Victor Pandapotan Malau wakes early each day to get to the docks in Lampung, Indonesia — where local fishers glide in on boats, their nets full of blue swimming crabs. A student at the University of Lampung, Malau inventories the catch using a smartphone reporting app provided by EDF and local partners.
This new tool is one example of our work to introduce innovative technology that helps equip people to participate in sustainable fisheries management. The community-driven effort will be a model for other small-scale fisheries around the world.
of fisheries worldwide are overfished.