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USAID Oceans Convenes Regional Fisheries Agencies at 3rd Annual July Technical Working Group Meeting

USAID Oceans convened its 3rd Annual Regional Technical Working Group (TWG) Planning Workshop, July 16-18, 2018, in  Bangkok, Thailand. Held at the timely juncture of USAID Oceans’ program mid-point, the workshop sought to elicit inputs and guidance from TWG members for the development of a set of regional guidelines on the adoption and use of electronic catch documentation and traceability systems that support sustainable fisheries management, human welfare, and leverage public-private partnerships. 

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USAID Oceans pitches challenge for traceability data validity, verifiability in Make for the Planet Challenge

USAID Oceans participated in the Make for the Planet Competition, organized by Conservation X Labs, held from June 24 -28, 2018, at the International Marine Conservation Congress in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The multi-day Make for the Planet competition invites conservation experts to pitch challenges to teams of inventors with various areas of expertise to create solutions for global biological conservation.

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SNAPSHOTS: USAID Oceans Launches Small-Scale Traceability Technology in the Philippines

USAID Oceans made leaps forward this month in establishing full-chain seafood traceability with the installation of technology to bring small-scale fishers online in the Philippines. With partner, the Futuristic Aviation and Marine Enterprises (FAME), USAID Oceans installed 30 small-scale vessel transponders with “First Mover” fisherfolk and five connection gateways that bring connectivity to remote and at-sea areas surrounding the program’s General Santos City learning site.

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USAID Oceans’ Mid-Term Review Report

In March 2018, an internal review team composed of Tetra Tech staff conducted a mid-term review of the USAID Oceans program. The mid-term review was not intended to serve as an in-depth...

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Oceans Team Profiles

Meet the USAID Oceans team. The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership is a collaborative project between the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development...

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Events

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7th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF7)

The 7th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries – will be held from 18-20 October, 2018, hosted at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. GAF-7 is a stand-alone event, that will be packed with  a variety of different activities and sessions covering all aspects of gender in fisheries.

Date: 18 October, 2018 - 20 October, 2018
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
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What We Do

USAID Oceans is working to combat IUU fishing and enhance South East Asia’s fisheries through a multi-prong approach that takes into account the complexities of the issue and the people that it impacts.

Where Oceans Works

To support regional expansion and capacity building, USAID Oceans has adopted a tiered approach for support, categorizing countries into ‘Learning Sites’ and ‘Expansion Sites.’