29 Sep Research and Monitoring in the Banda Islands MPAs

First Person Account by CTC Conservation Advisor Marthen Welly Today, I’m working back at the CTC office in Bali after I spent a month in the Banda Islands, Maluku. The purpose of the trip to Banda Islands was to conduct my research for my masters degree on...

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27 Sep Marine Protected Area Management and Benefits

CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani joined partners and colleagues at @America last 27 September, 2018, for an engaging discussion on marine protected area management and its benefits. The two-hour talk entitled “Marine Protected Areas: Harmonizing Human and Nature Needs” explored why marine protected area matters and how...

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25 Sep CTC Renews Partnership with Timor-Leste Government

The Coral Triangle Center renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with Timor-Leste's Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) on 25 September, 2018, The MOU was signed MAF Minister Joaquim Jose Gusmao Dos Reis Martins and CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani at CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation...

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27 Aug CTC Conducts Capacity Building Training to Support Marine Protected Area Establishment in Central Java Province

CTC conducted a training entitled MPA Design and Open Standards for Conservation Practices (OSCP) on 27-31 August, 2018, as part of its implementation of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project.  The training aimed to enhance the capacity of coastal and marine resources managers in...

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26 Jul Buano Community Leaders Sign Preliminary Agreement to Set up Marine Protected Area (MPA)

Community members in Buano Islands, represented by the Head of Clans (Kepala Soa Adat), signed a sharing preliminary agreement to establish Buano Marine Protected Area (MPA) on Thursday, 26 July 2018. The signing also marked the end of a two-days Workshop and Public Consultation of Land and Marine Management...

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19 Jul Building Local Capacity to Ensure Effective MPA Management

To foster the development of MPA in Buano, CTC conducted a three-day training on the principles of marine protected area (MPA) for community in Buano. The aims of this training are to raise awareness on the concept of MPA for biodiversity, fisheries and tourism, to learn logical thinking on...

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17 Jul Synergy in Marine Conservation and Sustainable Fisheries Management

CTC Executive Director Rili Djohani presented and led discussions on the synergy of marine conservation and sustainable fisheries management at a workshop held on July 17, 2018 organized by the Inisiatif Kelestarian Kelautan dan perikAnan Nusantara (IKKAN) in Jakarta. During her talk, Rili emphasized the need...

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27 Jun CTC Hosts Blue Green 360 Award Winners Study Tour on Sustainable Marine Tourism

This month, CTC hosted the winners of the Blue Green 360 Awards for an inspiring 3-day study tour in Bali aimed to gain insights on the different aspects of sustainable marine tourism - marine protected areas, sustainable seafood, working with local communities, sustainable packaging and...

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15 Jun CTC Presents Results of Marine Rapid Assesment Report of Liquica and Atauro Islands

This month, the CTC team presented the results of marine rapid assesment of the proposed Atauro Island Marine Protected Area (MPA) Network and Liquica MPA to the senior officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) in Dili. The presentation was attended by 41 participants...

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