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Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) Capacity and Opportunities Assessment

Grant


Scheme


  • Conservation & Science

Abstract


  • Executive SummaryIndonesia is the world¿s second largest fish producers with an estimated fish catch of over 5.8 million tonnes in 2012 (FAO 2014). In these archipelagic waters lie some of the world¿s most significant coral reef systems, as recognised by the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI).Packard¿s Western Pacific program has identified Indonesian fisheries as having ¿a need for ¿¿institutional capacity building, economic analysis, and communication.¿ (The Packard Foundation¿s Western Pacific Strategic plan, document page 15). The Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong, Australia, specialises in providing educational services in the areas of marine law, governance, policy and management of marine resources and since 2010 have had a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with MMAF to assist with their capacity development. ANCORS has been in discussion with Packard WP to develop this three month high level framing study as Phase one to prepare the Packard Foundation¿s (the Foundation) partners and grantees for engaging with MMAF (Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries) on their capacity development needs.

Date/time Interval


  • 2014

Sponsor Award Id


  • #2014-40545

Local Award Id


  • 119083

Scheme


  • Conservation & Science

Abstract


  • Executive SummaryIndonesia is the world¿s second largest fish producers with an estimated fish catch of over 5.8 million tonnes in 2012 (FAO 2014). In these archipelagic waters lie some of the world¿s most significant coral reef systems, as recognised by the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI).Packard¿s Western Pacific program has identified Indonesian fisheries as having ¿a need for ¿¿institutional capacity building, economic analysis, and communication.¿ (The Packard Foundation¿s Western Pacific Strategic plan, document page 15). The Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong, Australia, specialises in providing educational services in the areas of marine law, governance, policy and management of marine resources and since 2010 have had a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with MMAF to assist with their capacity development. ANCORS has been in discussion with Packard WP to develop this three month high level framing study as Phase one to prepare the Packard Foundation¿s (the Foundation) partners and grantees for engaging with MMAF (Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries) on their capacity development needs.

Date/time Interval


  • 2014

Sponsor Award Id


  • #2014-40545

Local Award Id


  • 119083