Dr. Aidy Halimanjaya
Aidy Halimanjaya, PhD. is a founder and managing director of Dala Institute for Environment and Society. She lives in Bali, Indonesia. She has involved in and led more than 50 research and monitoring evaluation learning and impact assessment (MELIA) projects related to climate finance, sustainable finance, decarbonisation policies in forestry, energy and waste management in Indonesia and globally. She also actively contribute to capacity building activities and training in social science by comoderating Dala Feminist Learning Circle. She join as a member of Indonesia Young Academy of Science in 2021. Her main professional and personal motivation is to promote just financial inclusion and governance.
Previously she worked as a researcher in the Overseas Development Institute based in London and later as a research consultant for more than 20 institutions including Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance, OECD, and UNFCCC. She earned her PhD in International Development in 2014 from the University of East Anglia in the UK and published a series of research articles focusing on the determinants of global climate mitigation finance provision and allocation. She earned a master science degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands and two bachelor degrees from Padjadjaran University and University of Parahyangan in economics and business administration.
ALMI and DJA, the academies of young scientists of Indonesia and The Netherlands, are serious about the climate change crisis. What can they do now and for the future. Both emphasize the urgency of public communication and education with a positive tone. Two representatives from practitioner NGO’s will react to their presentations.