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Eel Catch Sampling Survey in Indonesia

Under the project entitled "Development of stock assessment methods and strengthening management measures for tropical Anguillid eel resources in Southeast Asia," funded by JAIF in 2024, IFRDMD continued surveys in Poso, Central Sulawesi, and Palabuhan Ratu, West Java, in January to March. As a control measure for the continuing research for better data quality, monthly data of the eel capture at all phases (glass, elver, and yellow) and water quality measures are collected. Eel catch data was recorded by installing fishing…

A Survey of Inland Fisheries in South Sumatra Province

SEAFDEC/IFRDMD conducted an activity in the South Sumatra Province of Indonesia under the project entitled Management Scheme of Inland Fisheries in the Southeast Asia Region on 8 – 10 March 2024. The mission was led by the Deputy Chief, Mr. Tomohito Shimizu. The activity involved the Fisheries Extension Officers of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF). During the survey at Perjaya Dam, Martapura Sub-district, East OKU District, the team observed fish ladders. The Fisheries Extension Officers explained the…

PUBLIC LECTURE BY DR. MINA HORI AT IFRDMD

Dr. Mina Hori from Kochi University delivered a public lecture entitled: "Women in fisheries in Kochi, Japan" on December 27, 2023, at the IFRDMD Building in Palembang, Indonesia. More than 50 participants were in attendance, including fisheries faculty students from several universities in Indonesia, NGOs, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries staff, and IFRDMD. Dr. Mina shared her experience in fisheries socioeconomics, including small-scale fisheries, fish trade resource management, and fisheries policy. In her…

IFRDMD ORGANIZES 2023 JTF ANNUAL PROGRESS MEETING

On 27 December 2023, IFRDMD organized the 2023 Annual Progress Meeting on Securing the Sustainability of Fisheries to Contribute to Food Security, Poverty Alleviation, and Livelihood of People in the Region”. At the Meeting, the achievements of activities in one year, 2023, and plans for next year, 2024, under the projects entitled: Sustainable Utilization of Anguillid Eels in the Southeast Asia Region, and Management Scheme of Inland Fisheries in the Southeast Asian Region were presented. The projects were funded by the…