Ditulis oleh Admin | 22 May 2023
To increase the technical capacity of stakeholders in the management of marine biodiversity and conservation, especially in the field of compiling the Ocean Accounts (OA) in Marine Protected Areas, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Statistics Indonesia, Rekam Nusantara Foundation unit Fisheries Resource Center of Indonesia (FRCI), and the Global Ocean Accounts Partnership (GOAP) supported by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) held Technical Guidance for the Preparation of Environmental Economic Accounting in Marine Protected Areas. The activity, which was held on Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 May 2023 at the Gran Melia Hotel, Jakarta, was attended by 30 participants from the Directorate of Marine Biodiversity and Conservation MMAF, Directorate of Marine Services, Kupang National Marine Protected Area (NMPA) Office, Pekanbaru NMPA Workshop, USAID Collective, and the FRCI unit of Rekam Nusantara Foundation.
The event was opened by the Director of DMBC, Muh. Firdaus Agung Kunto Kurniawan, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D., and the Director of Statistics Indonesia’s Production Accounts, Puji Agus Kurniawan S.Sc., M.A. In the first day's session, Etjih Tasriah from the BPS Directorate of Production Accounts conveyed an introduction to the OA, including the urgency of the OA for marine management, the structure of the OA framework, as well as the derivative and related indicators. The next speaker was Mirta Dwi Wulandari from the BPS Directorate of Production Accounts who presented material related to Accounts of flows to the economy and flows to the environment. Then, Ria Arinda from the BPS Directorate of Production Balance delivered material on ocean economy accounts which included the relevance of these accounts to Indonesia, international standards and guidelines, scope and classification of the Indonesian ocean economy, data sources, and preparation and indicators of the ocean economy.
Meanwhile, the second day's session discussed specifically the training on the economic-environmental accounts of the Marine Protected Areas in 2023. The material was delivered by Sandra Logaritma and Kandi Dwi Pratiwi from the BPS Directorate of Production Accounts. In this session, training and discussion of the SEEA-Ocean Accounts In-depth Study questionnaire 2022 was carried out which is useful for obtaining data to compile accounts of flows to the economy, flows to the environment, and the marine economy.