Site Profile 2020

Bone, South Sulawesi Province

Bone is supporting improvement in small-scale fisheries through activities such as port sampling, co-management, community capacity building, and a supportive role to government in management development. With over 8 years of implementation, MDPI has catalyzed 1 village, 4 landing sites, and directly supported 744 fishers to ensure better awareness of sustainability concerns for their fishery. Established in 2012, MDPI supports the community to have better information available on the nature of small-scale fisheries in Indonesia, allowing for their integration into management planning. In 2021, Bone has started implementing a community organization program to expand the scope of work in enabling community awareness to sustainable fisheries

Some photos of the MDPI's activities in Bone

The Main Activities


MDPI implements port-side data collection activities in 4 landing sites. On the water, MDPI deploys onboard observers, time lapse camera (TLC), pelagic data system (PDS), reolink, and spot trace. Data collected in Bone is uploaded into I-Fish, shared annually with fishers through a data sharing event, and bi-annually under a provincial-level management platform established by MDPI (an FCMC in South Sulawesi province).



Understanding that increased availability of fisheries data is not enough, MDPI works on increasing local fishing communities’ welfare through capacity building and community organization. MDPI has helped establish a cooperative (Koperasi Kembali Muda Mandiri) and empowers coastal community member through the formation of local “champions”.



  • Vessel: 102
  • Fisher: 744
  • Technology e-Monitoring: 53
  • Total kg of port sampling: 462.335 kg