The Indonesian Pole & Line and Handline Fisheries Association (AP2HI) was established to address the requirements of the pole & line and handline industry, uniting their aspirations within a legal organization. It was officially founded in 2012 during the International Coastal Tuna Business Forum (ICTBF). AP2HI was formally inaugurated in 2014 at the 3rd International Coastal Tuna Business Forum (ICTBF) held in Jakarta.
After seven years of effort, AP2HI achieved a significant milestone by securing the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries certificate in January 2021.
What we do
As one of the largest global tuna suppliers, pole & line and handline industry in Indonesia has helped supporting the coastal communities to earn their living. AP2HI membership ranges in all tuna processing chain in Indonesia, both from fishermen and fishing companies to the processing industry. Our efforts in supporting sustainable fishery are done by actively innovating the industry to keep improving on its efficiency so as to meet the demand and regulations in the international market. We also encourage the use of natural resources owned by Indonesia in a fair, transparent, and sustainable way.
AP2HI’s vision is pioneering tuna fisheries development through an ecosystem approach for business and society and to achieve sustainable fisheries.
- To raise aspirations from the members so that they manage to carry out fair and sustainable fishery.
- To promote pole & line and handline fishery as a catch method that has good opportunity to get ecolabel certification.
- As a dialogue partner between the government and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in developing pole & line and handline fisheries in Indonesia.
- To help expanding specific markets for pole & line and handline products.
- To bridge the upstream-downstream fishery system for pole & line and handline products based on traceability principles as stipulated in the FIP (Fisheries Improvement Project).
Board Of Directors
Dr. Luky Adrianto
Agus A Budhiman
Dita Puji Lestari
ICT and MSC Officer
Field Staff North Sulawesi
Field Staff South Sulawesi
Field Staff West Papua
Prayoga M. Huda
FIT Coordinator 1
Field Staff North Sulawesi
Field Staff Southeast Sulawesi
Rengga Retno Laila Saputri
Field Staff Central Java
Database Management Coordinator
FIT Coordinator 2
Field Staff Maluku
La Ode Asmirun
Field Staff Southeast Sulawesi
Communication & Liaison Coordinator
R. Bagus Prakoso
Internal Auditor & Training Coordinator
Umi Mandasari T.
Field Staff Maluku
Field Staff East Nusa Tenggara
Jorica Mei Shein
Admin & Secretary
Accountant & IT Support
Field Staff West Nusa Tenggara
Field Staff Aceh
Ms. Djuari is a professional in fisheries-oriented Sustainability, Environment Preservation, Quality consistency and Traceability. She has experience in the field for more than 20 years.
She is one of the Founder of Indonesian Pole & Line and Handline Fisheries Association (AP2HI) since 2011 and a member of GDST Steering Committee.
Technical and Management Support
Mr. Alhaq coordinates the planning and implementation of AP2HI’s training curriculum, including liaising with small-scale fishers, fishing cooperatives and SMEs. He joined AP2HI in 2014 as Communication and Administration Officer, where he successfully developed AP2HI communication strategy. He also works to make sure the FIP Activities managed by AP2HI are going well towards MSC certification. He has passed the requirement to be listed as MSC Technical Consultant.
Data management coordinator
Mr. Mustopa is the database person in AP2HI. He is the one who inputs member data into AP2HI database and validate the MSC volume claimed by members. He also the representative from AP2HI to prepared data and present in Indonesia Harvest Strategy Workshop.
Dinda Muthi Selina
Information Communication Technology and Verification Coordinator
Ms Selina is a main contact for developing AP2HI platform of vessel database and MSC product verification system.
Dita Puji Lestari
ICT and MSC Officer
Dita joined AP2HI in September 2022 as an ICT Officer and Verification in charge of managing, collecting, verifying data and analyzing data on ships, members and field staff and supporting the traceability activities of the AP2HI system
Dita graduated from the Sultan Agung Islamic University, Semarang in October 2021 and has internship experience at Infomedia Nusantara as an Administration Data Analyst for 7 months in charge of data management and data analysis.
