragmented climate governance

  • Ibnu Budiman
    Ibnu Budiman

    Researcher at PT Sustainability and Resilience ( Su-re.co )

Jakarta   /   Tue, June 6, 2017   /  08:26 am
Fragmented climate governance Alternative power: Visitors observe a biogas power plant of palm oil heavyweight PT Asian Agri in Riau on Tuesday. The plant produces gas from oil palm waste and powers up an oil palm mill nearby. (JP/Stefani Ribka)

Fragmentation theory focuses on interaction among different institutions on the architecture of an institutional setting. Competition among different national entities resulting in fragmentation reflects the persistence of domestic power relations. 

This situation is happening with climate governance in Indonesia, which includes different cases from various institutions and platforms. 

One such case is the biogas program as one of the climate change mitigation strategies in the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action. 

This climate governance involves NGOs, local and national governments, businesses and international development organizations. 

The government has several biogas programs initiated by the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, the Environment and Forestry Ministry and the Agriculture Ministry....

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