C40 Cities Group Visits Urban Farming and Waste Bank in Marunda

Kamis, 20 Juni 2019 15:37 Adriana Megawati Maria Inggita 864

(Foto: Reza Hapiz - Beritajakarta.id)

C40 Cities group which consists of 20 participants from 5 different countries in Southeast Asia took a chance to visit urban farming and waste bank in Marunda Public Housing, North Jakarta.

From this visit, I learn that community involvement is important

Regional Director for East, Southeast Asia and Oceania C40 Cities, Milag San Jose-Ballesteros admitted to learn more about urban farming and waste bank which are applied in Marunda Public Housing.

"From this visit, I learn that community involvement is important. Especially in running urban farming and waste bank," she said on the location, Wednesday (6/19).

Meanwhile, Marunda Public Housing Management Unit (UPRS) Head, Ageng Darminto appreciates this visit and supports C40 program that is inline with Jakarta Government program related to community involvement in food security.

"We are very proud to be visited by C40 Cities group. Currently we are trying to build social character in our public housing to improve residents economy," he stated.