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Community development program for farmers and fishermen of Atauro Island

Community development program for farmers and fishermen of Atauro Island

first interim report Indonesia 9102

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Published by Institute of Community Service, Satya Wacana Christian University in Salatiga .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsupported by Hunger Program Presbyterian Church, USA and the World Council of Churches.
ContributionsUniversitas/I.K.I.P. Kristen Satya Wacana. Institute of Community Service.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2001/00660 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination25, xii leaves (some folded), 19 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6813375M
LC Control Number00281444

  This past weekend I went to Atauro Island with some friends. Its a quick hr boat ride away from the hustle and bustle of Dili. After an incredibly relaxing and lazy Saturday reading (I read an entire book in a hammock) and swimming, we decided Sunday would be filled with a bit more purpose. means it’s official. Federal government websites always use domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

Community economic development strategies are already changing to reflect knowledge-based approaches to economic development. As large companies and branch plants leave rural areas and move overseas for cheaper labor, communities are beginning to concentrate on improving the quality of .   Most have attended educational programs and want to learn more about the work we do. This effort has aided in bringing the OSU Extension Clermont County blog site to nearly subscribers. Through the Agriculture in the Community poster program, we were able to collaborate in educating the public on agriculture and their community.

Atauro Island is an easy day trip from Dili and if you're looking for glorious beaches and coral reefs but don't have much time, skip over to Atauro for a day of relaxation. In addition to diving or trekking around the hills, Atauro is a birdwatcher's paradise, with some 20 species, a far cry from its original use as a prison by the Portuguese.   The journey was short, less than one and a half hours, on our Air North flight. We stayed just one night in Dili, then hopped on a speedboat to Atauro Island. Atauro Island lies 24km north of Dili. Although the island is 23km long and 9km wide, there is only 12km of road. islanders are mainly subsistence farmers and fishermen.


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Community development program for farmers and fishermen of Atauro Island Download PDF EPUB FB2

SPC/DevFish2 liaised with WorldFish and identified Atauro Island. Atauro Island had a local marine management area (MMA) program supported by the local community and the local eco-resort -Barry’s Place. This location was focussing on traditional governance systems (‘tara bandu’) with. Atauro Island.

The neighbouring island of Timor-Leste’s mainland is occupied by 10, people, most of whom are artisanal fishers and subsistence farmers. Biodiversity surveys have documented the highest average number of reef fish, whales, dolphins, and fossilized corals, making it an ideal site for sustainable tourism.

Ataúro Island is located 35km away from Dili, the capital of Timor Leste, and is populated by approximat inhabitants. Unemployment among the island dwellers is high, with the main work being subsistence farming and fishing.

However, of recent years, there is a thriving SSE community on the island, including. The precentage of species type of captured fishes by fishermen of Liquica and Atauro.

Total catch per trip. Based on interviews with fishermen Liquica, the average catch of fish reached as. Atauro Island. Arrive in bustling Dili and spend the evening getting to know your group, before travelling to the idyllic island of Atauro, home to the Boneca doll factory a social enterprise of the local women’s co-operative.

Stay at Barry’s Eco-lodge run by our local in-country coordinator. fishery-dependent in the country, and the nu mber of full-time fishers on Atauro Island is noted as b eing particularly high (e.g. Abery ). Surprising ly, in this survey, no households in Dili.

development pockets based on a combination of bio-physical, social and economic factors. There is high potential for freshwater aquaculture development in Timor-Leste, but the total area suitable for its development varies according to the resource base and socio-economic context across districts.

Importantly, the team unanimously identified Atauro Island as the top priority area for further MPA development due to its extremely high biodiversity and highly strategic oceanographic setting in the center of the Ombai Strait (bathing these reefs with strong currents and frequent cool upwellings and thus affording it both outstanding.

Both small-scale coastal fishers and inland fishers supplement the income derived from agricultural activities by fishing, or, in inland communities, by backyard fish farming.

Notwithstanding the government efforts to regulate the sector through licensing and technical support to fishers and fish farmers, the sector remains largely unregulated.

The project is helping fishers and farmers in the districts of Atauro and Batugade identify ways to adapt to a changing climate. Residents of Atauro and Batugade are predominantly coastal people, and their fishing and farming activities are sensitive to even small changes in climate.

Friends of Atauro. likes 12 talking about this. Indigo Shire Atauro Island Friendship Committee. The village is home to mostly fishermen, salt farmers and their families. Tourism is low compared to the more populated southern region. In the past, cyanide fishing and reef bombing devastated the coral reef and fish populations, affecting the livelihoods of the entire region.

World Fish, the international agriculture research body, has a tilapia fish farm project inland, and supports a local initiative to save coral reefs off Atauro Island. is a crowd-sourced platform focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE).

In Junewhen I I dropped out of a Ph.D. program at the University of California, Berkeley, and, heeding the back-to-the-land siren song, moved to a rural commune in Mendocino County.

Table Mountain Ranch was a breathtakingly beautiful, acre former dude ranch located at the end of a poorly maintained, 2-mile dirt road.

Recent Actions on Rural Economic and Community Development. Local and Regional Food Systems. Comment: Support for Local Food Farm Bill Programs Builds in the House, September ; LAMP Promises to Brighten Future for Family Farmers, August ; Release: Local Farms Act Will Make Farm to Work Investments in American Communities, October   Timor-Leste lies at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago and the northern edge of the Arafura Timor Sea ().Timor-Leste is situated within the most marine biodiverse region in the world: the Coral study concentrates on those communities on Atauro Island, some 26 km north of the nation's capital, Dili, and at the intersection of the deep oceanic straights of Wetar and Ombai.

Around 10 people, mostly subsistence fishers and farmers live on our Island in small towns and villages linked by dirt road and walking track. Small wooden outriggers used for transport and.

Here on Ataúro island, the men are fishermen, each day they go to catch fish, but if the fish eat the plastic, they will die or maybe we will eat the plastic from the fish which can make us sick.

So this is a big problem for the ocean, for our fishermen, for seaweed farmers, for all our community. On Friday Ap the community of Adara on Atauro Island will formally launch new rules that are designed to ensure sustainability of the local reef and fisheries, and support local livelihoods. Adara has traditionally relied heavily on fisheries for both food and income, with men and women actively involved in many types of fishing.

Mantanani Island, located 30km northwest of Sabah, has a population of locals and 22 resorts. The main industries are fisheries and increasingly tourism.

As there are no cars or transport on the small tropical island, waste materials are either burnt, thrown directly into the sea or left on the beaches for the free-roaming cattle to eat.On Atauro (located 36 km north of Dili), the trade winds bring debris, mainly plastics, onto the shores of the island each year, much of it coming from Australia.

In the ocean, plastic cups break up into smaller pieces that are mistaken for food by fish and other marine species, so the plastic enters the food chain, and impacts the health of.Where we work FISH pursues an integrated body of research in six focal countries.

Three are in Asia (Bangladesh, Cambodia and Myanmar) and three are in Africa (Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia).In addition, the program focuses on Egypt as a research hub and training center for our aquaculture capacity development in Africa, and Solomon Islands as a hub for our learning networks on small .