Minister of National Development Planning/Bappenas Suharso Monoarfa discussed the national urban transformation project, especially plans for grant projects in testing electric vehicle systems and developing an environmentally friendly transportation investment roadmap for Bali when meeting with Bambang Brojonegoro, Tuesday (06/02/2024).
The grant was provided by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), with a value of approximately 11 billion South Korean won.
The general scope of the project includes the preparation of an e-mobility roadmap and an electricity-based BRT pilot project in Metropolitan Sarbagita.
After receiving the visit, the Minister revealed a number of long-term goals for the project as follows.
First, supporting development policies to achieve national climate change mitigation targets and Indonesia’s economic targets.
Second, ensuring the value of Indonesia’s natural capital is recognized to support the local economy and livelihoods
Third, reduce poverty and inequality by maintaining environmental resilience and local economic sustainability
Fourth, increase employment levels in sustainable land use activities by working with key sectors to increase productivity and limit environmental impacts
Apart from the above, the Minister also revealed that the project was implemented to support inclusive urban transformation in pilot cities through accelerating investment projects to improve the quality of life of urban residents and prepare the foundation for long-term sustainable growth.
“The project is planned to solve urban development challenges from an economic, social and environmental perspective through creating new economic activities, revitalizing the city center, creating jobs by encouraging economic movement,” said the Minister.
This project is also planned to meet urban service needs that have a direct impact on the quality of life of the community to encourage community integration and empowerment and realize efficient land use and improve infrastructure conditions.
Source : Bappenas