Marine & Coastal

From supporting the effective management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), to developing seascape wide
fishery management interventions; SSIC consultants have supported government agencies,
non-governmental organizations and businesses around the world to promote the sustainable use of
ocean and coastal resources, safeguard the critical ecosystem services they provide,
and advance the conservation of marine biodiversity.

Developing Sustainable Domestic Seafood Supply Chains.
Indonesia
MDPI
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Undertaking national-level analyses of seafood supply chains and assessing current demand for sustainable product to support MDPI’s sustainable domestic seafood sourcing project. Initiative aims to link responsible small-scale fishers with high-end domestic seafood buyers in a bid to improve sustainability and profitability. Assignment included developing design options for new sustainable domestic sourcing, and developing industry networks with stakeholders demonstrating clear commitments to sustainability.

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Reporting And Communications Support, Sea Project.
Indonesia
TETRA TECH
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Providing support to the USAID Sustainable Ecosystem Advanced (SEA) Project to ensure efficient and targeted report writing, and to fulfill the Project’s regular reporting contract requirements. Assignment involves assisting with writing, editing, and overseeing report production including the bi-annual newsletter “Talking SEA”.

On-Going
Fisheries & Coastal Management Specialist Support For World Bank Project Supervision: South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance And Shared Growth Program (swiofish).
Tanzania
WORLD BANK GROUP
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Providing technical support to World Bank and Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries, Tanzania through participation in six-monthly supervision missions to evaluate progress and recommend improvements. Technical areas include national governance framework & legislation; priority fisheries research; establishing fisheries information system (FIS); fisheries management planning; fisheries co-management; monitoring control & surveillance; blast-fishing; value addition; fisheries sector infrastructure. (US$36 M program)

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Fisheries & Coastal Management Specialist Support: World Bank Supervision Team For Kenya Marine Fisheries and Socio-Economic Development Project (KEMFSED).
Kenya
WORLD BANK GROUP
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Providing technical support to World Bank and Ministry of Fisheries Development, Kenya on project oversight and implementation; strategic & annual planning; monitoring & evaluation; quality control of documentation including consultant ToRs, technical reports, workplans etc. Participation in 6-monthly supervision missions to evaluate progress and recommend improvements. Technical areas include fisheries co-management; mariculture livelihoods; national governance framework & legislation; monitoring, control & surveillance; stock assessment and fisheries management planning. (US$ 40M program).

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Marine Program Strategic Planning And Fundraising.
Indonesia
WCS
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Developing program strategies and funding proposals to support the marine program of WCS-Indonesia. Developing fisheries and marine protected area (MPA) strategies and field activities; MEL approaches for, and direct engagement with donors to finalise funding applications. Assignment resulted in WCS’s program attracting new funding agreements from two philanthropic donors and one bilateral partner, totaling more than $2million USD.

2018
Training For Successful Implementation Of Inter-Governmental Events: Coral Triangle Initiative, Regional Secretariat.
Indonesia
USDOI-ITAP, CTI-CFF RS
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Designing, developing and implementing event planning training for staff and associates of the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) Regional Secretariat in Manado, Indonesia. Training focused particularly on the wide-ranging planning tasks required to successfully implement large-scale inter-governmental events hosted under the six nation CTI-CFF framework.

2018
Facilitating And Advising Innovative Marine Permaculture And Climate Resilience Trials.
Indonesia
CLIMATE FOUNDATION
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Facilitating innovative permaculture trial operations that promote both climate resilience of coral reef systems and seaweed aquaculture opportunities for local communities.

