[18] Ministry of Marine A ff airs and Fisheries, Ministerial Decree No. Some small-scale fishers testify that they need to travel farther than they used to only a few years … The maritime conservation area is expected to become a key instrument in fishery resources management and bring positive impact to the ecosystem as well as the coastal community's life, he said. Stock Status in Fisheries Management Area (WPP) Source: Ministerial Decree 50/2017 The best available data on stock status, total allowable catch (TAC), and utilization rate by the WPP (Fisheries Management Area) in Indonesia is based on Ministerial Decree 50/2017 (KEPMEN 50/2017). Indonesia is an archipelagic nation, with over 13,466 islands within the one of the largest exclusive economic zones in the world. Concerning Indonesian Fisheries Management Areas (FMA), Jakarta, 2010. Sunset in Teluk Mayalibit, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, one of the areas where fishers are becoming more involved in fisheries management. THE FISHERY MANAGEMENT AREA OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA (Regulation of the Minister of Marine and Fishery Number PER.02/MEN/2011, dated January 31, 2011) BY GRACE OF GOD THEALMIGHTY THE MINISTER OF MARINE AND FISHERY OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA Considering: a. that in order to follow up and implement the pro- This effort is making Indonesia’s small-scale fisheries more transparent, adaptable, and sustainable. To assess the fisheries management situation in Indonesia I interviewed at least 35 government officials at the national, provincial and district levels, plus 15 other people involved in fisheries during my two visits (September 10-15, and November 19-30, 2012). There are various problems regarding activities of tuna fisheries in this area, and now is the time to initiate an integrated management. The Sustainable Fisheries Management Plan for Fisheries Management Area (FMA) 716, Indonesia is an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Plan that has been developed through a collaborative and participatory multi-stakeholder process. The Kepmen KP No 47 Tahun 2016 estimated the potential capacity of all the fisheries in Indonesia’s FMAs, set a Total Allowable Catch (TAC) limit for each, and restricted catch to 50% TAC in an effort to sustainably manage these resources. From the moment seafood are caught by local Indonesian fishers to being served on our plates, almost 40% of them are lost and wasted due to poor fishery management… The Indonesian Fisheries’ Management of the Indian Ocean (FMA 573) has great tuna resources, especially yellowfin and bigeye. Raymond Jakub The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries' primary task is to marine affairs and fisheries in Indonesia; its functions are as follows: To develop, establish, and execute marine affairs and fisheries policies; Asset management within the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries; Supervision of execution of marine affairs and fisheries activity Indonesian Marine and Fisheries Socio-Economics Research Network ... First, an island territory, which consists of small islands and sea areas including coral reefs, must have a specific policy, planning and requirements, for development. Presently, Indonesia’s fisheries are over taxed and in decline in some areas and thus the time to address management and sustainability issues is now. The plan was developed and finalized through a …