VIDEO: Residents have their say on water and sanitation upgrades in their neighbourhood
(31 May 2019) A new video goes behind the scenes of recent participatory design workshops in Gampancayya settlement, Makassar, where residents have helped plan the water and sanitation upgrades for their neighbourhoods.
Monash and Emory universities unite to advance gender-sensitive water research
(16 April 2019) Monash University and Emory University have announced a partnership to conduct research into gender-responsive design of water and sanitation services for the world’s most vulnerable and marginalised living in urban informal settlements.
Makassar celebrates baseline data findings and holds randomisation ceremony
(31 March 2019) On Sunday 31 March, more than 180 women and men, and girls and boys came together in Makassar to celebrate the completion of baseline sampling.
Smart Cities, Healthy Cities
(8 August 2018) On 8 August, RISE Indonesia joined a number of government, NGO and community stakeholders for a Makassar Smart City Forum, held by the Makassar City Government with the United Nations International Organisation for Migration (IOM). The forum was held to increase cross-sector participation and cooperation in creating a smart, healthy city.
RISE hosts SIWW 'Hot Issues' workshop
(20 July 2018) This month, Professor Tony Wong (RISE/ CRCWSC), Kerrie Burge (RISE/ CRCWSC), Jane Wardani (RISE), Mere Naulumatua (ADB), Andi Hadijah Iriani (Makassar City Planning and Development Board), and Professor Rob Skinner (Monash Water Sensitive Cities) headed to Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). As part of the program, the RISE team hosted a half-day Hot Issues Workshop titled Strengthening Delivery of WaSH to Urban Informal Settlements in the Asia-Pacific.
Inaugural CEC Workshop held in Suva
(9 June 2018) On Saturday 9 June, RISE Fiji hosted a workshop for Community Engagement Council (CEC) representatives from the 13 RISE settlements across Suva, Fiji. Bringing the CECs together for the first time is a key milestone in the RISE Community Mobilisation Strategy.
Kato Katz training in Parasitologi Lab at UNHAS
(4 May 2018) Last week, the RISE Makassar Lab Team undertook Kato Katz training in the Parasitologi Laboratory at Hasanuddin University (UNHAS), led by RISE UNHAS Focal Point, Professor Ancha Ansariadi and Asni, Laboran of Parasitologi Laboratory in the UNHAS Faculty of Medicine.