The local development project spearheaded by Club Med and the NGO Agrisud supports local producers in precarious situations living close to Club Med resorts in Senegal, Brazil, Morocco and Indonesia. This initiative’s aim is to organize a lasting match between the local supply of food products and the demands of Club Med resorts ; and to ensure fair remuneration for producers and a strong distribution of added value, giving the poorest groups access to these markets.
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The Province of Flemish Brabant, Rikolto, retailer Colruyt Group, University College UCLL and Universi-ty of Leuven together with young people, experts, farmers, etc. look for ways to feed a growing global population in a sustainable way. We wish to fuel the debate by bringing together people from the business community, governments, consumers and civil-society organisations, and literally ‘feed’ the debate by putting 3 sustainable future-proof products in the spotlight.
Switch Asia Indonesia Programme - Moving towards Sustainable Consumption in Indonesia through Increased Consumer Information
In order to further strengthen Indonesia's regional leadership in consumer information and accelerate the shift towards Sustainable Consumption and Production, the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme partnered with the 10YFP CI-SCP to scale up national and global activities in this thematic area in Indonesia. Through its Regional Policy Support Component, the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme seeks to create an enabling policy environment in Asian countries such as Indonesia to achieve SCP and the implementation of the 10YFP (www.SWITCH-Asia.eu).
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) together with its Indonesian training partner, INDECON, conducted a two-day workshop (2-3 November 2017) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, focusing on applying the GSTC Criteria in Emerging Destinations.
In addition to the Emerging Destinations Workshop, an ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Policy Workshop was conducted by GSTC in partnership with Indonesia Ministry of Tourism, and sponsorship by CIFAL/UNITAR Training Centre, Jeju, Republic of Korea.
The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offered a number of 2- and 3-day intensive and interactive onsite training classes focused on the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Criteria, and engaged tourism industry professionals around the world through expert presentations and discussions on sustainable tourism best practices for businesses and destinations.
The STTP, begining in 2017, offered online scheduled training classes led by GSTC trainers, available at least 4 times a year.
The RSPO is currently supporting several local initiatives to develop a system to support certification at a jurisdictional level for the sustainable production of palm oil. This approach is expected to lower the entry barrier for smallholders to participate in the sustainable palm oil supply chain through wider multi-stakeholder collaboration, reduced transaction costs, and provision of government support. It is currently being piloted at the sub-national level in both Malaysia and Indonesia.
Advance SCP: Advancing and Measuring Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for a Low-Carbon Economy in Middle-Income and Newly Industrialized Countries
The Advance SCP project supports the development and implementation of sustainability information systems (SIS) in eight emerging economies across three regions of the world: South-East Asia, Africa & Latin America; adapting itself to the varying circumstances of the pilot countries and their needs in terms of SCP. The SIS will form the basis for making informed consumption decisions and lead to lower greenhouse gas emissions and improved resource efficiency along the value chains.
Much of the agri-food diversity in the global tropics has disappeared from production systems due to consumption patterns changing. This is partially because of lack information and knowledge about it nutritional characteristics, the adoption of unsustainable diets and the specialization of monocrop agriculture based on over use of agrochemicals. The gastronomy sector can help reverse this undesirable situation since it plays an important role in linking food production with consumption.
Establish Low Carbon Consumption and Production in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines (“SCP TIP”) [AFFILIATED]
The project supports national governments in their development of NAMAs or related mitigation strategies in the agricultural, forestry or related sectors. Companies are encouraged to implement sustainable business models. Consumer awareness at the national level with regard to sustainable consumption and production (SCP) is raised by integrating stakeholders into discussion fora/ platforms and through information and communication campaigns.
Adiwiyata is one of the key programs of the Ministry of Environment aimed at promoting knowledge and awareness about environmental conservation efforts among the student community in Indonesia.
"It is proved that schools that have implemented this program, developing a pro- environment and sustainable approach, have students with good mindset and knowledge", stated the Head of the Environment Agency (BLH) Palangkaraya, Nuh Gufran Ahmad. Currently, there are 12 schools that run this program (4 Junior High schools and 8 Elementary Schools).
"There are 2 Senior High schools that will adopt this program, but teachers are not ready it cannot be implemented," he added. Further he went on to state that “this program is about teaching children since early age, so when they reach the university level they can help the government to be the driving force in keeping and saving the environment”.