Thursday, December 6, as part of the General Assembly of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), Mr. Brahmantya Satyamurti Poerwadi, Director General for the Management of Marine Space (Indonesia) and Mr. Patrick Rampal, President of the Scientific Center of Monaco, have signed a letter of intent between the Ministry of Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and the Scientific Center of Monaco. The Ceremony took place in the presence of Mrs. Susi Pudjiastuti, Minister of Fisheries and the Sea and Mrs. Isabelle Rosabrunetto, Director General of the Department of External Relations and Cooperation.
This signature, which follows the bilateral meeting between the President of the Republic of Indonesia and HSH the Sovereign Prince, in Bali on October 29, aims to establish cooperation between the two countries in the fields of research and conservation. coral reefs on the following points:
Understanding the impact and chronology of marine pollution using corals as indicators;
- Identification of bleached and / or damaged coral reefs;
- Study of the climatic variability of ocean acidification and past climates using corals as indicators;
- Monitoring and rehabilitation of coral reefs;
- Capacity building and visit of researchers and experts.
The implementation of these areas of cooperation will be done through an agreement to be agreed between the parties