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10/14/2020 | News release | Archived content

ATSEA 2 Project Team pays courtesy visit to the Regional Secretariat

ATSEA 2 Project Team pays courtesy visit to the Regional Secretariat

On 14 October 2020, Dr. Handoko Adi Susanto, Regional Project Manager of ATSEA-2 Project together with his team, Ms. Casandra Tani, and Ms. Deti Triani, paid a courtesy visit to the Regional Secretariat.

The visit was aimed at formally introducing the ATSEA 2 project activities and team members; understanding the recent progress of CTI-CFF regional collaboration; finding common interest and issues between CTI-CFF and ATSEA 2; identifying collaboration opportunities.

The ATSEA 2 project covers three (3) of the Coral Triangle member countries - Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Timor-Leste which is supported by PEMSEA under the GEF funding. Some of the project's commitment are to contribute on ecosystem approach fisheries management (EAFM); to design and designate two (2) new marine protected areas: off coast of Papua New Guinea and south coast of Timor-Leste; to design a regional MPA network and regional action plan on enhanced protected of endangered marine turtles, and improve scientific knowledge about climate change impact.