2018
Production of A ‘State of the Sea’ Publication on Marine Resource Management.
Indonesia
TETRA TECH
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Lead authoring and providing full suite production of The State of the Sea publication. Implemented by a seven-person SSIC team, roles included research, writing, editing, translation, all graphics production and map production, right through to design and layout for print-ready publication. The State of the Sea publication is in three volumes, and ‘tells the story’ of the current status of marine and coastal management in Indonesia: from the National to Local level. It is an output of the USAID Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project that supports the Government of Indonesia (GOI) to improve the governance of fisheries and marine resources and to conserve biological diversity at local, district, provincial, and national levels. [Launch scheduled for end of October 2018 at the Our Ocean Conference. Link to e-books will be provided soon].

2018
Documenting Lessons Learned in The Development of Tha Raja Ampat MPA Nertwork Management Unit With ‘Public Service Agency’ Status.
Indonesia
STARLING RESOURCE
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Examining the processes of strengthening the Raja Ampat MPA network management unit through the lens of support organization Starling Resources. This assignment reviewed all steps undertaken in supporting this ‘first of its kind’ quasi-governmental organization in Indonesia, in terms of legal and regulatory establishment, staffing, capacity building, budgeting and financial management and administrative implementation. Assessment explored the potential for replication of the approach and captured lessons learned for wider practitioners.

2017
Developing A Case Study For Cenderawasih National Park, Papua.
Indonesia
WWF - I
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As part of a series of case studies related to WWF supported marine initiatives across the Coral Triangle region, this case study development involved a thorough review of support activities implemented to date, and assessment of challenges, achievements and lessons learned.

2017
DEVELOPING A COMMUNICATIONS PLAN FOR THE USAID SUPPORTED ‘SEA’ INITIATIVE.
Indonesia
TETRA TECH
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The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project is a five-year program that supports the Government of Indonesia to conserve biological diversity and improve the governance of marine resources at local, district, provincial and national levels. The communications plan will support this multi-partner initiative through the development of (i) an internal communications strategy (to ensure systematic coordination and communication processes within and between SEA project staff and primary sub-contractors); and (ii) an external communications framework to promote behavior change and adoption of sustainable management measures through the use of best practice approaches for identifying key target audiences, developing messaging utilizing baseline knowledge, skills, attitude and behavior assessments and strategic development of tailored communication techniques.

2017
Strategic Planning For Resource Mobilisation.
Indonesia
UNDP
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Developing a strategy and action plan for resource mobilization for biodiversity; covering terrestrial and marine biodiversity, and reviewing policy and institutional frameworks for biodiversity management. Assignment under the United Nations Development Programme

2016
Supporting Small-Scale Fisheries Initiative.
Indonesia
RIEL, CDU, MURDOCH
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Providing research support, case study preparation and report production support assessing the benefits to households of sustainable fishery management, the roles of women, and opportunities for improving livelihoods.Program implemented by the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL), Charles Darwin University & Murdoch University, Australia.

2016
Analysis of Enabling Environments and Management Systems for Fisheries & Aquaculture.
Indonesia
OECD
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Analyzing Indonesia’s enabling environment and management systems for fisheries and aquaculture set against reference to best practices identified by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

2016
Development Of A Monitoring, Evaluation And Learning (MEL) Framework For The Coral Triangle Center.
Indonesia
CTC
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Desk-based research of latest theories and best practice approaches to undertaking Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) for programmatic capacity building related activities and institutional resilience assessments. Development of an associated organizational MEL framework for the Coral Triangle Center.

2016
Review Of MPA Related Capacity Building Needs And Providers Across The Six Nations Of The Coral Triangle.
Coral Triangle Six Nations
CTC, CTI-CFF RS
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Assessment conducted through desk-based research, partner interviews and online surveys with government agencies, universities and NGO technical partners throughout the region (Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste). Capacity assessment conducted under the Coral Triangle Center (CTC) in support of the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) Regional Secretariat. Review tailored for the 12th Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the inter-governmental CTI-CFF. Largest capacity building assessment conducted to date in the region to support the implementation of the CTI-CFF Regional Plan of Action (RPoA), Goal #3, ‘Marine Protected Areas established and effectively managed’.

