Producers are divided into 3 locations of sourcing:
1. Sidoarjo, East Java
2. Pinrang, South Sulawesi
3. Gresik, East Java
Indonesia by Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board
Long history of monodon culture since first establishment in 1980s. Both locations depend on natural tidal system to grow and harvest shrimps with extensive large ponds and adjacent location to mangrove. Monodon species is an endemic naturally grown
1.Temperature rising as result of climate change, decreased water quality
2. Prone to flooding. Low pond’s dyke maintenance, uninformed weather information
3. Risk of decreased carrying capacity. Decreased organic source, fluctuations of pH and ammonia, high cost of pond’s maintenance
Strict phosphorus discharge limits on wastewater
PT. Alter Trade Indonesia focuses specifically on processing and exporting of black tiger or monodon shrimp in Indonesia with a comprehensive monitoring and supports for farmers and farming community. Our operation empowers smallholder farmers across main shrimp producing regencies in Indonesia. Our operation primarily focus on creating the welfare of farming community, welfare of employees while increasing capacity building of farmers in managing their farms. Maintaining environmentally friendly practices for traditional tiger shrimp farming for future generations is a constant focus of attention for us. We aim to grow together with farmers to increase their capacity and livelihood while preserving ecosystem balance.
What are your implemented practices under the principle climate change?
What are your goals of practices to be implemented under principle climate change?
What is your story in promoting principle climate change?
Together with farmers, we are creating climate change resilience strategy and tools to support farmers with capacity and preparedness through increasing capacity of farming practices, farming and treatment guideline according to weather forecast in one year round and weather early warning system.