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Suryani Amin


Senior Research Fellow


Disaster & Climate Resilience (DCR)



Suryani Amin is a Senior Research Fellow in Resilience Development Initiative.

Research Interest

Climate adaptation, disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, communication & outreach, Knowledge Management, Monitoring & Evaluation

Year Experience

Master of Science Sociology , Universitas Indonesia/Post Graduate Program Dept. of Sociology – Awardee of Environmental Sociology Research Scholarship Ford Foundation.


Bachelor of Social & Political Faculty, Universitas Hasanuddin.

Work Experiences
Year Experience
Jan 2017 - Oct 2018

Community-based Climate Adaptation Advisor. USAID-APIK (Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan/Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience)

Nov 2011 - Dec 2017

Climate Adaptation Consultant –Disaster Risk Management Unit. The World Bank Office Jakarta

Feb 2011 – Sep 2011

Senior Facilitator/Project Coordinator :Climate Resilient City-Kelurahan Empowerment Initiative (CRC-KEI)-World Bank Funded. Mercy Corps

Jul 2009 - Dec 2010

Project Coordinator: Generating environmental Improvements and economic benefits for the urban poor. Mercy Corps

Feb 2007 - Oct 2008

District Coordinator , Urban Safe & Healthy Communities-USAID funded. Mercy Corps


Training & Field Support Officer. International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

2003 - 2004

National United Nations Volunteer (NUNV) Specialist, Community Recovery Programme (CRP). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    • 2018, Establishing an inclusive and collaborative in approach in creating local regulations for climate and disaster resilience in Indonesia – USAID-APIK
    • 2017, Risk & Vulnerability Assessment in South Sulawesi, Maluku and East Java – USAID-APIK
    • 2009, Sanitation Typology : Formative Research – Mercy Corps
    • 2007, Resource Mobilization : study on social movement organization/master thesis-Awardee of environmental sociological research project, Department of Sociology - Ford Foundation
    • 2006, Budget Project-Open Budget Initiative/International Budget Project Center on Budget & Policy Priorities Washington,DC/Peer Reviewer
    • 2006, Peta Pemenuhan Hak Dasar Perempuan di Jawa Barat (women rights fulfillment) /Oxfam Hongkong/Coordinator
    • 2003-2004, Analisis Anggaran Daerah /Ford Foundation/Team Member
    • 2001-2002, Survey Ekonomi & Pemukiman (Survey on Housing & Economic)/Lembaga Penelitian Fakultas Ekonomi Universitas Indonesia/Survey Coordinator