InfoSAWIT, KETAPANG – To escalate the welfare and encourage economic chance for the people around the operational of PT Kayung Agro Lestari (KAL), the subsidiary of PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk. (ANJ) in District of Ketapang, West Kalimantan Province, the company did trainings milkfish breeding in silvofishery mangrove system.
To support it, PT KAL did series of technical trainings and helped alternative woof. In collaboration with Fishery and Food Security Agency District of Ketapang as the party that delivered material, the event was running on Thursday (19/10) in Mangrove Center Village of Kuala Satong.
As in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Friday (27/10/2023), it prioritized silvofishery mangrove which was a aquaculture system that would enable the farmers do others without damaging mangrove ecosystem.
Head of Village of Kuala Satong, Saipol Abidin said that PT KAL positively initiated it by involving the villagers of of Kuala Satong where mangrove grows much there. The combination of milkfish breeding and mangrove plants would be the right solution to escalate the villagers’ economy there. He also hoped the program could successfully be developing.
Head of Cultivation Fishery, Fishery and Food Security Agency District of Ketapang, Iwan Kurniawan focused on milkfish supply in the district by hoping that Village of Kuala Satong would have mainstay product in fishery sector.
General Manager KAL, Dadi said that the company is always committed to support economic programs to escalate the villagers’ income around where the company operates. The activity was one realization that PT KAL supported in the regional government’s program to realize the vision - Desa Mantap dan Terdepan (MAPAN). Besides, silvofishery mangrove system has been implemented to promote sustainable fishery practices. (T2)