The Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia signed in mid-October 2019 a new and comprehensive ministerial regulation on the implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA)
The Banda Islands in Maluku Tengah District, located in a remote oceanic archipelago situated in the Banda Sea, Eastern Indonesia. The islands comprise of 11 small islands and one atoll, of which only seven islands are inhabited.
At last month’s Marine and Fisheries Business and Investment Forum in Jakarta, USAID SEA pointed up the incentives that Indonesian fishers and fishery businesses can receive for participating in the Fair Trade system. MDPI is USAID SEA’s main implementing partner for its Fair Trade program, which is focused on creating incentives
USAID SEA carried out last month a training specifically tailored to participants of its local advocacy initiative called “Pejuang Laut,” or Sea Champions, Program. The training combined BCC techniques and used a simple, easy-to-understand language that resulted in highly interactive sessions.