“Pejuang Laut” or Champions of the Sea is USAID SEA Project’s program, led by the Coral Triangle Center (CTC) to create demand for marine resources protection and sustainable fisheries management. It was launched at the commemoration of World Fisheries Day on 21 November.
Fish quality issues, especially at certain times of year, is prevalent across Indonesia. Poorly handled fish and high levels of histamine become the main cause of the fish quality decline. This condition has affected the fishers’ income because buyers refuse to accept lower quality fish or if they accept it, they will buy it atvery low price.
As part of the efforts to promote resilient livelihoods in coastal communities of North Maluku Province, the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced Project (USAID SEA) launched the Fair Trade (FT) and Fisheries program on 25 July 2017 in Ternate, North Maluku.
Maluku (15/11)-As an initial step to prepare the establishment of Marine Protected Area (MPA) network in Banda and Seram Seas, Maluku, the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project initiated the Rapid Ecological Assessment (REA) for marine mammals in the area. The survey conducted by CTC in partnership with APEX Environmental was designed to address the…