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Snapshots: Philippines CDT System Undergoes Live Testing

Following the unveiling of the Philippines' electronic Catch Documentation and Traceability System (eCDTS) in late 2017, USAID Oceans and BFAR have been conducting extensive internal system testing and optimization to prepare for roll out in the General Santos learning site. During the week of April 23, 2018, USAID Oceans, BFAR, and industry partners...

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USAID Oceans and FAME form Partnership to Support Philippine Small-Scale Fisheries

The USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) and the Futuristic Aviation and Maritime Enterprise (FAME) launched a partnership to develop and test catch documentation and traceability (CDT) systems and communications technologies in the Philippines’ small-scale fisheries. FAME is a private, Philippines-based company and the leading provider...

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USAID Oceans PPP Factsheet

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) leverage the expertise, resources and interests of government and privately operated industries or organizations to achieve mutually beneficial objectives.

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USAID Oceans EAFM Factsheet

An Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) is an integrated management approach across coastal and marine areas and their natural resources that promotes conservation and...

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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.’