Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Flood devastates Indonesian aquaculture

Flooding that happened in some parts of Indonesia caused the aquaculture sector to loose around 17 Million USD. The loss included was damage to fish/shrimp ponds construction and also fish that was carried by the flood.

According the the Data Center of the Indonesia Marine and Fisheries Department, the damage was recapitulated from 4 province.

Soen'an, the head of the Data Center told that the department will propose to create a social fund to help farmers especially to replace their fish.

The most devastated area was the Central Java Province where the loss was around 10 millon USD, from the damage of ponds, cage culture and shrimp ponds.

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