Who We Are

Masyarakat dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI) was founded in 2013 with the aim of driving responsible and sustainable fisheries activities for the well-being of fishing communities and fishery resources across Indonesia.

Our motto is “happy people, many fish.” Our organization started with a simple believe that empowered, financially secure fisher communities are key in achieving fishery sustainability. We work with small-scale artisanal fisheries to foster sustainable, equitable, and traceable seafood supply chains. MDPI aims for real and robust long-term results in the communities we engage in.

Our core competencies are:

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

Community organization MDPI works to empower, embolden, and strengthen fishing communities’ capacities to actively participate in fisheries management and advocate for community well-being. Creating enabling conditions that are key to long-term fisheries sustainability, but are often seen as secondary objectives, such as, technology, traceability, financial literacy, women’s empowerment, and quality and handling practices.

Creating enabling conditions that are key to long-term fisheries sustainability, but are often seen as secondary objectives, such as, technology, traceability, financial literacy, women’s empowerment, and quality and handling practices.

Our Team

Yasmine Simbolon

Executive Director

Saut Tampubolon

Fisheries Policy Advisor

Agustina Nilam Ratnawati

Fisheries Community Organization Manager

Eko Octavianus Chalim

Finance Manager

Wildan

Fisheries Manager

Yunita Mardiani

HR and GA Manager

Adjie Dharmasatya

Fair Trade Admin

Alief Dharmawan

Cooperative Officer

Arroyan Suwarno

Champion Officer

Bachori Dhian Pratama

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Ibrahim Tauhid

iFish Officer

Ida Ayu Adnyani

HR and GA Officer

I Wayan Widiantara

GA and Office Assistant

Ni Made Artini

Accounting Officer

Prisillia Morley Loijens

Communications Officer

Putra Satria Timur

Data Analysis Officer

Santri Dinalhusna

Program Admin Assistant

Ako Prasetiyo

IT Assistant

Novita Ayu Wulandari

Assistant Site Leader

Muh Alwi

Field Staff

Muhammad Subhan Murid

Field Staff

Sahril

Field Staff

A. Riza Baroqi

Co-Management Officer

Amrollah

Site Leader

Agnes Dau

Field Staff

Rui Xavier Nunes

Field Staff

Muhammad Taeran

Field Staff

Hairul Hadi

Field Staff

Sri Jalil

Site Leader

Teo Andri S.

Assistant Site Leader

Ardan Firmansyah

Field Staff

Awaludin Hatapayo

Field Staff

Hizran Sampalu

Field Staff

Iksan Bessy

Field Staff

Arsandy A. Kaledupa

Field Staff

Asis Buton

Field Staff

Karel Yerusa

Governance Officer

La Djamali

Fair Trade Officer

Siti Zulaeha

Fair Trade Officer

Rahman Pelu

Site Leader

Ridwan Kamarullah

Assistant Site Leader

Marwan Adam

Field Staff

Muhamad Arman Ahmad

Field Staff

Safril Henaulu

Field Staff

Sufira Audila Morotiya

Field Staff

Hasbullah Umaternate

Field Staff