The Urgency of Coordination in Handling Waste Management (Case on Palu City Department of Sanitation)

Roslina Amu


The trash problem is not viewed as a sector that should be the responsibility of landscaping and Sanitation Department (DKP). This is due to the garbage produced by humans because it is a collective problem. Policy areas related to waste management has been delegated. The fundamental issue is how the coordination form of Palu City Government in the effective and efisien handling of waste management. The purpose of this study explain the mechanisms involved in the coordination of waste management in the city of Ternate. This study used a qualitative approach with case studies in the category of research. The technique of collecting data through participant observation, in-depth interviews, Focused Group Discussion (FGD) and study documents.

The results of the study explained that the description of coordination as a consequence of the principle of cooperation, inter-stakeholder commitment qualitatively still low which looks at the impression which the Chief sectoral ego related local government offices tend to abdicate responsibility and looking at waste as a problem domain Landscaping and Sanitation Department. At the field level is often an overlap of project implementation activities. It can be seen from the indicators that the Department of Spatial Planning disclaims drainage waste cleanup. This means that coordination is necessary for a sense of mutual cooperation and mutual respect.

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