- The Ministerial Decree No. 17/2008 Conservation Areas in Coastal and Small Islands has been issued on September 2008.
- Strategic Plans on Coral Reef Management (Renstras) have been issued by the Bupatis in six districts and are being implemented through the District Medium-Term Development Plans (RPJMDs) and various marine resources management activities such as the Marine Management Areas (KKLDs) and local MCS.
- The government regulation on Fisheries Resource Management has been issued through PP 60/2007.
- Local ordinances (PERDAs) have been passed in Natuna, Tapteng, Bintan, Mentawai, Batam, Sumbar and Kepri. That of Nias Selatan has been approved by DPRD and has been submitted to the governor for notification.
- Detailed Coral Reef Management Plans (RPTKs) have been prepared and are being implemented in 57 villages (under 8 project districts).
- SK Bupati delineating MMAs in 7 districts have been done. MMA Plans have been prepared in Nias Selatan, Tapteng, Mentawai, Batam, Bintan and Natuna.
- A national and 8 regional CRITCs have been established.
- Reef health and socio-economic surveys are being conducted regularly as planned. CREEL is now operational in all districts.
- Institutional Assessment completed. A Comprehensive Training Plan prepared and submitted to ADB and was approved in 2007. About 1,500 personnel of MMAF, LIPI and other agencies have been trained on coral reef management; About 400 NGO staff and 800 personnel from the private sector have also been trained.
- Community groups have been formed in 57 coastal villages. More than 7,800 people from coastal communities have participated in formal trainings conducted by PMO, RCUs and PIUs on coral reef management and livelihood development. In addition to these, NGOs and LIPI also provided formal trainings involving 800 and 150 people in coastal communities, respectively.
- site-specific coral reef resource surveys are being done regularly in 17 sites. Moreover, coral reef health surveys are also being conducted annually by the district CRITCs in the DPLs of each of the 57 project villages.
- 7 KKLDs covering more than 130,000 ha of coral reefs and associated ecosystems have been declared through Bupati Decrees. Moreover, management plans have been prepared for these KKLDs. Community-based MCS are protecting portions of these KKLDs, particularly those within the village waters and in the DPLs.
- Community-based MCS is being implemented in all of the 57 project villages in 9 districts (originally 8 districts due to the subdivision of Nias); 75 percent of respondents in a 2009 survey say that destructive fishing activities have been significantly reduced. Discussions with community and Pokmas leaders reveal that known incidence of illegal fishing activities has decreased by more than 50 percent.
- 264 social infrastructures have been provided to the 57 project villages, with most of them receiving 3 to 4 types of facilities, the most common of which are village information centers (56), MCS patrol boats (58), clean water supply (39), sanitation facilities (37) and jetty/wharf (33).
- Technical and input assistance have been provided to more than 7,000 persons. EA estimates that a total of 7,200 persons could be assisted by the end of project implementation period on 31 December 2011.