Meeting to Discuss Capacity Building Activity in the Maritime and Fisheries Sectors
NAM CSSTC Representatives attended Discussion Meeting organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia (MoFA) c.q. Directorate of Technical Cooperation at Meeting Room of Directorate of Information & Media, Jalan Taman Pejambon No. 6 Jakarta, on Wednesday (06/06), at 01.00 PM – in continuation of earlier Meeting organised by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MoM) on 28 May 2018. It was held to discuss planning on administration & logistic required to implement capacity-building activity in the maritime and fisheries sectors for Asia-Pacific, African and Middle-East countries.
Director Mohammad Syarif Alatas, accompanied by Etty Utami Wulandari, led Discussion Meeting on Administration and Logistic of Capacity-Building Activity in the Maritime and Fisheries Sectors
Director for Technical Cooperation, Mohammad Syarif Alatas stated that the Meeting was intended to review formulated Training curriculum and identify appropriate cooperation scheme and procedure among implementing agencies that include the MoFA, the Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation (NAM CSSTC) and the MoM.
During the Meeting, NAM CSSTC representative conveyed NAM CSSTC’s readiness to dispatch Staff as one of counterpart to participants. In relation to Training curriculum, NAM CSSTC representative recommended if Trainers from MoM could include topic on Best Management Practices (BMPs) on storing and preservation of fish during transportation and marketing process. Additional commodities for Training sub-topics could be considered as well, including oysters and squids as well-known commodities in certain African and Middle-East countries, NAM CSSTC representative added.
The Meeting went on with sessions for responses and inputs from MoM c.q. Research and Human Resource Agency (RHRA) and Fishery Education & Training Centre (FETC) representatives.
It was expected that through the capacity-building activity, participating countries could exchange information and experience on maritime and fisheries sectors, and create solid foundation for cooperation with Indonesia.