Pak Makkawaru Daeng Masiga, DINAS Selayar; Dr Ario Damar, IPB-Bogor; Prof Bambang Subiyanto, LIPI; Dr Marjani Sultan, Regency of Selayar; and Mark Paterson, CCRES Team Leader, People and Engagement (Photo: Paula Bradley).

We say farewell and thank you to Selayar

A special event to mark the formal close of CCRES activities at the project’s pilot site in Indonesia, Selayar, was staged during July.

Hosted by the Secretary of the Selayar Islands Regency, Dr Marjani Sultan, at the local government office in Benteng, Selayar, the event was attended by Indonesian partners, including the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Bogor Agricultural University (IPB-Bogor) and the DINAS Marine Affairs & Fisheries, Selayar, as well as 50 government officials and community leaders.

Special guests and key speakers were LIPI’s Vice Chairman Prof Bambang Subiyanto, Dr Ario Damar, from IPB-Bogor’s Center for Coastal and Marine Resources Studies, Bogor, and Pak Makkawaru Daeng Masiga, Head of DINAS Marine Affairs & Fisheries, Selayar. An address of thanks was given by CCRES Team Leader Mark Paterson, Currie Communications.

A report of our work during 2014-2018 at the pilot site was launched at the event.