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In search of Indonesia's emerging fisheries and marine economists: CSF & FPIK-IPB Marine Fellowship Program

CSF Marine Fellowship Program Indonesia

Photo credit: Jason Lai

The Marine Fellowship Program (MFP), a collaboration between Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) and the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences at Bogor Agricultural University (FPIK-IPB), will support six talented analysts in the field of fisheries and marine economics. The selected fellows will start their research in February 2017.

Marine Fellowship Finalists Announced

CSF Marine Fellowship Program

 

CSF Indonesia would like to thank all the applicants to the Marine Fellowship Program (MFP). We received many excellent applications, and are proud to announce the 18 finalists whose project titles are listed below:

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Value chain mapping results presented in Northern Brazil

On September 30th and 31st, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and CSF presented the first results of the “Sustainable Fisheries in the Amazon Coast Project" to our partners in São Luís, Brazil. Sixty representatives from government, universities, the private sector, civil society, associations, cooperatives, fishermen groups, trade unions, and the implementing partners attended the meeting.

CSF Encontro Parceiros São Luís Cadeias de ValorFernanda Alvarenga introducing CSF´s work.

A Trip to Salgado Paraense, the World’s Largest Continuous Mangrove

CSF GEF Mangues Pará
Scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber) in a mangrove tree

In May 2016, staff from the CSF Brazil team travelled to the Salgado Paraense region, located on the northern coast of the state of Pará.  Their goal was to collect important information as part of our project on the sustainability of mangrove ecosystems. This project seeks to sensitize the government and society to the benefits these ecosystems provide, and make recommendations about economic instruments that could be used to promote financial sustainability of protected areas.

Indonesia's 2016 Economic Tools for Marine Conservation

A little over one month ago, CSF completed its second Indonesian Economic Tools for Marine Conservation course hosted in Bali. Twenty-four Indonesian conservation professionals from nineteen institutions participated in the two-week course. Some of the institutions represented were the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Dept. of Environment and Forestry, University of Indonesia, TNC, WWF, as well as other national universities and NGOs and private consultants.

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