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Climate Field School for Fishermen
by Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) (Government)
The Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) is Non-Ministerial governmental institution with responsibilities to provide meteorology, climatology and geophysics service such as public information, early warning, and specific information (Article 29 paragraph 1, UU No. 31/2009).
Indonesia is an archipelagic state with 70 % water of its area and many coastal fishermen civilization. Against this backdrop, BMKG has a program called Climate Field School for Fisherman which started on 2016 and continues annually with objectives as shown as below:
1. Introduces maritime information from BMKG related to fishermen activities and coastal communities;
2. Enhances knowledge against maritime information;
3. Provides an easy understand technical language into common and simple language for fishermen and coastal communities;
4. Develop partnership and effective information system between BMKG-instructor-marine and fisheries extension;
5. Transferred knowledge and assist communities about marine weather and ocean climate for fisheries sector purposes.

Referring 14.a on Goal SDGs, BMKG cooperate with related institution and several countries to take a part on Climate Field School for Fishermen, such as transferred technology and knowledge for marine weather and ocean climate also methodology for fisheries and coastal community purposes.
Progress reports
14.2
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
December 2017
11 locations
December 2018
20 locations
December 2019
34 locations
Other, please specify
State Budget 2017 - 2020
Basic information
Time-frame: February 2017 - December 2019
Partners
1. Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) 2. Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia 3. Indonesia-APIK (Climate Change Adaption and Resilience)
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Indonesia Fishery Industries
Contact information
Agus Wahyu Raharjo, Mr, agus.wahyu@bmkg.go.id / aguswahyu_kuta@yahoo.co.id, +62 21 4246321 ext: 4503
Jl. Angkasa I No.2, Kemayoran, Jakarta Pusat
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