Project Timeline: Jul 2013 – Mar 2019 & phase-out Apr 2019 – Dec 2020
FORWARD is a R&D project funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), under a framework agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works & Housing (PU-PeRa). It works in close collaboration with national and local governmental authorities, with Indonesian researchers from several universities, and with selected private enterprises.
FORWARD develops integrated strategies and technologies for the management of municipal organic solid waste in cities of Indonesia. It focuses on strengthening the 3R activities (Reduce, Re-use, Recycle) of organic waste, to divert this large waste fraction from landfills.
Relevance of biowaste treatment