Happy People, Many Fish We believe that empowering fisher communities is a key input to responsible and sustainable fisheries. Empowering coastal communities We empower, embolden, and strengthen artisanal fisheries by supporting community organization and harnessing market forces. National data leaders We are pioneers in small-scale fisheries data collection, fisheries improvement, and eCDT systems nationally. Fishery Traceability Technology Trailblazers We develop and implement digital systems and application that lead to marked traceability and transparency of seafood products. Passionate fisheries experts We are comprised of a cadre of conservationists and community organizers with an eye towards innovations to achieve sustainable fisheries across Indonesia.
Overview - Focused on sustainable fisheries

Focused on
sustainable fisheries

Founded in July 2013, Yayasan Masyarakat dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI) is a national NGO  on a mission to empower fishing communities to achieve sustainability by supporting community organization and harnessing market forces. Our vision is thriving fishing communities who are active participants and leaders in sustainable fisheries management.

 

What we do

Fisheries Improvement

We create the mechanisms and data inputs needed for adaptive fisheries management. This includes data creation, stakeholder engagement, and capacity building on EAFM principles.

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Community Organization

MDPI works to empower, embolden, and strengthen fishing communities’ capacities to actively participate in fisheries management and advocate for community well-being.

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Traceability Technology

MDPI is the leader of traceability-based technology (TBT) implementation to capture events and data from hook to plate to ensure the small-scale fisheries are in compliance with the regulations.

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8 years of experience

Landing Site
Fishers
Data Sampling (tons)
Fisher Association
Technology Onboard

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