Posted by: Hendra Siry | 20 December, 2007

ABC Program on Indonesian Fisheries

INDONESIA: Thai and Vietnamese fishermen deported – 19/12/2007

Indonesia is today deporting more than 400 Thai and Vietnamese crew members of illegal fishing boats that have been caught poaching in Indonesian waters. The scale of Indonesia’s illegal fishing problem is enormous, and traditional methods to slow down the plunder of marine stocks are simply not working.

Presenter – Adam Connors  Speaker – Aji Sularso, head of data, statistics and information, Indonesia Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries; Professor James Fox, director of the Research School of Asia Pacific Studies at ANU; Aphisit Techanitisawad, president of the Thai Overseas Fisheries Association

More information available at the ABC.


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