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Island focus: Raja Ampat named customary fishing area

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, July 12 2018 | 12:42 am

PREMIUM Indigenous communities from 19 villages in the Dampier Strait Marine Protection Area (MPA), Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, declared on Tuesday a customary fishing area in the regency, asserting their commitment to conserving marine ecosystems and utilizing resources in a sustainable manner.

“The customary fishing area in Raja Ampat is a system that regulates members of the indigenous May...