• Selayar south Sulawesi, laurent houmeau, Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Strengthening coastal management in Selayar with community-based solutions

    Selayar in Indonesia is the gateway to Taka Bonerate, a highly biodiverse marine national park, which is under serious threat from overexploitation and ocean plastic. To protect the area and other marine environments in the Coral Triangle, UQ researchers from CCRES developed strategies to strengthen coastal management.
  • Migrant/refugee boat, adamansel52, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

    Combating migrant smuggling in Southeast Asia

    UQ researchers are promoting regional approaches to make migration safer and criminalise the smuggling of migrants in Southeast Asia. The smuggling of migrants is a major concern in Southeast Asia. Every country in the region is affected as a source, transit region, or destination for migrants seeking protection or prosperity abroad.
  • Cows in a forest

    Smallholder cattle enterprise development in Timor-Leste

    Cattle are already a valuable part of Timor-Leste culture. However, cattle smallholders are mostly subsistence farmers, and livestock productivity is typically low. A team of UQ researchers is working with partners in Timor-Leste to increase smallholders’ wealth and livelihoods in the region by training Redi Kamodi community groups to shift from subsistence to semi-commercial farming practices.

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