2016
Development Of A Six-nation Sustainable Marine Tourism Task Force In The Coral Triangle.
Coral Triangle Six Nations
CTC
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Providing support to the Coral Triangle Center (CTC) and CTI-CFF National Coordinating Committee (NCC) of the Government of Indonesia, Drafting, developing and gathering wide stakeholder input into the design of a six-nation Task Force to promote Sustainable Tourism in the Coral Triangle (Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste) as per the directive of the 11th Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) under the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI). Development of Task Force Terms of Reference, priority objectives and two-year roadmap for submission to the inter-governmental Senior Officials Meeting (SOM).

2016
Facilitation Of A South & Southeast Asia Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) Workshop.
Indonesia
SCALING BLUE LLC & CTC
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Providing lead facilitation, agenda design and associated materials production for the first Southeast Asia Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) Workshop, exploring the outcomes of the 2016 ‘Global Landscape Review of FIPs’ and promoting cross-nation sharing of lessons learned and collaboration. In support of Scaling Blue LLC  and the Coral Triangle Center.

2016
Pilot Project Development For The Blue Swimming Crab Fishery.
Indonesia
T4CI, CCIF & STARLING RESOURCES
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Project management and coordination support to the Ministry of Marine Affairs & Fisheries (MMAF) in Indonesia for the Blue Swimming Crab Sustainable Fishery Initiative (BSC-SFI); pilot site development. Under the Trust for Conservation Innovation (T4CI), Conservation, Community Investment Forum (CCIF) and Starling Resources.

2016
Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management Plan Production.
Zanzibar, Tanzania
CHICOP
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Stakeholder engagement, collaborative strategic planning and production of a ten year management plan (2016-2026) for the Chumbe Island Marine Protected Area in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

2016
Marine Programme Website Content Development.
Indonesia
CTC
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Design and development of website content for local Indonesian conservation organization, the Coral Triangle Center, working in capacity building for marine and coastal management.

2016
Preparation Of Funding Proposal To Eu – Indian Ocean Commission.
Tanzania
WWF Tanzania
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Preparation of funding proposal for mobile handset-based monitoring of blast-fishing and facilitating community enforcement initiatives in 10 coastal communities in Tanzania. Assignment on behalf of the World Wildlife Fund, Tanzania

2016
Preparation Of A Proposal For A Multi-stakeholder Advocacy Campaign Aginst Blast-fishing.
Tanzania
HAT
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Preparation of a project proposal on behalf of Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) for submission to BEST AC for a private sector-led multi-stakeholder advocacy campaign with a goal of reducing the threat that dynamite fishing poses to the coastal tourism industry in mainland Tanzania. Involved desk research; consultations with donor and various stakeholders; proposal writing.

2016
Mid-term Evaluation Of Global Ecosphere Retreat (GER) Chumbe.
Zanzibar, Tanzania
LONG RUN
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Participation in 2-person mid-term evaluation team to assess progress of Chumbe Island Coral Sanctuary, Zanzibar against Global Ecosphere Retreat standards of the Long Run Initiative (Zeitz Foundation, Nairobi). Included physical inspections and interviews of staff and stakeholders; provision of expert input on conservation and community elements of the standards; report preparation.

2016
Lead Author And Workshop Organizer, Marine Ecosystems Regional Report: ‘marine Conservation Priorities In The Coral Triangle’.
Coral Triangle Six Nations
WCS
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Led development and writing of marine report “Marine Conservation Priorities in the Coral Triangle,” to guide the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation (DEVCO)’s strategic approach to wildlife conservation in Asia.  Document review and consultations and formal interviews with a variety of experts. Supervised subcontractors.  Organized and facilitated consultation workshop,” for ~25 participants from government, academia, NGOs, etc.in CT 6 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste), prior to the International Coral Reef Symposium (for WCS). Undertaken under Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)  on behalf of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation (DEVCO)

2016
Communication Coordination For Marine Protected Areas.
USA
WWF & LUC HOFFMAN INST
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Coordinating communication strategy and product development, including infographic and website update, for the initiative “Solving the Mystery of Marine Protected Area Performance”.  Delivering key messages to decision-makers and key audiences at the World Conservation Congress, in support of implementing policies that promote the long-term sustainability of marine resources.  The initiative has several approaches, including 1) a global synthesis (SESYNC/LHI) and 2) the evaluation of social and ecological impacts of MPAs in Indonesia (a multi-NGO collaboration led by WWF-US).

