Indonesia

Outcome: Improved awareness of the State about securing customary institutions and strengthening the rights of women to enhance fisheries governance, food security and poverty reduction of local and traditional communities in their fishing grounds and adjacent land in selected islands of the Indonesian archipelago.

Activities

· Prepare a paper on how Law No. 1/2014 and Law No. 7/2016 could apply the SSF Guidelines to secure the tenure rights to conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal resources of customary, local and traditional fishing communities as well as to the resources that form the basis of their social and cultural well-being, their livelihoods and their sustainable development. The paper will also look at how to protect and empower these communities and their families (especially, under Law No. 7/2016) in light of the SSF Guidelines. The paper will be in the form of a draft action plan.

· Prepare a paper on how the rights of women could be strengthened to enhance fisheries governance, food security and poverty reduction of local and traditional communities

· Organize a strategic dialogue workshop in East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara (KIARA, Indonesia Customary Coastal Forum and other local partners) on tenure rights, women’s rights and coastal communities in the context of national legislation for fisheries and coastal communities

· Mapping of major tenurial and resource management instruments and programmes in response to natural disasters and climate change and support services provided to the fisheries sector by selected government agencies (KIARA)