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Stakeholder Participation in Coral Reef Restoration In Sepa Island, Thousand Islands, Jakarta
by Yayasan Karang Lestari Teluk Pemuteran (Pemuteran Bay Coral Protection Foundation) (Civil society organization)
Sepa Island is one of private use island next to Seribu island Marine National Park Area. The mass tourism are increased after the speed boat vessels are regularly operates connecting the Island and Jakarta Mainland. Coral reef restoration has been started nearly a decade ago in National Park area, but the destruction keep happening.

Yayasan Karang Lestari has established expert team, Biorock Indonesia, has install pilot project of coral reef restoration, partnering with Yayasan Terumbu Rupa, Sepa Island Resort, and Seribu Island Marine National Park.

Objectives :
- Maintain and Repair Coral Reef Restoration in Sepa Island
- Provide training to other dive operators or beach front resorts/hotels how to restore
- Coordinate with national parks and local government in adding more areas of marine restoration zone
- Create a sustainable solution between tourism development and fishermen livelihood
- Develop voluntourism as new approach how guests can involve further in coral reef restoration effort and contribute to local community
Progress reports
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Community or Locally Managed Marine Areas
  • Integrated Coastal Management
  • Other (please specify): Coral Reef Restoration
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
  • Locally or community managed marine areas
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
  • Economic benefits from sustainable fisheries
  • Economic benefits from sustainable tourism
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
  • Other (please specify): Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research; Research capacity development; Data access and sharing; Training and professional development; Scientific cooperation; Transfer marine technology
December 2020
Add 250 sqm coral restoration site
December 2020
Held Monthly education and network meeting
Staff / Technical expertise
Experts of Community Participation, Coral Reef Restoration, and Marine Biology from Biorock Indonesia
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - December 2030
Yayasan Karang Lestari Teluk Pemuteran, Biorock Indonesia, Yayasan Terumbu Rupa, Sepa Island Resort, Seribu Island Marine National Park, UNDP Equator Initiative
Ocean Basins
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Tasya Karissa Prawita, Mrs, karanglestaribali@gmail.com, +62 857 1829 5698
Bali, Indonesia
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