Source: New Straits TimesDate: September 20, 2021 THE INDONESIAN government hopes to groom 1,000 new entrepreneurs in the fisheries sector three years from now. This was revealed by Marine and Fisheries Product Competitiveness director general Artati Widiarti, according to the Antara news agency. Th...
Source: ANTARADate: September 14, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesian fishers should be masters in their own country and enjoy an improved standard of living and economic prosperity, Presidential Chief of Staff (KSP) Moeldoko has stressed. Moeldoko made the remarks while overseeing the signing of a m...
Source: ANTARADate: August 23, 2021  Jakarta (ANTARA) - Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono has said that the implementation of the measured fishing policy prepared by his administration could ensure a balance between the ecological and economic aspects of fishing. "The ...
Source: MongabayDate: August 4, 2021 Indonesia is evaluating the health of its marine fisheries in 11 fishing zones around the country. The assessment is expected to help policymakers create a more sustainable and better-planned marine capture fisheries model to be applied across the country's fishi...
Source: ANTARADate: 29 July 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) has targeted the National Fish Barn (LIN) Program to contribute Rp3.71 trillion each year to non-tax revenues (PNBP) owing to the vast potential in the fisheries sector. "If we (the KKP) implement the...
Source: MongabayDate: 22 July 2021 Indonesia is boosting its tuna-fishing fleet in the high seas, taking advantage of increased harvest quotas.The plan is part of a five-year sustainable tuna fisheries policy update to be issued by the Indonesian fisheries ministry by the end of August.In addition t...
Source: ANTARADate: July 14, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Global consumers are becoming more discerning about fishery products, including whether the fish are captured legally and ethically or not, Head of Indonesia Bachelor of Marine Science Association (Iskindo), Zulficar Mochtar, has said. "Buyers are...
Ocean has become the blood on Indonesian veins for centuries. There is even a children's song titled "Nenek Moyangku Seorang Pelaut", which translates directly into "My Ancestor was a Sailor". The blood has been ingrained since Javanese sailors arrived in China in 131 AD to the heyday of Srivijaya E...
Source: Eco Business Date: 23 June 2021The lives of coastal dwellers and the ocean are intricately linked. New conservation initiatives build on this relationship, encouraging communities to take ownership of marine reserves and look after the resources that sustain them. When Imanuel Mofu dove down...