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Japan Disburses Rp. 324 billion in Grants for Indonesian Fisheries Port
Posted By : 2018/10/15 18:23:27

The Indonesian government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a text of 2.5 billion yen worth of grant agreements or around Rp. 324 billion for the Fisheries Sector Development Program, especially the Outermost Islands in Indonesia.

This program will provide fiscal support for the planned development of an Integrated Maritime and Fisheries Center from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) to build and improve fishing ports and fish markets in the 6 outer islands of Indonesia.

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KKP Secretary General, Nilanto Perbowo hopes, cooperation with the Japanese Government can bring goodness in the Indonesian maritime sector. "The cooperation relationship with the Government of Japan and Indonesia hopefully this policy can provide benefits to Indonesia in the future, especially for the Indonesian defense industry," he said at the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry Building, Tuesday (07/31/2018)

Nilanto added, through this program, it is expected that small fishermen can use fishing ports equipped with storage facilities with cooler and ice maker, so it can increase the fishing activities and living standards of fishing communities.

The details and program are “Program for the Development of Fisheries Sector in Outer Islands” with the Implementation period of 38 months. This program targeting areas like Fisheries Port Facilities and Fish Market in Sabang (Aceh Province), Natuna (Riau Province), Morotai (North Maluku Province), Saumlaki (Maluku Province), Moa (Maluku Province), and Biak (Papua Province).

The Program details (tentative) includes Financial support for the construction and rehabilitation of fishing port facilities, fish markets, and facility design guidelines and operational guidelines for the fish market center.

 

This article has been published in liputan6.com with the title “Jepang Kucurkan Hibah Rp 324 Miliar buat Pelabuhan Perikanan RI”

 

Edited by: Rizka Arika