2016
Fisheries Specialist Support For World Bank Project Preparation: South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance And Shared Growth Program (SWIOFISH).
Tanzania
WORLD BANK GROUP
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Providing technical support to World Bank and Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries, Tanzania on project preparation, oversight and implementation; strategic planning; monitoring & evaluation; quality control of documentation including consultant ToRs, technical reports, workplans etc. Technical areas include national governance framework & legislation; priority fisheries research; establishing fisheries information system (FIS); fisheries management planning; fisheries co-management; monitoring control & surveillance; blast-fishing; value addition; fisheries sector infrastructure.

2015
Analysis Of Thematic Messaging For Exhibition Design: Coral Triangle Center Regional Hub.
Indonesia
CTC
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Analysis of thematic messaging, learning objectives and exhibit design for Bali based marine conservation exhibition center under development: Coral Triangle Center (CTC).

2015
Five-year Strategic Plan Development For Sustainable Fisheries.
Indonesia
WCS
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Support to the design, development and production of a five year strategic plan for sustainable fisheries management in Indonesia. Plan focused on the target fisheries of snapper & grouper, sea cucumber, blue swimming crab and sharks & rays, across four provinces in Indonesia (West Nusa Tenggara, North Maluku, Central Java and Aceh). Assignment in support of the Wildlife Conservation Society, Indonesia.

2015
4th Coral Triangle Regional Business Forum, Event Design, Development & Implementation.
Coral Triangle Six Nations
USDOI-ITAP & CTC
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Event design, development, planning and implementation for the 2015 Regional Business Forum on Sustainable Marine Tourism for Coral Triangle nations (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Solomon Islands). This event brought together senior government officials, leading private sector tourism representatives and a range of support NGOs and institutions to (i) identify and promote best practices for responsible marine and coastal tourism; (ii) identify and promote the enabling conditions required to support private sector leadership and engagement in sustainable and responsible marine and coastal tourism in the Coral Triangle, and (iii) explore the branding and marketing of the Coral Triangle as a global sustainable tourism destination. The event included: , an investment forum; a buyer-sellers market; a Coral Triangle Marine Tourism Expo; three high level Roundtables; a Womens Leaders Forum Roundtable;  a two-day six-nation conference; and a CTI Maritime Local Government Network (LGN) Executive Committee Meeting. Assignment conducted under the United States Department of Interior, International Technical Assistance Program (US-DOI-ITAP) and the Coral Triangle Center (CTC), Indonesia.

2015
Collaborative Monitoring, Evaluation And Learning (MEL) Approaches To Community-based Natural Resource Management.
Global
WWF
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Supporting a multi-NGO (World Wildlife Fund-US, Conservation International, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Rare) contract from MACargill Foundation, Collaborative Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Approaches to Community-Based Natural Resource Management. Provided advice and facilitation support for team calls and working group meetings. Contributed to development and writing of strategy and implementation plan, in particular researching organizational structures and collaboration mechanisms needed to support collaborative MEL (e.g., leadership structure, decision-making arrangements, participation criteria).  Evaluated the relative merits of each approach and developed scenarios and recommendations, in collaboration with key partners.