Meysella Anugrah A.P
Meysella Anugrah joined AP2HI in August 2019, as Fisheries Information and Traceability (FIT) Coordinator, due coordinating with several field staff and analysis field data to support Fisheries Improvement Project activity (FIP). In January 2022, Sella was promoted to the position of Fisheries Manager and carried out managerial functions, managing data collection, analysis and preparing pole & line and handline tuna data towards fisheries improvement (FIP) and eco-label certification such as the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Sella received a Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries and Marine from Brawijaya University and then started her career in fisheries in 2014 by joining WWF-Indonesia as a shark and ray enumerator in Banyuwangi, for the By-catch Fisheries Project until 2015. Then in 2016 – 2019, Sella joined YKAN (TNC-Indonesia) in the Deep Water Snapper and Grouper Program as coordinator for the Maluku and North Maluku regions, identify the supply chain for snapper and grouper fisheries, analysis fisherman catch data in the Crew Operated Data Recording System (CODR’s) program and strengthening local fishing communities in Probolinggo.
Sella is an experienced in fisheries, specifically to Strengthen small fishing communities by collecting data, Identifying reef fish species, Fisheries improvement programs (FIP), Lobbying government to help small scale fisheries welfare and Analysis catch data in fisheries, mapping area based on vessel tracking device data and improve her capabilities in the field of fisheries, especially in terms of eco-label certification of catch products.
Abrizal Ang is the Treasurer of AP2HI. He is currently the Vice President of PT. Samudra Mandiri Sentosa, a tuna cannery located in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. PT. Samudra Mandiri Sentosa joined forces with AP2HI in starting the project for a sustainable alternative bait and few turnkey projects for a better tuna fishery in Indonesia. PT. Samudra Mandiri Sentosa is currently still participating in AP2HI’s Fisheries Improvement Project as the requirements of MSC Fishery certification. And, in 2020,PT. Samudra Mandiri Sentosa as the first company which get Fair Trade (FT) Certification in the world for Skipjack Pole and Line. He is one of the Founders of AP2HI since 2014.
Communication and Liaison Coordinator
Nuriasih Nababan, familiarly called Nurie, joined with AP2HI since 2018. And currently, she worked as a Communication and Liaison Coordinator. As a Liaison, her job is to engage communication and coordination between AP2HI and its members to Ministry Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), communication between AP2HI and other stakeholders (local government, industries, universities, another organization/NGO). And as a Communication, she with her team manages AP2HI sites (social media and website), also monitor and report every Seafood Trade Show/Exhibition activity that followed by AP2HI and its members.
Nurie get her bachelor’s degree from Marine Science, Fisheries and Marine Science Faculty, Bogor Agricultural Institute in 2009. And get her master’s degree from Environmental Science, Udayana University in 2014. While she is studying her master, she also works in JICA Mangrove Ecosystem Conservation and Sustainable Use in ASEAN Region (MECS Project) as a Project Assistant. And after she get her master degree at the end of 2014, she started working in fisheries world since joining with Yayasan Masyarakat Dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI) until the end of 2017.
Prayoga Miftahul Huda
Fisheries Improvement and Traceability (FIT) & Fair Trade (FT) Coordinator
Huda graduated from the Marine Science, majoring in Biomolecular at the Pattimura University. In 2015, he worked as a Biomolecular laboratory staff at the Maritime and Marine Research Center at Pattimura University.
In 2016, he worked at the MDPI Foundation organization as a Supervisor on Buru Island for data collection and Fair Trade Implementer from 2016 to 2018. Then, as a Regional Supervisor at the MDPI Foundation in the Maluku region from 2018 to 2019.
At the end of 2019, Huda joined the Indonesian Pole & Line and Handline Fisheries Association (AP2HI) as Fisheries Information & Traceability Coordinator. And in 2021, he also works as a Fair Trade Coordinator, whose focus is more on social issues for fishermen and the fishing communities.
