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Indonesia fisheries industry is a vital source of livelihood for many coastal communities, contributing significantly to the nation’s economy and food security. However, the challenges faced by this industry are numerous, ranging from overfishing to inadequate compliance with international market standards. Addressing these challenges requires a concerted effort, Sahabat Laut Lestari are born to address a pivotal role in revolutionizing the way Indonesia’s fisheries operate by collaborating work with all the stakeholders, community participatory work and technology implementation approach.

Sahabat Laut Lestari stands as a beacon of hope for Indonesia’s fisheries industry. This fisheries improvement program, operating through the Fisheries and Community Work, has set out to achieve a noble goal – supporting the fisheries sector in aligning with both national and international market requirements and regulations. Additionally, the program places a special emphasis on engaging small-scale stakeholders within the supply chain, ensuring their active participation in the journey towards sustainable fisheries practices.

Portfolio Highlight: Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) Indonesia Nusa Tenggara Timur Day octopus

One standout achievement in Sahabat Laut Lestari’s portfolio is its collaboration with Meloy Fund and PT Agrita Best Seafood. This partnership has given rise to the development of the Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) Indonesia Nusa Tenggara Timur Day octopus – a project that encompasses diverse fishing methods, such as diver-caught, gleaning, hand gathering, handline, jig, and spear. Notably, this FIP received official recognition, being registered on Fishery Progress in June 2022.

FIP Community - SLL © sahabatlautlestari.comIn this initiative, Sahabat Laut Lestari assumes a crucial role as the field implementer, operating within the picturesque Desa Nanghale of Nusa Tenggara Timur. This role involves working closely with local communities, helping them adopt sustainable fishing practices while respecting the delicate balance of the marine ecosystem. By empowering these communities to be stewards of their own resources, Sahabat Laut Lestari is creating a ripple effect that extends beyond the program’s immediate scope.

Perahu Data as Data Collection Technology Tools

We believe that data plays a critical role in fisheries management, and even data on small scale fisheries are a challenging issue in Indonesia fisheries. Sahabat Laut Lestari concerns and develops data collection to provide reliable and useful fisheries data to establish an effective fisheries management.

Perahu Data - SLL © sahabatlautlestari.comSahabat Laut Lestari developed Perahu Data as a data collection technology tool that involves community participation in the implementation of data collection processes that provide data for stock assessment in the fisheries management system. This data use particularly to collect sample biological data that provide a picture of stock, biological and season of fishing. Data provided by Perahu Data is also used by all the stakeholders that are involved in the fisheries such as industry, fishers community, local supplier, academia and most importantly to support the government in the decision making process.

Unlocking Your Indonesia Fisheries

Sahabat Laut Lestari’s commitment to involving local communities is a hallmark of its approach. When you collaborate with the program, you’re not just receiving consultancy – you’re contributing to the empowerment of coastal communities. By adopting sustainable practices and involving local stakeholders, you create a positive ripple effect that strengthens social bonds and enhances the overall quality of life.

Are you ready to take your fisheries to the next level? Collaborating with Sahabat Laut Lestari is a step toward securing a more prosperous and sustainable future. To explore the possibilities of consultancy, partnership, or engagement, simply reach out to our team. Together, we can chart a course toward a thriving fisheries industry that benefits both your enterprise and the environment.

Inquire today and discover how Sahabat Laut Lestari can be your trusted consultant on the path to sustainable fisheries practices. Let’s work together to safeguard our oceans, uplift communities, and redefine the potential of Indonesia’s fisheries industry.

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