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Date

1 September 2021 – 31 March 2022

Pilot study area

Gili Matra Marine Protected Area

Objectives

With support GOAP, the Ocean Accounts pilot project in Indonesia has three main objectives:

  • Conduct a national pilot on ocean accounts in Indonesia
  • Develop a roadmap for ocean accounts implementation
  • Improve knowledge and capacity on ocean accounts among key stakeholders

Types of accounts

  • Ecosystem extent and condition
  • Flows to the economy
  • Flows to the environment
  • Governance

Methods

By referring to the Ocean Diagnostic Tool, three main methods were outlined to gather information and perspective from stakeholders

  • (1) Indonesia’s policy framework and strategic planning
  • (2) operationalisation and methods
  • (3) priority, challenges, and opportunities for ocean accounts development

Challenges and lessons learned

Key Lesson Learned: Government-led initiative is important for collaborative action

  • Challenge: Encounter various cross-sectoral interests. Solution: Collaborative action and dedicated team
  • Challenge: Data availability, especially for opening accounts. Solution: Deep dive into database from each institution and pool the datasets together
  • Challenge: Understanding of methodology. Solution: Capacity building and intensive consultation with experts

Contacts