Blogs Label: Member Interview

We want more people to be aware of the issues of biodiversity because it's our common responsibility

Member Interview Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Ahmad Baihaqi

MEMBER INTERVIEW: AHMAD BAIHAQI, Indonesia

Ahmad Baihaqi is a young role model to many of his peers. Abay, as people usually call him, is very active with the Biodiversity Warriors community from Kehati Foundation in Jakarta, Indonesia. Abay is very passionate about promoting the importance of biodiversity, especially in Jakarta, an urban area. He admitted that it is not easy since biodiversity is not a popular topic and many young people have many other interests. This July, ACCCRN interviewed him about his role and activity in the Biodiversity Warriors community.


Why do we need innovation in climate change adaptation?

Member Interview Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Haseeb Irfanullah

MEMBER INTERVIEW: HASEEB MD. IRFANULLAH, Bangladesh

Haseeb is currently working for IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) as the Programme Coordinator of Bangladesh Country Office in Dhaka. Recently, he wrote a chapter for a book entitled Climate Change in the Bay of Bengal Region: Exploring Sectoral Cooperation for Sustainable Development. In the Bangladesh Chapter, Haseeb wrote ‘What Does Bangladesh Tell Us about Innovation in Climate Change Adaptation’. This June, ACCCRN interviewed him on the topic of innovation in climate change adaptation.


Most of urban poor population lives in informal settlements that lack resilient infrastructure

Member Interview Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Sakib Imtiaz

MEMBER INTERVIEW: SAKIB IMTIAZ, Bangladesh

Sakib Imtiaz is a development professional based in Bangladesh. His expertise lies in the field of Urban Resilience, Disaster Management and Climate Change. With his extensive experience and knowledge, he shared his opinion on the urban poor and their relationship with urban infrastructure when ACCCRN interviewed him recently.


The complexity and challenges of development in coastal cities

Member Interview Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Lalit Dashora

MEMBER INTERVIEW: LALIT KUMAR DASHORA, India

Lalit Kumar Dashora is a Disaster Risk Management and Urban Climate Change Resilience Specialist with more than 13 years professional experience at both national and international levels. With his extensive experience and knowledge, he shared his opinions on coastal resilience when ACCCRN interviewed him this month.


Is spatial planning a tool for shaping the future?

Member Interview Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Saut Sagala

MEMBER INTERVIEW: SAUT SAGALA, Indonesia

Dr. Saut Sagala is an assistant professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia. Saut has conducted intensive research and has wide experience as a consultant on spatial planning, disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. ACCCRN had a conversation with him in which we talked about the integration of climate change issues into spatial planning.


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