Fish for Life: Food, Health and Fun – Suadi, Ph.D

Why Ocean?
Indonesia & the Sea
• Indonesia is the largest archipelagic state è abundance of
natural resources and environmental services, but not opbmally
• High demand of resources and marine environmental services
• The geopolibcal and economy of Indonesia is trategic è trillions
dollars of commodity trade passes Indonesia sealanes (ALKI)
• Business feasibility and most of city and industrial acbvibes
connected to the sea
• Reduce regional disparity and increase connecbvity
• Depend on local resources content è strong backward and
forward linkage
• Reduce illegal fishing, illegal mining, illegal trading
• Outer island as prosperity belt and security belt è nabonal
• Reinvenbng Indonesia power and prosperity from the ocean

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