2015
Exhibition Design Support: Coral Triangle Center Regional Hub.
Indonesia
CTC
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Design, development and collation of visitor exhibits, interactive learning tools and information materials for the Coral Triangle Regional learning hub – Coral Triangle Center (CTC) – for marine & coastal management

2015
Socio Economic, Livelihoods and Gender Consultant.
Indonesia & Timor-Leste
FAO
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Assessing the socio economic, livelihoods and gender aspects for program planning for large-scale Marine Ecosystem management initiative in Indonesia and Timor Leste that will be funded by GEF; through the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional office in Bangkok.

2015
Five-year Strategic Plan Development For The Coral Triangle Center.
Indonesia
CTC
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Evaluation of the Coral Triangle Centers (CTC) strategic plan to date (2011-2014) through partner & stakeholder consultation. Facilitation and development of new Five year Strategy (2015-2019): For Indonesia, Malaysia, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands (CTC)

2015
Sustainable Commodity Assessment.
Indonesia
TNC
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Assessing the marine-life culture (seaweed, mud crab and sea cucumber farming) practices and other feasible marine related commodities to be developed under this project in Rotendao. Preparing a strategy and action plan for implementing the most feasible commodity market approaches, and provide recommendations for other sustainable uses of marine resources in Rotendao. Assignment in support of The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Indonesia

2015
Proposal Writing & Fundraising.
Indonesia
CTC
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Proposal & fundraising development capacity building and support to the Coral Triangle Center (CTC), Indonesia

2015
Developing Best Practice Approaches For Sustainable Supply Chains Of Marine Aquarium Fish In Bali.
Indonesia
T4CI
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Designing and implementing field research under the Trust for Conservation Innovation (T4CI) to determine strategies to improve profit and sustainability of aquarium fishing through use of grow-out cages, underwater and floating mariculture techniques.

2015
Preparation Of Five Year Country Strategy For WWF Tanzania Program.
Tanzania
WWF Tanzania
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Facilitating the development of a five-year strategic plan in association with six programmatic teams from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Tanzania Country Office. Included: country situation analysis; preparation of strategic objectives, conceptual models, theories of change and implementation strategies for six programs; preparation of detailed monitoring & evaluation plan; partnership strategy and business plan.

2015
Blue Solutions National Training Event On Marine Protected Area Governance.
Indonesia
MMAF, IUCN, CTC
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Overall design & coordination support to the development & implementation of the 2014 Marine Protected Area International Training Event, for Indonesia and Timor-Leste focused on MPA Governance. With ~ 100 participants the event focused on: promoting the Blue Economy in MPAs; MPA capacity building needs, and effective governance structures for MPAs. Assignment in support of the Ministry of Marine Affairs & Fisheries, Indonesia; Coral Triangle Center; International Union for the Conservation of Nature Blue Solutions Program.

2014
Near Coast Habitat Mapping And Spatial Accounting.
Papua New Guinea
PNG FISHERIES AUTH
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Created and compiled spatial database from various sources and using a range of collection methods for the Papua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority. Performed spatial accounting exercise on habitat for specific species.

2014
Training Program, Course Curricula And Training Prospectus Development.
Indonesia
CTC
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Strategic assessment of existing curricula, design of new training curricula and associated course prospectus production for MPA training program; Coral Triangle Center (CTC), in Indonesia

2014
Marine Protected Area Capacity Building Assessment: Meeting The Competency Needs For MPAS.
Indonesia
MMAF, IUCN, CTC
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Collation of all MPA related training information from government agencies and NGO technical partners throughout Indonesia. Evaluation of capacity provisions again competency needs identified by the human resource department of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (BBPSDM, MMAF) of Indonesia. Two-part assessment produced: Part 1 – analysis of existing competency needs and providers, gaps to address and recommendations for strengthening MPA related capacity in-country; Part 2 – compendium (catalogue) of all available training related courses currently available in-country. Assignment in support of the Ministry of Marine Affairs & Fisheries, Indonesia; Coral Triangle Center; International Union for the Conservation of Nature Blue Solutions Program.

