Oceans Program

Oceans Protection

Oceans Protection
Raja Ampat It has about 75% of marine species worldwide. In fact, the sea and land area of ​​Raja Ampat which has an area of ​​4.6 million hectares is home to 540 types of corals. © Awaludinnoer

Effectively conserve and restore critical habitats by engaging all community members (adat, women, youth, people with disabilities) and MPA managers.

These critical habitats face challenges such as over exploitation, conversion/destruction to the habitats and pollution of marine resources either from the community living in the area or by perpetrators coming from outside of the area.

The protection of these critical areas can be done through two stages:

YKAN work location

YKAN is in a close partnership with the local government and other stakeholders to increase the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) management and the capacity of MPA managers in four YKAN work locations.