2019- 2020 Indonesia Marine Fellows

2019- 2020 Indonesia Marine Fellows

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Marine Fellows at the Economic Tools course in Bali, Indonesia. Photo credit: Desta Pratama

CSF is proud to introduce our 2019-2020 Indonesia Marine Fellows. Over the next year, these 10 researchers will collect and analyze data to support sustainable fisheries and marine resource policy and management in Indonesia. Read on to learn about their individual projects and policy goals. Stay tuned for more news from the field as these projects develop.

Abdul Malik

State University of Makassar 

“Potential Assessment of Payment for Environmental Services: A case study in the mangrove area of West Sulawesi”

This project will assess the feasibility of implementing a payment for ecosystem services (PES) scheme in the mangroves of Mamuju Regency, West Sulawesi Province.

Adrian Damora

Syiah Kuala University

“Spatial Bioeconomics of Small-Scale Demersal Fisheries in the Regional Marine Conservation Areas in Bintan Regency”

This project will help achieve ecologically and economically sustainable demersal fisheries management in Bintan Regency.

Alin Halimatussah

University of Indonesia

“Designing a Fiscal Scheme to Promote Sustainable Fisheries Management in Indonesia”

This study will provide recommendations for policymakers on optimizing non-tax fisheries revenue and promoting sustainable fisheries management in Indonesia.

Andi Sagita

Generasi Maritim

“Multi-Actor Model for Marine Plastic Debris Management Policy in Indonesia”

This study will use the Matrix of Alliances and Conflicts: Tactics, Objectives and Recommendations (MACTOR) method to formulate a policy model for marine plastic debris management.

Diding Efendi

Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries

“Policy Impact Assessment of the Grouper and Snapper Fisheries Supply Chain and Small-scale Fisheries in Saleh Bay: An agent based modeling approach”

This project will evaluate the impact of various policy activities and programs that have been implemented in the context of the supply chain of small scale snapper and grouper fisheries in the Saleh Bay region.

Eva Anggraini

Bogor Agricultural University

“Impacts of Marine Litter on Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems: Economic and institutional analysis”

This project will assess the economic impacts of marine litter on fisheries and the marine tourism sector in the Belitung District, and formulate a strategy to cope with the consequences of marine litter.

Fery Kurniawan

Bogor Agricultural University

“Study of Institutions and Economic Performance in a New Marine Protected Area Supported Incentive Program in Tolitoli, Central Sulawesi”

This study will calculate the costs and benefits of a new marine protected area, supported by an incentive program,  in Central Sulawesi.

Permana Ari Soejarwo

MMAF Research Center for Marine & Fisheries Socio-economics

“The Economic Cost of a Natural Disaster on Marine Tourism in Indonesian Coastal Areas: The case of South Lampung Regency”

This study will provide information to policy makers to support mitigation, adaptation strategies, and integrated natural disaster management in the preparation for the post-tsunami Lampung Tourism Visionary Masterplan.

Putu Liza Mustika

Cetacean Sirenian Indonesia (CETASI)

“Dolphin-watching Tourism as an Alternative or Supplemental Livelihood for Marginalised Artisanal Fishers in Indonesia”

This project will explore whether dolphin-watching tourism can generate direct or indirect employment that provides a sustainable income equal or superior to a fisheries income.

Sri Fitriani Monoarfa

Bogor Agricultural University

“Economic Value of Whale Shark Tourism in Botubarani Village, Bone Bolango Regency”

This study will analyze the economic value of whale shark tourism as an input to policy making for the development and management of sustainable tourism in Botubarani Village.