2014
Incorporating Considerations Of Natural Capital And Ecosystem Services Into The Rule Of Law.
Philippines
ADB
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Provided marine representation for the Second Asian Judges Symposium on Environment (Natural Capital, the Rule of Law, and Environmental Justice), Manila, Philippines. Focused at Supreme Court Judges from across Asia, this initiative provided training and guidance for legal consideration for incorporating considerations of natural capital loss and the externalities of ecosystem services when undertaking legal rule processes with regards to exploitative and extractive industries.

2014
Evaluation & Development Of Lessons Learned From Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area.
Indonesia
CTC
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Assessment of MPA design, development and implementation stages (2008-2014) and production of a ‘Lessons Learned’ document on behalf of the Coral Triangle Center (CTC). Nusa Penida is one of the highest ranked MPAs in the country for effective management.Assessment involved extensive interviews and communications with MPA management and associated stakeholders, and the report was designed for dissemination amongst wider district managed MPAs across the country experiencing similar challenges. Included clear and practicable solutions-based experiential testimonies.

2014
Marine Rapid Assessment For Banda Islands: Collation & Editing.
Indonesia
CTC
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Reviewed and full copy-edited the results of the Marine Rapid Assessment conducted in the Banda Islands, Maluku province, Indonesia on behalf of the Coral Triangle Center (CTC). Findings provided the basis for a network of MPAs to be established (in progress) and included considerable data analysis, both bio-physical and socio-economic.

2014
Impact Assessment For LWR Supported Coastal Resource Management Projects.
Philippines
LWR
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Impact assessment covered the period of 2001 – 2014 and reviewed all coastal resource management projects supported by Lutheran World Relief (Philippines) in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur implemented through this period. The assessment included a household survey and qualitative data gathering to document achievements and lessons learned in the areas of: women empowerment, enterprise development, coastal resource management, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and to a lesser extent emergency responses.

2014
Researching Privileged Access / User Rights In Fisheries.
Indonesia
RARE
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Undertook research into existing legal and social mechanisms that both support and challenge privileged access / user rights in fisheries in Indonesia. Assignment in support of Rare.

2014
National Fisheries Platform Development: Global Sustainable Supply Chains For Marine Commodities (tuna, Blue Swimming Crab And Snapper).
Indonesia
UNDP
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Compiling and collating all relevant information for national fisheries platform consideration as part of the development of a PPG to be submitted to GEF. Drafting the project document at the national level and conducting meetings with all relevant stakeholders. Assignment in support of the United Nations Development Programme.

2014
Participatory Value Chain Analysis And Development Plan For Selected Agro-food (seaweed).
Indonesia
UN-ILO
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Developing the framework for an action plan for development of the seaweed sector in the region, and delivering value chain assessment training to key stakeholders in Nusa Tenggara Timur. Assignment on behalf of the UN-International Labour Organization (ILO).

2014
Capacity Building And Learning Network Development.
Indonesia
CTC
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Delivering government focused training on a range of issues surrounding Marine Protected Area management, and maintaining effective learning networks for continued distance learning. Assignment in support of the Coral Triangle Center (CTC).

2014
Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Marine Protected Area And Fisheries Management.
Indonesia
WWF
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Reviewing the status of MPA effectiveness using standardized management rating system. Assignment in support of the World Wildlife Fund, Indonesia.

2014
Review Of Marine Protected Areas In Tanzania: Contribution To A Study Of Protected Area Governance In Africa.
Tanzania
IUCN
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Desk-based review to update Tanzania marine protected area information in the UNEP-WCMC database and preparation of two governance case studies contrasting private sector MPA management with central government model. Assignment in support of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

2014
Education And Training Specialist Support, Flores.
Indonesia
MANTAWATCH
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Designing and implementing education training packages for Indonesian university students within the framework of a manta ray conservation science internship program. Intern management and mentoring in data collection and collation and science communications. Documentation of training processes, report preparation. Assignment in support of MantaWatch.

