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RAJAWALI FOUNDATION ("RF") is a philanthropic organization established in 2010 by Peter Sondakh, the Chairman and CEO of Rajawali Corpora, a diversified Indonesian investment company.

RF is created to promote education as a driver of development and social change in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Public Policy research and education is a central focus of RF work in view of the fact that even small improvements to the design and implementation of public policies can have a positive effect on the lives of millions of people.

RF collaborates with global and national universities, government agencies and the public to seek out policy innovations and work to disseminate this knowledge through education and training programs and forms outreach.

RF provides support for school improvements and operations in Indonesia, including schools for children with disabilities. RF also provide humanitarian assistance to communities affected by natural disasters and other emergencies. In addition, RF supports community projects such as renovation and maintenance of government's public housing for flood victims and disadvantage people, and other charitable activities for community.



For over 50 years, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has been cooperating with partners around the world to improve the quality of living for children, families, and communities – and to restore and protect planet earth.

Packard Foundation funds various programs all over the world, including Science and Conservation Program, Population and Reproductive Health Program, and Children, Families, and Community Programs. In addition to that, Packard Foundation supports many non-profit organizations in specific geographical areas that have significance to the Packard family.



The Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF) is a key instrument of the Government of Indonesia in reducing emission intensity and greenhouse gases emission through actions of low carbon development and adaptation on climate change impact. ICCTF also strives to integrate climate change issues into Development Plans at the national, provincial and regional level as well as implementing the initiatives on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Through leveraging and channeling of domestic resources and international funds into projects aligned with Indonesia’s RAN/RAD-GRK implementation plan, the ICCTF supports Indonesia’s 26% / 41% emission reduction target.

ICCTF-USAID supported Transformasi on a program entitled “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Gorontalo District in Integrating Climate Change into its Local Development Plan” during 2014-2015. The success of this program project was indicated by the commitment of Gorontalo District Government in allocating 10.5% of its budget to climate change aspects, and establishing 24 programs across 19 of its working units specifically for climate change adaptation activities.”



USAID is an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance. USAID supports Transformasi in implementing the Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) entitled Strengthening Local Government Coordination and Capacity In Best Waste Management Practices (SOBAT) In South Sulawesi.


Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA)

Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA) is a collaborative of foundations that believe forests and sustainable land use are an essential part of the global response to climate change.

The funders of the Alliance are David Lucile and Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and ClimateWorks Foundation.

CLUA seeks to realize the potential of forests and land use to mitigate climate change, benefit people, and protect the environment. The Alliance’s main focus in Indonesia encompasses efforts to reduce emissions from Indonesia’s forests and peatlands in ways that secure indigenous peoples’ land rights, enhance local livelihoods, and contribute to sustainable development.

With support of CLUA, Transformasi helps strengthening anti-corruption program within the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry specifically in relation to forest boundary definition, licensing information, and forestry information.




The New Cities Foundation (NCF) was founded in 2010, with initial support from a group of thought leaders from the public, non-profit, research and private sectors – including its long-time partners and Founding Members, Cisco and Ericsson. NCF is founded upon a common belief in the unprecedented possibilities offered by this century of cities – a time when urban centers are driving economic, social and environmental progress as never before. NCS’ mission is to shape a better urban future for all by generating and scaling ideas and solutions through events, research and urban innovation projects.

In all of NCS’ activities, it works with leaders from business, government, academia, civil society, the media and the arts.



In 10 years, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy has become the third best endowed school of public policy in the world, the second most generous and, possibly, the first to introduce a fully integrated multidisciplinary curriculum. It has emerged as the school of choice to study public policy in Asia, offering several advantages to young people venturing into the field.

Its missions are to educate and inspire current and future generations of leaders to raise the standards of governance in Asia, improve the lives of its people and contribute to the transformation of the region.



Gunung Rinjani University (UGR) is one of the private tertiary institutions in East Lombok. Founded in 1996, UGR has five faculties consisting of the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Agriculture, the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, and the Faculty of Fisheries. East Lombok as one of the regions that has great fisheries potential and is supported by the existence of the UGR Faculty of Fisheries, is much in demand by students both in the capture fisheries and aquaculture sectors and their contribution to the development of the East Lombok fisheries sector through the service programs that have been carried out.

UGR through the Faculty of Fisheries supports Transformasi in the Limited Discussion Series "Presenting Sustainable and Responsible Fisheries Management through the Drafting of the Second Amendment to Law Number 31 of 2004 concerning Fisheries" which was held on December 19th, 2019. The success of this initiative has been highlighted by the presence of various actors in the fisheries sector who have made several recommendations on fisheries policy. The policy recommendations are being used as a material for Commission IV of the Indonesian Parliament in preparing the Second Amendment Bill to Law Number 31 of 2004.



Khairun University (UNKHAIR) is a State University in North Maluku Province. It was founded on August 15th, 1964 and played an active role in the development of science, technology and art through the organization of the Tri Dharma College. The development of UNKHAIR is directed towards a research-based university from a teaching university. Undergraduate programs and postgraduate programs are offered in this university. Undergraduate programs include the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Agriculture, the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences, the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering, and the Faculty of Medicine. While the Postgraduate Programs consist of Masters in Management, Masters in Legal Sciences, Masters in Economics, Masters in Fisheries Science, Masters in Agricultural Sciences, Masters in Biological Education, and Masters in Civil Engineering.

In the field of Fisheries, UNKHAIR through the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences offers Aquaculture Study Program, Fisheries Resource Utilization Study Program, Aquatic Resource Management Study Program, and Maritime Affairs.

UNKHAIR through the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences supports Transformasi in the Limited Discussion Series "Presenting Sustainable and Responsible Fisheries Management through the Drafting of the Second Amendment to Law Number 31 of 2004 concerning Fisheries" held on January 7th, 2020. The success of this initiative has been highlighted by the presence of various actors in the fisheries sector who have made several recommendations on fisheries policy. The policy recommendations are being used as a material for Commission IV of the Indonesian Parliament in preparing the Second Amendment Bill to Law Number 31 of 2004.



Gowa Regency is one of the Level II Regions in the province of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The capital of the district is located in the city of Sungguminasa. This regency has an area of ​​1,883.32 km² and has a population of ± 652,941 people. Geographically, Gowa Regency is located at 5 ° 33 '- 5 ° 34' South Latitude and 120 ° 38 '- 120 ° 33' East Longitude. Gowa Regency consists of lowland and highland areas with an altitude of 10-2800 meters above sea level. However, the territory of Gowa Regency is mostly highlands, which is around 72.26%, mainly in the easte to the south part as it covers the Tinggiimoncong Mountains, Bawakaraeng-Lompobattang Mountains and Batureppe-Cindako Mountains. Of the total area of ​​Gowa, 35.30% have land slopes above 40 degrees, namely in the districts of Parangloe, Tinggimoncong, Bungaya and Tompobulu. Gowa Regency is traversed by many large rivers, which are 15 in total. The river with the largest flow area is Jeneberang River which is 881 km² with the main river length of 90 Km.

As a joint commitment in maintaining environmental cleanliness in the Gowa Regency, the Gowa Regency Government through the Department of the Environment (DLH) is ready to strengthen the capacity and coordination of the local government in waste management through a project entitled SOBAT funded by the USAID’s Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP). This project was officiated with the launching of the MWRP Kick Off Program on car free day, on Jalan Tumanurung, Sunday (23/6). The program declaration was officially inaugurated by Gowa Regency Secretary (Sekkab) H. Muchlis, Center for Public Policy Transformation, and accompanied by all local government institutions’ leaders in the Gowa Regency by signing a joint commitment. The program also strongly supports local government regulations in the field of waste management that are compiled in Regional Policies and Strategies (Jakstrada) concerning management of household waste.



Jepara Regency is located in Central Java Province with its capital, Jepara. The Regency is bordered by the Java Sea to the West and North, Pati Regency and Kudus Regency to the East, and Demak Regency to the South. The territory of Jepara Regency also includes the Karimunjawa Islands, which consist of a group of islands in the Java Sea. The transportationto the islands is served by ferries that depart from Jepara Harbor. The population of Jepara Regency at the end of 2016 based on the projected results was 1,205,800 inhabitants, consisting of 601,206 men (49.86%) and 604,594 women (50.14%). The population growth is 0.99%, where the highest population distribution is in the Tahunan District (115,504 inhabitants) and the least population is in the Karimunjawa District (9,379 inhabitants).

The Jepara Regency Government has taken the initiative to increase waste management efforts in its area at the village level. This is indicated by the issuance of Jepara Regent's Instruction No. 3 of 2019 concerning the Village Waste Independent Program and Organic Waste Reduction in Jepara Regency on October 29th, 2019. In order to follow up the District Head's Instruction No. 3 of 2019, the Department of Environment (DLH) of Jepara created a program called "Desa Mandiri Sampah". In order to succeed the program, DLH Jepara collaborated with Transformasi by holding a workshop entitled "Increasing the Efforts of Waste Manegement at Village Level " which was carried out on 10-12 December 2019. Through this initiative, Transformasi facilitated Jepara District in discussion and mapping of 5 Aspects of Waste Management (legal, institutional, financial, technological and socio-cultural) in its area, inter-stakeholder discussions regarding efforts to reduce waste from the source through the Waste Bank, and discussions about the government-funded Central Waste Bank (UPTD Bank Sampah) using the Makassar City case study.