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Byline: The Jakarta Post, Jakarta
The four-day World Delta Summit, involving participation from individuals, business communities and the government, concluded on Thursday with representatives agreeing to tackle the inundation plaguing delta and coastal areas around the world.
Representatives from 40 cities including Copenhagen, New Orleans, Toronto, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, London, Madrid said in a joint statement that partnership between the private sector and the government was not enough to handle the inundation problems which were worsening due to rising seas.
"The ideal strategy to save coastal areas from permanent inundation should …