Food & Agriculture
The primary goal of this project is to assess the food security and resilience of the small island fishing communities in Indonesia to socio-environmental changes, in particular to the declining stock of fish due to the increasing number of fishermen in the area. The project will be based on case-study work in the Kei islands in Southeast Maluku.
Local fishermen in Indonesia are catching less fish. Whatever the reason, it is a significant problem for those who live on small islands in particular, as fish make up about 90 per cent of the protein they eat. A team of Indonesian and Australian social scientists is looking at how communities adapt to these changes. […]