Overcoming Barriers: Economic Benefits of Electronic Traceability

20 Apr, 2020 | Feature Article

SALT has distilled lessons from existing traceability pilots to provide potential solutions to overcoming the challenges a company might face when adopting eCDT. This is the 2nd in the “Overcoming Barriers” series and speaks to the direct business benefits of eCDT, such as regulation compliance, food safety assurance, strengthened brand reputation, and increased operational efficiency.

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Engaging Small-scale Fishers in the Philippines in eCDT Systems Proves the Feasibility of Scaling eCDT for Municipal Fishers Regionally

20 Apr, 2020 | Feature Article

As USAID Oceans nears completion in May 2020, the project has subcontracted the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Philippines, in partnership with the private technology company, Futuristic Aviation and Maritime Enterprise (FAME), to expand one of these proven eCDT tools—FAME technology for small-scale fishers—to Occidental Mindoro and Bicol, Philippines.

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PRESS RELEASE: USAID Celebrates Accomplishments in Combating Illegal Fishing and Promoting Sustainable Fisheries in the Asia-Pacific Region

16 Apr, 2020 | Feature Article, Press Release

In February, public and private sector leaders in the seafood industry gathered in Manila, Philippines, and Jakarta, Indonesia, to celebrate the accomplishments of the USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership’s work in Southeast Asia. The two closeout events highlighted the significant work of partners from ASEAN member states and the regional seafood industry to promote resource conservation and maritime security.

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USAID Oceans Engages Conservation International to Lead Implementation of the First Sub-regional Fisheries Management Plan in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines

15 Apr, 2020 | Feature Article

From March 10-11, 2020, with support from USAID Oceans, Conservation International-Philippines partnered with the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Regional Secretariat and members of National CTI Coordinating Committees of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines to conduct a “Sulu-Sulawesi Sub-Regional EAFM Plan Implementation Workshop in Manila, Philippines.”

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