2013
Value Analysis Of Seaweed Commodities.
Indonesia
UN-ILO
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Desk-based study of the value chain Analysis of seaweed commodities in Sumba Timur and Kupang Districts, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia. Assignment on behalf of the UN-International Labour Organization (ILO)

2013
Assessing Lesson Learned Of Savu Sea National Marine Park.
Indonesia
TNC
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Assessing and documenting the lesson learned in building the management systems of Laut Sawu Marine National Park (largest park in Indonesia), on behalf of The Nature Conservancy (TNC).

2013
Socio-economic Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL).
Indonesia
CII
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Drafting and implementing guidelines for assessing the social and economic indicators in marine conservation areas in Indonesia on behalf of Conservation International (CI).

2013
Community Rights-based Fisheries Management: Workshop Facilitation.
Indonesia
WWF
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Facilitating a national workshop  on “Building community right-based fisheries: challenges and opportunities for more sustainable and fair management of marine and coastal resources”; on behalf of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

2013
Strategic Planning For Coastal Livelihoods.
Indonesia & Timor-Leste
ATSEA
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Supporting the development of a regional strategic action plan and national action plans for Indonesia and Timor Leste for marine coastal livelihoods in ATSEA area. Developing a demonstration project for livelihood initiatives, and developing the project scheme and associated monitoring and evaluation mechanisms. Assignment under the ATSEA (Arafura-Timor Seas) project.

2013
Socioeconomic Study Into Fisher’s Perception Towards Development Of Bali Marine Protected Area Network.
Indonesia
CI
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Designing and conducting social research to determine the perceptions, attitudes and causal factors of resistance of fishers groups in Karangasem towards the development of the MPA network. Assignment in support of Conservation International (CI).

2013
Integrating Gender Considerations Into Regional Fisheries Livelihoods.
South And Southeast Asia
FAO
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Conducting a gender impact assessment of the Regional Fisheries Livelihood Programme (RFLP) in Indonesia, and providing on-the job-training and guidance to wider regional staff (National Project Manager, M&E officer, also RFLP gender focal point) and national consultants, to develop capacity for use of gender analytic tools and gender analysis and to ensure the implementation of RFLP gender mainstreaming strategy during project implementation. Assignment under the RFLP- FAO/  Regional Fisheries Livelihood Programme- Food and Agriculture Organization.

2012
Savu Sea Marxan Analysis And Conservation Assessment.
Indonesia
TNC
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Providing technical support for the design of a network of marine protected areas. Supporting GIS Analyst and Conservation Planner in developing the network of marine protected areas using MARXAN Systematic Portfolio Assembly tool. Assignment under The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Indonesia Marine Program

2011
Ecological Impact Assesment For Tourism Development In Bintan Island.
Indonesia
BINTAN RESORTS
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Designing and conducting an ecological assessment on the impact of Bintan Resort operations to the adjacent coral reef ecosystem.

2010
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Clients:

  • Arafura-Timor Seas (ATSEA) project
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Bintan Resorts
  • Charles Darwin University (CDU)
  • Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP)
  • Climate Foundation (CF)
  • Conservation Community Investment Forum (CCIF)
  • Conservation International (CI)
  • Coral Triangle Center (CTC)
  • Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries & Food Security (CTI-CFF) Regional Secretariat (RS)
  • Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT)
  • Indonesia Ministry of Marine Affairs & Fisheries
  • International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Luc Hoffman Institute
  • Lutheran World Relief
  • MantaWatch
  • Masyarakat dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI)
  • Murdoch University
  • National Geographic Society (NGS)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Papua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority
  • Rare
  • Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL)
  • Starling Resources
  • Tetratech
  • The Long Run Initiative
  • The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
  • Trust for Conservation Innovation (T4CI)
  • UN-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • UN-International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United States Department of Interior, International Technical Assistance Program (US-DOI-ITAP)
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
  • World Bank Group
  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF)