In 2013, the Coral Triangle Initiative Seascape Working Group identified Lesser Sunda as Indonesia’s top conservation priority.  In the face of increasing interest by the Indonesian government to promote short-sea shipping in Indonesia, TNC and the Institut Teknologi Bandung recognized an opportunity to engage the government in an MSP process as a way of pre-empting conflicts between increased maritime transportation, fisheries, and natural resource management.

Fact Sheets and Project Links

Perdanahardja, G., Lionata, H. 2017. Nine Years In Lesser Sunda. Indonesia: The Nature Conservancy, Indonesia Coasts and Oceans Program.

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