27 Mar Understanding Fishing Communities’ Knowledge to Protect and Sustain Marine Resources

CTC successfully conducted the second phase of a perception survey about marine conservation and sustainable fisheries under the full support of USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project in North Maluku Province, Indonesia, from February 27 to March 17, 2017. Similar to the pilot held in Maluku...

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17 Mar CTC Conducts Scientific Surveys in Sula Islands to Study Feasibility of Setting Up New Marine Protected Areas

CTC conducted a biophysic and socio-economic survey in three islands within Sula Regency in North Maluku on March 17 to 27, 2017 to collect data and study the feasibility of establishing marine protected areas (MPAs) in these sites as part of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems...

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10 Feb Valuing Local Knowledge in Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management

From January 30 to February 10, 2017, CTC successfully conducted the first phase of its perception survey under USAID’s Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project in Maluku Province. The activity covered Ambon City and several districts in West Seram, Central Maluku, and East Seram. It included...

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08 Feb CTC Conducts Scoping Expeditions to Buano and Morotai Islands in Eastern Indonesia

This month, CTC traveled to Buano and Morotai Islands in eastern Indonesia to look at possible new sites that could be developed into marine protected areas (MPAs). On February 8-11, 2017, CTC traveled to the northeastern coast of Maluku Province to visit a little-known but ecologically...

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31 Jan CTC Begins Implementation of Sustainable Seafood Project in the Arafura Sea

CTC has begun the implementation of its newest project, 'Building a Sustainable Seafood Industry to Support Coastal Communities in the Arafura Sea" (SeaNet Indonesia). The initiative aims to introduce small-scale Indonesian fishermen to sustainable fishing methods, reduce fish entanglement and bycatch of threatened species and help...

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26 Jan Training of Trainers on the Role of Marine Protected Area and Sustainable Fisheries

  CTC conducted a training of trainers in Denpasar from January 23 - 27, 2017 on  the role of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Sustainable Fisheries. The training was attended by 20 participants from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (Balai Pendidikan Pelatihan Perikanan –...

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