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FAO boss talks about the blue economy in Indonesia, here's what he said

Published Feb 6, 2024

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging Indonesian fisheries to embrace the blue economy concept, a sustainable economic model rooted in natural and local principles. Despite challenges due to its novelty and lack of awareness among Indonesian fishermen, the FAO has already achieved significant progress, including a $78.5 million disbursement from the Global Environment Facility for 13 projects in Indonesia and other Asia Pacific countries. The FAO is also implementing projects like building a fishway to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in inland fisheries practices.
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Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - The blue economy is predicted to be a solution to problems in marine and fisheries management, especially in Indonesia. However, this concept is still relatively new so it is difficult and a challenge to implement. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is pushing Indonesian fisheries towards a blue economy. There are several achievements that FAO has made in Indonesia and other Asia Pacific countries. One of them is the Global Environment Facility (GEF) which disbursed US$ 78.5 million for 13 projects in 16 countries including Indonesia. Much work has been carried out in managing the biodiversity of terrestrial and marine waters in Indonesia, some of which is quite large in partnership with the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) in ISLME (Regional project for sustainable management of Indonesia's large marine ecosystems) and IFISH (Conservation Project in Fisheries Land) "But how can it be realized? This is a challenge, ...
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