Improving aquaculture in post-tsunami Aceh, Indonesia: experiences and lessons in better management and farmer organizations

Coastal aquaculture in Aceh was severely affected by the Asian Tsunami in December 2004. Capacity building among stakeholders was one of the key activities implemented by various agencies during the post-tsunami aquaculture rehabilitation and subsequent development phase. The main objective was improving production efficiencies and farmer incomes. This article describes the process of implementation of the approach and crop outcomes until the end of 2009.


Padiyar, P.A., Phillips, M.J., Ravikumar, B., Wahju, S., Muhammad, T., Currie, D., Coco, K., Subasinghe, R.P. (2011)
Aquaculture Research [online first]