22 Jun Hands-on Learning for Timor-Leste Officials on MPA Management

CTC conducted a short course and field learning activities on MPA Establishment and Management for Timor-Leste officials on June 20-22, 2017 in Bali.   The short course was specifically tailored for participants to better learn basic fisheries population dynamics, basic principles in designing zoning and...

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11 Apr CTC Strengthens Local Capacity to Manage New Marine Protected Areas in North Maluku

CTC and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) held a Basic Training for Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management in Morotai in North Maluku on April 11-17, 2017 as part of its implementation of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project. The training had 17 participants coming...

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29 Mar CTC Hosts Learning Visit for High Level Officials from Bangladesh

Coral Triangle Center hosted high-level government officials from Bangladesh on March 29-30, 2017 for a learning visit at our office in Sanur, Bali and a one-day field learning trip to Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (MPA). The delegation included Honorable Narayan Chandra Chanda, Minister of Fisheries and...

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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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13 Mar CTC Stakeholder Consultation for Marine Protected Area Management and Capacity Building Support in Timor-Leste

CTC traveled to Dili, Timor-Leste in February 2017 to conduct preliminary stakeholder consultation for a new three-year project that will support the establishment of Atauro Island as a new marine protected area. During the stakeholders meeting, CTC met with government officials as well as local non-government...

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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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