• The US Secretary of State John Kerry (center) inspect a ship’s catch at Benoa Harbor in Bali, with the Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Sharif Cicip Sutardjo (right) and IMACS grantee Aditya Utama of Anova Asia (left). Mr.Kerry stated, “the United States of America clearly recognizes the dependence of over 60 million Indonesian people to the marine and fishery sector”. IMACS and Anova are working hand in hand with MMAF to collect tuna data to better manage the fish resources. Photo by Fishing and Living Program.



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    Climate Change

    IMACS provide technical assistance and training to strengthen the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) capabilities to provide districts with the regulatory framework for climate change adaptation practices along the coast, track vulnerabilities and climate change impacts, and..
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    The management of Indonesian fisheries depend on building capacity for the future.

    IMACS is working with MMAF to develop training activities that enhance sustainable fisheries and improve coastal management regulation.

  • Generates income and promotes zero waste..


    MMAF and IMACS to support a project in East Lombok to collect waste and rotting fish to turn into feed pellets..




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    Sustainable Fisheries

    IMACS assist Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) in its goal of applying more sustainable fishing practices and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) as an effective approach for maintaining fish stocks...
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    Building relationships

    IMACS staff, local government fisheries officers and local fishermen work together to haul a net containing 800 kilograms of fish. The USAID IMACS project helps improve marine resource management in Indonesia.



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    SIZE CAN BE DECEIVING

    These little guys—two baby lobsters—represent potential big results for coastal families living on Bumbang Bay..
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  • Students enjoy learning about Sustainable Fisheries activities at our KONAS Booth.


     



    KONAS Exhibition

    Students enjoy learning about sustainable fisheries activities at our KONAS Booth.

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