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Laos Fishery Experts Hold National Gender Training, Highlighting Importance of Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries Management

As is common across many countries in Southeast Asia, in Laos women play a key role in the processing and marketing of fish. Recognizing the importance of gender roles and equity in the fisheries sector, in early 2018 the Laos Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF) requested support from USAID Oceans to conduct a National Training Workshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Livestock and Fisheries Management and Development. 

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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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USAID Oceans’ Annual Progress Report: Year Three

September 2018 marked the completion of the program’s third of its five years, with considerable success and milestones achieved since the program’s launch. This Annual Progress Report provides an overview of the Activity and its accomplishments in the 2018 Fiscal Year, covering the period of October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018.

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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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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.’