Tackling Environmental Pollution through Participatory Approach in Nambo, South Tangerang, Indonesia

O. C. Dewi, T. U. Atmoko, H. A. Alrasyid, D. Priyandana, M. B.V. Dewi, D. Siska

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A participatory approach is well-known for its time-consuming and no-instant approach. Tackling environmental pollution directly from its source in an urban area by participatory approach is very critical. Universitas Indonesia's Community Engagement Program together with the City Without Slum or Kotaku Program in South Tangerang City, Banten Province, Indonesia, conducted in Kampung Nambo. This joint program carried out in two lines through the local government and the community by a bottom-up approach. The inhabitants of the neighbourhood involved through a charrette process. The outcome of the charrette is the guideline of the new master plan development of Kampung Nambo that responding to tackling the pollution created in the kampung. This master plan will use as a parameter for the Kampung Nambo development program. A team of experts that consists of the local government, the university scholars, the NGO, and the inhabitants joined together for the implementation plan under the intensive and an interactive designated workshop. It concluded that this approach is valuable to integrate the unplanned urban areas development, which happened quite vast in some Indonesian cities and towns. Thus, it helps to reduce the urgency of environmental degradation in the kampung, through awareness and educational campaign. This approach is challenging yet it is a long-term investment.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012003
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event2019 3rd International Conference on Energy and Environmental Science, ICEES 2019 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 26 Jan 201929 Jan 2019


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