Internal Auditor & Training Coordinator
Bagus Prakoso joined AP2HI in early 2020 as an Internal Auditor and Training Coordinator. As an Internal Auditor, he is tasked with internally checking the compliance of AP2HI members with the AP2HI Code of Conduct. And as a Training Coordinator, he develops the materials of Training of Trainer about Sustainability Fisheries for Small Scale Tuna Fishers.He has experience working for 1 year as a Pilot Coordinator in CV. Bumi Angkasa, which is an Aerial/Air Environmental Survey Service Consoultant. And has experience working for 3 years as a Conservation Specialist in PT. Caputra Bumi Bahari, which is engaged in the Nusa Penida-Bali tourist cruise ship operator focusing on responsible marine tourism practices.Bagus has expertise in Tuna Fisheries Industry, Sustainability Fisheries, and Ecolable Certification.He gets his bachelor’s degree from Bogor Agricultural Institute in 2015, with major Marine Science & Technology.
Accountant and IT Support
Agus Setiawan, familiarly called Awan, works as an Accounting and IT Support for AP2HI.
In Accounting, Awan has knowledge of general accounting, payroll, budgeting and bookkeeping. He is also proficient in implementing innovative accounting practices and procedures to increase efficiency.
In IT Support, professionally goal-oriented to pursue a long-term career change in Web Design. He also has analytical, problem solving skills, expert on computer, and can follow up on projects from start to finish.
Omega Vanessa Sambuaga
North Sulawesi Field Staff and Gender Officer
Omega comes from Minahasa, North Sulawesi. She gets her Fishery Bachelor Degree (S.Pi.) from Fisheries Faculty, Sam Ratulangi University in Manado. In 2016, she become one of the Enumerator of the National Marine and Fisheries Panel Activity (PANELKANAS) in Bitung City for the need of Micro data on marine and fisheries businesses that are monitored on an ongoing basis.
Omega joined with AP2HI on a half year of 2019 as a Helper for port sampling activities in Pole and Line vessels, and in the same year, became a Field Staff for Bitung site, North Sulawesi. As a Field Staff, Omega helps implement the AP2HI program activities in North Sulawesi, i.e Fisheries Improvement Program (FIP), Traceability, Ecolabel Certification (MSC & Fair Trade) and other field activities.
In 2021, she gets promotion as a Field Staff Supervisor for Bitung and Aceh area. And for now, she is a Field Staff and Gender Officer.
North Sulawesi Field Staff
Tasbih joined with AP2HI in early 2020 as North Sulawesi Field Staff in Bitung City. As a Field Staff, he helps implement AP2HI program activities in the Field In Bitung City, North Sulawesi, i.e traceability project implementation, ecolabel certification implementation activities (Fair Trade, MSC), and other fisheries activities.
For Education, he gets his Ahli Madya Perikanan degree from Bitung Fishery Academy in 2010. He started his career in 2013 as an Enumerator in Bitung, in Marine and Fisheries Research Center (BRKP), which his role is to do port sampling on the unloading vessel in Bitung Port. Then, in 2018 to 2020, he worked on the fishery vessel as Mualim 1.
Regional Staff for Maluku and North Maluku
Riyanto assured the implementation of FIP activities in the field in Maluku and North Maluku. Riyanto Joined AP2HI in 2018 as a field staff in the Maluku region. Where he carried out FIP activities such as; port sampling, ship data collection, ship registration, observer deployment, installation of VTD and TLC, port monitoring survey in the Maluku region.
His company is the first company that get Fair Trade (FT) USA certified in tuna and already MSC certified in handline tuna fisheries located in Maluku and North Maluku.
Agus A. Budhiman
In 2014, Agus A. Budhiman was the Secretary General of AP2HI, but since 2017 he has been as The Secretary of Board of Director at AP2HI until now. He is one of the AP2HI’s Founders.
Agus A. Budhiman is studied and trained in fisheries and aquaculture science. He has experiences over 33 years in development and management of aquaculture and fisheries. He commenced working with Government of Indonesia at the Directorate General of Fisheries since 1981 and retired in 2014. While working with Government of Indonesia, he was involved in and later drove formulation of policy for aquaculture and fisheries development. His roles within government have included Director for Seed Development, Inspector General and Director of Fisheries Management within the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF). He was also representing Indonesia at the Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) level concerning tuna, covering WCPFC, IOTC, and CCSBT from 2009 up to 2012.
