UGM researcher & lecturer develop technology to support seagrass mapping

Source: ANTARADate: April 13, 2022 Yogyakarta (ANTARA) - The Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Pramaditya Wicaksono has developed remote sensing data processing technology for accurate, effective and efficient seagrass beds. As quoted in a press statement r...

KNTI calls for accelerating, expanding mangrove ecosystem restoration

Source: ANTARADate: November 8, 2021.  Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Traditional Fishers Association (KNTI) has encouraged to expedite and expand policies pertaining to the restoration of mangrove ecosystems or forests in regions. "The KNTI itself has long pushed for the restoration of mang...

A mounting battle that starts at home

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: October 18, 2021. Both at home and abroad, plastic waste is a mounting problem that is not going to disappear on its own. The United Nations estimates that 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the ocean worldwide each year, with Indonesia contributing upward of 600,...

Indonesia looking to groom entrepreneurs for fisheries sector

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...

Indonesian fishers should be masters in their own country: KSP

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...

Measured fishing policy aims to balance ecology, economy: minister

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 ...

Indonesia assessing fish stock health to improve sustainable planning

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...