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Giant strides forward to improve fisheries management in Indonesia

By Megan Moews-Asher Let us begin with the “why”… At the request of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the NOAA Fisheries’ Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) team has been working with colleagues in Indonesia since 2011 to help … Continue reading

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Sulu-Sulawesi: A Seascape in the Heart of the Coral Triangle

By Supin Wongbusarakum It is an interesting challenge to contemplate future plans for a vast blue seascape, bright with corals and teeming with fish, under florescent lights in a carpeted hotel meeting room in Manado, Indonesia. The Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape is … Continue reading

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Science and technology innovations to promote sustainable fisheries in Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle

By Kelvin Gorospe Back in November 2013, Drs. Rusty Brainard and Kelvin Gorospe of PIFSC’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) along with colleagues from NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program and Office of Law Enforcement met with officials from USAID-Regional Development … Continue reading

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Course on an ecosystem approach and extension methods for fisheries management concludes in Thailand

By Supin Wongbusarakum The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) offered a regional training course called “Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) and Extension Methodologies” on Sept. 15–29, in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. Trainees from the majority of the member … Continue reading

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Indonesia engages in an ambitious effort to finalize ecosystem-based fisheries management plans nationwide

By Megan Moews-Asher Indonesia’s Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) in July 2013 tasked 13 select individuals across its numerous directorates, along with NGO, university, and contracting representatives, with development of a fisheries management plan (known as an “RPP” … Continue reading

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Indonesia moves toward an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

By Megan Moews In a concerted effort to reach high-level officials throughout the Coral Triangle region, NOAA has now led 2-day training workshops titled “Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management for Leaders, Executives and Decision-makers” (EAFM LEAD) in 4 of the … Continue reading

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