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Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) Indonesia, through the Bitung Fishers Center, received complaints from 3 Indonesian crew members who were stranded in Somalia for six months. They previously worked on a Chinese-flagged fishing boat called Luqing Yuan Yu 211 with a one-year contract, December 2019-December 2020. However, after the contract period ended, the recruiting company in Indonesia and the fishing company where they worked in China did not know the contract status. Currently, three crew members of the fishing boat are stranded on an island in Somalia. read more : Seafood Working Group Indonesia’s National Coordinator of Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW), Moh Abdi Suhufan, said that the abandonment of Indonesian fishing vessel crews in Somalia by Chinese fishing vessels showed that there had not been any improvement in the management of fishery crews in Indonesia’s cooperation with China. “They are victims of poor governance of Indonesian migrant fishing boat crews and…

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  The Philippines and Thailand are countries in Southeast Asia that made the city of Bitung, North Sulawesi, a place to study fishing vessel crew protection models. Representatives of the two countries visited Bitung city on Thursday, 1/30/2020. The purpose of the visit was to see and learn about the fishing vessel crew protection format developed by the SAFE Seas Project (SSP). The program implemented by the Indonesian International Plan Foundation (YPII) with DFW-Indonesia shows that forced labour and trafficking practices in the capture fisheries sector need to be reduced through multistakeholder cooperation. Indonesia’s Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) National Coordinator, Moh Abdi Suhufan said that efforts to protect fishing vessel crews in North Sulawesi and Bitung were carried out through a multistakeholder approach with strong national, educational and preventive regulatory support at the community level. “The Safe Fishing Alliance (SFA) platform at the North Sulawesi provincial level and the formation…

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  Mengantisipasi tantangan pasar tenaga kerja di sektor perikanan tangkap dibutuhkan ketersediaan sumberdaya manusia yang mempunyai skill dan komptensi bidang penangkapan ikan. Disamping itu, guna memberikan pelindungan atas hak-hak awak kapal perikanan sebagai pekerja professional, maka kepada calon pekerja perlu diberikan bekal dan wawasan tentang indikator kerja paksa dan perdagangan orang pada sektor perikanan tangkap. Hal ini dimaksudkan agar para awak kapal perikanan Indonesia yang bekerja di dalam maupun luar negeri tidak menjadi korban kerja paksa dan perdagangan orang. Oleh karena itu, DFW-Indonesia dan Yayasan Plan Internasional Indonesia bekerjasama dengan Akademi Perikanan Bitung melaksanakan kegiatan Sosialiasi dan Edukasi Indikator Forced Labour dan Traffikcing In Person di gedung Akademi Perikanan Bitung, pada sabtu, 30/11/2019. Kegiatan ini merupakan dukungan SAFE Seas Proyek dalam upaya memberikan edukasi dan pencegahan praktik kerja paksa dan perdagangan orang pada sektor Perikanan tangkap di Indoensia. Field Manager Destructive Fishing Watch Indonesia (DFW)-Indonesia untuk program SAFE Seas, Laode…

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