Kuntoro Alfred Kusno
Kuntoro Alfred Kusno is one of AP2HI’s Trustees since 2014 while AP2HI was formed. He is one of the AP2HI Founders. He lives in Ambon and works as a Director of PT. Aneka Sumber Tata Bahari (ASTB), a Pole and Line Tuna company located in Ambon, Maluku. His background is Marketing and Management from California State University of Los Angeles and International Business from Woodbury University.
PT. Aneka Sumber Tata Bahari (ASTB) joined as AP2HI member since 2014.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Luky Adrianto, M.Sc.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Luky Adrianto, M.Sc., is one of AP2HI Trustees since 2014, while AP2HI was formed. He is also one of AP2HI Founders. And as an academic person, his expertise will help AP2HI to achieve AP2HI’s aims by research based.
Prof. Adrianto has been working for more than 20 years in the field of coastal and marine resources management, including fisheries. He is also active and take leading position in teaching at undergraduate and graduate level of fisheries sciences at IPB University since 2004-present. His research works are mainly in the field of fisheries management and governance, especially related to social-ecological system of the ocean, including social-ecological metabolism, fisheries ecological footprint, coastal and ocean governance, ecosystem approach to fisheries management and governance with funding from national and international sources.
From 2015 to 2020, he was appointed as Dean at the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences, IPB University. At national policy level, he had been appointed as the Chair of Indonesian Tuna Commission (2014–2016) and Co-Chair for the National Working Group on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM), Indonesia (2012–2014).
Umi Mandasari Tuasalamony
Maluku Field Staff
Umi Mandasarai Tuasalamony joined with AP2HI on February 2021 as a Maluku Field Staff at Air Panas Village, Tulehu, Salahutu, Central Maluku District, Maluku Province. As a Maluku Field Staff, Umi do the sampling data, implementing the monitoring tools, and facilitating fishermen to register their vessels so the small scale fisheries will sustainable and legal
Regional Staff for Southeast Sulawesi and South Sulawesi
La Raisi graduated from Fisheries Agribusiness, Marine Science and Fishery, Halu Oleo University at 2019.
Rais joined with AP2HI at 2020 as a Field Staff Assistant. Currently, Rais is a Regional Staff to supervise Kendari, Buton (Southeast Sulawesi) and South Sulawesi Area
La Ode Asmirun
Buton and Wanci Field Staff
La Ode Asmiru, familiary called Huda, is originally comes from Buton from a dad as a traditional fisherman and a mom as a cassava farmer. Huda get his bachelor’s degree from Fisheries Agribusiness Major of Halu Oleo University at the beginning of 2019.
Huda’s career began with the data socio-economic survey activities done by RARE, which collaborated with Halu Oleo University. Next, he worked as a Surveyor in the socio-economic field of the community, with an integrated fishery development program, which collaborated with Fisheries Agency of South Buton, Southeast Sulawesi. At the end of 2019, Huda worked with WWF as Site Enumerator at Koon Island in East Timur, Maluku. In the middle of 2020, he joined with Surveyor Team of PT. Sigma Research Indonesia. And at the end of 2020, Huda joined with AP2HI as Buton and Wanci Field Staff. Huda had a motto “Success is not seen from how much has been obtained, but how much has been done.”
Regional Staff for Aceh, NTB and NTT
Kosmas Keli comes from a village, who currently work a lot in marine and fisheries. He had experiences working on board on the longline, purse seine fishing vessels and processing vessel for 4 years, in one of company in Bali and Bitung.
He joined with AP2HI at 2021 as East Nusa Tenggara Field Staff for Maumere, Larantuka and Kupang field area. And in 2022, he is trusted by AP2HI to be Regional Staff to supervise the area of Aceh, West Nusa Tenggara, and East Nusa Tenggara.
For education, he got his bachelor degree from Major of Water Resource Management, Marine Science and Fisheries Faculty, Nusa Nipa University (UNIPA) in Maumere at 2020.
Aceh Field Staff
Dede Ariwijaya is part from AP2HI field staff team, based in Aceh. He joined with AP2HI since 2021 as Aceh Field Staff, which working to monitor FIP members in Aceh and its supply chain, and actively make a good communication between organizations, local government (marine and fisheries local services), and also fisheries academics in Aceh to implement a sustainable and environmentally friendly tuna fisheries.
