Posted by: Hendra Siry | 15 September, 2010

Call for Papers: International Seminar on Indonesian Fisheries Development

Call for Papers

International Seminar on Indonesian Fisheries Development:

Enhancing Fish Production and Competitiveness in International Market

Collaboration Of:

Research Center for Marine and Fisheries Socioeconomics,

Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries


Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Hasanudin University,

Makassar, South Sulawesi, November 2010

Rising wealth and emerging focus on healthy foods generate a rising wave of demand for fish as well as result to the increased price for fish. By 2025, the worldwide demand for fish will be 40-60 million tons annually to maintain per capita consumption at current levels. In Indonesia, However, demand for more fishes and its derivative products continues to increase in conditions of heavily depleted of fish stocks and resources to keep pace with exploding population. Similarly, the growing fish consumption in Indonesian which increases from 22.4 kilograms to almost kilograms kg annually in 2006, is facing the stagnant of capture fisheries production – as many fish stocks are fully exploited or overexploited.

There are several considerable challenges to fulfill these growing fish demands such as (i) low growth and productivity; (ii) environmental degradation and pollution; (iii) lack and inaccessibility of credit for poor or small-scale fish farmers; (iv) high costs of imported production inputs; (v) absence of social preparation, inefficient extension services, and lack of post-production facilities and marketing infrastructure; and (v) conflicts in water usage. Failures to manage these challenges will risk the enhancement of fish production and its competitiveness. It then potentially harms the future of fish supply which leads to the distraction to food security.

The above conditions call for applicable solutions. It also remains the question of how to formulate research based policies on marine and fisheries development by enhancing fisheries production and competitiveness through sustainable and responsible fisheries practices. To foster discussion, information exchange, and communication on fisheries production enhancement and its competitiveness, Research Center for Marine and Fisheries Socioeconomics (RCMFSE), Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) and Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Hasanuddin University organize the International Seminar on Indonesian Fisheries Development: Enhancing Fish Production and Competitiveness in International Market.

Call for Papers

Systematic of paper and poster: Title, Name and Institution, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Method (Methodology), Result, Discussion, Conclusion, Suggestion and Acknowledgments (optional) and References. Paper is typed used MS Word, paper A4, 1.5 space and font Arial 11 point. Abstract in English maximum 200 words. Abstract ( must be sent by email : nitasari_02@hotmail.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


  • Language: English
  • Abstract text word limit: 250 words (names and affiliation details excluded)
  • Page orientation must be portrait
  • Avoid any abbreviation in the title and whole manuscript
  • Add single space between the title, the author(s), affiliation, and the abstract text
  • Single line spacing of the text
  • Abstract title typed in First Letter Capitalized (e.g. Genotypes Associated with Virulence in Vibrio cholerae)
  • Surname(s) of the author(s) typed in ALL LETTERS CAPITALIZED, written in full sentence, first name(s) followed by given name(s) (e.g. AGUS HERMANTO)
  • The author’s name is written completely, avoid any abbreviation
  • The name of the paper presenter is in bold
  • The affiliation details of all authors [department, institution/hospital, city/town, country] should be typed beneath the names
  • Key words consisting of three to five words in parentheses are listed in order of importance and placed below the abstract
    The footnote containing the address to which all correspondence should be sent, complete with telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail address


Proceeding will be given to contributed authors


  • An author may present one (1) paper only, however he/she may be co-author for other papers.
  • The work presented in sEMINAR has not been published or presented in other seminar/conference/meeting/forum.

Poster Guidelines

  • Poster should be approx 120 cm in high and 90 cm in wide (It means poster must  be portrait).
  • It contains abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, conclusions, and references.

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