18 Nov Pokmaswas Training in the Banda Islands MPA Network

Pokmaswas is a community-based surveillance team which has been developed to assist local governments to control and manage marine and coastal ecosystems in Maluku Province. They play an important role in conducting resource use surveillance across the region, trained in the 3M principle: Listening (Mendengar),...

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01 Sep Building Local Capacity on Marine and Coastal Management Capacity in North Maluku

The Coral Triangle Center (CTC), with the support of USAID SEA Project, conducted a Resource Use Monitoring (RUM) and Community Based Marine and Fisheries Surveillance Group (Pokmaswas) training for Pokmaswas members in the Sula Islands Marine Protected Area (MPA), North Maluku, on 28 August –...

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22 Jul ICCB 2019: Presenting the Impact of Our Work on the International Stage

The CTC team made waves at the International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) held in Kuala Lumpur last month. Organized by the Society for Conservation Biology, the event brought together researchers, students, practitioners and educators to present and discuss their research, projects and challenges, as...

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26 Feb Introducing Marine Protected Area Community Surveillance Systems in Buano and Sula

CTC successfully conducted two information dissemination activities about the community surveillance systems (Sistem Pengawasan Berbasis Masyarakat/SISWASMAS) to the stakeholders in the proposed marine protected area (MPA) of Buano Island and the newly declared Sula Islands MPA in North Maluku. The activities were part of the...

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