20 Feb CTC and NGO Partners Launch New Project to Support MPAs and Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (OECMs) in Indonesia

On January 29- 30, 2024, a consortium of non-governmental organizations, consisting of WWF-Indonesia, Coral Triangle Center, Rare, Yayasan Pesisr Lestari (YPL), Rekam, and Konservasi Indonesia, kicked off a new project aimed to collaboratively to advance an ambitious MPA and OECM agenda in Indonesia, in partnership...

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27 Dec CTC and UNTL Sign MoU to Promote Sustainable Management of Marine and Coastal Resources in Timor-Leste’s Waters

Coral Triangle Center (CTC) was visited by three representatives from Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa’e (UNTL) Timor-Leste in early December 2023. The visit’s objective was to sign the Memoradum of Understanding (MoU) between CTC and UNTL in marine conservation and capacity building. The UNTL team was represented...

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18 Oct Empowering Women in Atauro Island MPA with Fish-Based Products Processing Training for Alternative Income

The Atauro Island MPA in Timor-Leste was established earlier this year with the support of CTC and local partners to promote the sustainability of marine resources and fish habitat in Timor-Leste. Encompassing 13,252 hectares, this marine protected area is rich in marine resources, making it...

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18 Oct Timor-Leste’s New Samba Sembilan Marine Protected Area: A Milestone in Marine Biodiversity Conservation

Timor-Leste has officially announced a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Liquiçá Municipality. Named after a local hero, the Samba Sembilan MPA was declared early this year and covers more than 8,000 hectares of Liquiçá’s waters and marine ecosystems. Since 2017, CTC has supported the...

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05 Jun CTC Renews Partnership Agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Timor-Leste

Coral Triangle Center (CTC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Timor-Leste has renewed its partnership by formally signing a five-year cooperative agreement that will be implemented from 2023 until 2028. The agreement demonstrates CTC’s long-term commitment to assist regional efforts to conserve the marine...

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