TIA has carried out some activities abroad for providing consulting services and project preparation. Followings are the TIA’s overseas experiences on those areas:
- Ulu Tiram New Town Development, Central Johor, Malaysia, funded by private of Advance Development Sdn. Bhd./Bulin Group, Malaysia, from 1995 to 1996. In this project, TIA associated with PCI of Malaysia implement the consulting service to prepare a comprehensive study for approximate by 3,000 ha of non-productive oil palm plantation in an undulating site of 20 km north of Central Johor with a target capacity reaches around 150,000 to 180,000 population in year 2030. The study includes evaluation of resources and major economic activities to be promoted in this new, self-contain township development.
- Penang Outer Ring Road (Coastal Highway) Development Project, Penang, Malaysia, financed by private of Eastern & Oriental Berhad, Malaysia, from 1995 to 1996. In this project, TIA associated with PCI of Malaysia implement the consulting service to reclaim the coastal area of Georgetown, the capital of Penang, Malaysia to expand residential, art and educational, commercial and recreational development opportunities, including the new proposal for conserving and revitalizing the historical section of Georgetown. The development will absorb approximately 50,000 to 60,000 populations within the-20 year implementation plan. The project covered an area of about 350 ha.
- Overseas Training on the Framework of Understanding on the Management of Coastal Area in the Philippines funded by ADB (Loan No. 1570/1571 (SF)-INO), in 1999. In this project, TIA associated with Primex Inc. of Philippines. The objectives of the training are to give the participants a good understanding of the needs and benefits of fisheries management and of the major technical and institutional issues in management planning and implementation.
- Financial Overseas Training for Staff from Central and District of Coastal Community Development and Fisheries Resource Management Project in Manila, Philippines funded by ADB (Loan No. 1570/1571 (SF)-INO), in 2000. In this project, TIA associated with Primex Inc. of Philippines. The Financial Training Course is envisaged to provide the staff of the PCO, PIU, and DGF the necessary skills for effective management of funds in accordance with the project implementation requirements as specified by predetermined activities and schedules.
- Overseas Training in Participatory Coastal Fisheries Management and Community Development in Thailand funded by ADB (Loan No. 1570/1571 (SF)-INO), in 2000. The Overseas Training aims to indicate the appropriate samples to participants on coastal fisheries management and participative community development.
- 10th International Coral Reef Symposium in Okinawa, Japan funded by ADB Loan No. 1962-INO (SF), in 2004.
- International Meeting to Guangdong, the People Republic of China financed by ADB Loan No. 1962-INO (SF), in 2006. The international meeting is designed and organized to give the participants a good understanding of suitable content and major issues of coral reef management, mangrove management, mariculture development and integrated coastal zone management. It emphasizes the broader aspects of integrated and coordinated development and the related institutional support requirements. It will cover fishery research institute, integrated coastal zone management, community based fisheries management, small-scale mariculture and value added fisheries products.
- International Meeting under Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project Phase II (Coremap II) financed by ADB Loan No. 1962-INO (SF) in November 2006. The objective of this study is to expose local government staff on community-based resource management and development of alternative livelihoods. Specifically, participants should focus on the process of involving communities in resource management, sharing of responsibilities between the Government and communities, maintaining the commitment of parties concerned to sustainable resource management even at post-project era, and development of alternative livelihoods to ease pressure on marine resources.
- Overseas Training DGCF to Midle East, Uni Emirate Arab and Oman funded by GOI in September 2008. The overseas training is designed and organized to give the participants a good understanding of suitable content and major issues in efficient fishing port utilization and management. As a result, the concerned officials are expected to build their capacity in efficient fishing port utilization and management, introduce innovations in their work, and undertake their respective duties and responsibilities more effectively. The number of participant is 12 persons.