20 Nov 2013

Student teams from 4 Indonesian universities received a warm welcome during the Dutch trade mission on 20 and 21 November as they started working on new ideas for the development of Jakarta Bay. TheIndonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge was officially launched during the Water and Ports Seminar on 20 November where all teams were given strong encouragement by the more than 150 Indonesian and Dutch guests attending.

The 16 students who have been selected after an initial call for papers in October, teamed up in Jakarta for two days with their mentor companies - Van Oord, BAM International, Royal HaskoningDHV and Deltares - to lay the foundation for their plans. Over the coming two months, the teams will further develop their ideas, taking advantage of expertise provided by the Dutch companies.

Read the full article on hollandwaterchallenge.nl