Project Name:

Shrimp and integrated mariculture development. Aceh 


International Finance Corporation IFC  - Project Dates:   May 2006 - October 2006

Detailed narrative description of project:

Poseidon was responsible for project design of IFC's aquaculture and integrated mariculture (seaweed and fish pens) programme in Aceh. The Programme comprises design components incorporating:

  • technical improvements in traditional tambak shrimp culture in North Aceh, covering adjustments to PL application, feed regimes and other technical inputs
  • the introduction of seaweed culture in the West Aceh and Sumatra islands of Simeulu, Nias and Pulo Banyak
  • Village group capacity building and farmer group development
  • Market linkages and resolving value chain inefficiencies
  • Access to micro credit and the creation of village savings schemes

    Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
    Resource Management Ltd:

    As part of the project preparation Poseidon developed template financial models for hatchery construction and operations, for traditional shrimp culture ponds and for integrated mariculture systems