Dede had experiences in turtle conservation. In efforts of turtle conservation and protection, he helped pushing Qanun (local term: regulation) establishment for gampong tradition (local term: village) in Aceh Jaya.
Alfian Trendy Ariyanto
Regional Staff for Papua Barat and North Sulawesi
Alfian Trendy Ariyanto comes from Sorong, West Papua. He actively started in capture fisheries since in college at the Sorong Marine and Fisheries Polytechnic, specifically in Fish Capture. Since he underwent his final practice on a pole and lie vessel, as well as being an observer on board on one of the vessels of a company that has achieved the MSC Fishery certification in Sorong, he has become more interested in sustainable fisheries management.
He graduated at 2017. From 2017 ti 2020, he worked at WWF-Indonesia focused on conservation area establishment in South Sorong and Teluk Bintuni area, West Papua. At that time, he handled the fishery improvement program (FIP), local community empowerment and several times raised field stories in conservation areas to be published on WWF-Indonesia and USAID website and social media. At 2020, he joined AP2HI as West Papua Field Staff who will work to handle fisheries improvement program (FIP) at West Papua area, especially for
Tuna, Cakalang and Tongkol (TCT) with pole & line and handline gear.
Along his journey in AP2HI, in 2021 he is trusted as a Regional Staff for FIP activities in NTT, NTB and West Papua region. And in 2022, Alfian is trusted as Regional Staff for FIP activities in the West Papua and North Sulawesi
Field Staff Sulawesi Selatan
Fajar Bahari comes from Bone, Lonrae, South Sulawesi. He graduated from Marine Engineering Major of Bone Marine and Fisheries Polytechnic. He just finished his education (fresh graduate) and started his career at AP2HI as South Sulawesi Field Staff.
Ririn Eviyanti joined with AP2HI at the end of year 2021 as an Office Manager, where her work includes Human Resources & Finance.
Ririn has 6 years working experience at PT. Indonesia Mariculture Industries engaged in fish farming. And worked for 2 years at PT. Ocean Mitramas engaged in capture fisheries.
She completed her education in 1998 from Gunadarma University, majoring in Accounting.
Jorica Mei Shein
Admin & Secretary
Experienced Personal Assistant To Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Company Secretarial Work, Sales Management, and Microsoft Office. Additional experience include Marketing, Event Management and Graphic Design with strong administrative professional
Field Staff Nusa Tenggara Barat
I was a graduate of fisheries and naval science in 2021 of mataram university. Football and traveling hobbies. I used to be an intern at the college program at the CV. Proklamator Koi company. On the other hand, there has been a highly volatile development of local koi fish in the region. Worked as a coffee barista for a year before joining AP2HI.
And I’m now a member of AP2HI, as a field staff for site NTB. Signed up since March 2022.
Fisheries Information and Traceability Coordinator
Herman is an alumnus of the aquatic resource management program from the Faculty of Marine and Fisheries Science at Halu Oleo University, Kendari-Indonesia. During in the college and after, he was actively involved in the conservation of marine and coastal of aquatic ecosystems as well as data collection programs for other sustainable fisheries projects. He has carried out trainings and directly involved in the field during this period until present. He is also a diver and often monitors the health of coastal ecosystems, namely coral reefs, seagrass and mangroves, including the water quality parameters in various sites in Indonesia.
In early 2020, he has joined AP2HI and implemented the data collection for Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) program for MSC certification as field staff in Southeast Sulawesi. At the beginning of 2022, he was mandated as FIT Coordinator 2 to carry out the function of managed and coordination between field staff for the implementation of data collection and fisheries information for the TCT fisheries improvement program from Handline and Pole and Line fishing gear in several areas: Southeast Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara and Banda Aceh.
Rengga Retno Laila Saputri
Field staff Central Java
Rengga graduated from the Fisheries Resources Utilization Study Program, Brawijaya University in 2022 and started her career in the same year at AP2HI as Central Java Field Staff. In her involvement as field staff, Rengga assisted in the implementation of the AP2HI program, including the Fisheries Improvement Program (FIP), socio-economic surveys, and other activities. In May 2023, she also doubled as Coastal Community Empowerment and is currently carrying out the function of community empowerment for women workers in the fisheries sector in Kema 3, Minahasa Utara