This report documents lessons learned, recommendations, and next steps from USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership’s experience developing and testing cutting-edge seafood traceability systems; implmenting sustainable fisheries management plans; empowering women and promiting gender equity; and bringing together government and industry to ensure seafood traceability in the project’s General Santos, Philippines, learning site.Read More Download
Workshop to Review Available eCDT Technology Solutions and Advance Regional Guidance for Fisheries Traceability in the Coral Triangle Region
Workshop proceedings from USAID Oceans’ training workshops with the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) in support of its member-countries seafood traceability initiatives in the Coral Triangle region. USAID Oceans’ June 24 “pre-event” workshop was focused on assisting the Pacific countries in conducting rapid gap analyses to assess the state of their respective CDT capabilities for wild capture fisheries. The June 27-28 “post-event” workshop presented a range of electronic catch documentation and traceability (eCDT) technology solutions to meet needs identified in the previous sessions.Read More Download
Fisheries Annex: Protected Area Management Plan for the Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape, Region 12, Philippines (2016 – 2021)
Description: This ‘Fisheries Annex,’ is a planning document that forms part of the Protected Area Management Plan for Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape in Region 12, Philippines. It is a proposed...
Sustainable Fisheries Management Plan for the Sarangani Bay and Sulawesi Sea: Region 12, Philippines
The Sustainable Fisheries Management Plan for the Sarangani Bay and Sulawesi Sea is an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Plan for the the Sarangani Bay and parts of the Sulawesi Sea that comprise the provinces of South Cotabato, Sarangani, and Sultan Kudarat, including Cotabato City and General Santos City (SOCCSKARGEN)—also known as Region 12 in the Philippines’ 16 administrative regions. This document is intended to provide a framework for fisheries management within the Sarangani Bay-Sulawesi corridor for adoption and implementation by relevant governmental agencies, local government units, non-governmental partners, academic and research institutions, and the fishing industry sector that altogether will benefit from effective fisheries management and biodiversity conservation in SOCCSKSARGEN and other regions of the Philippines.Read More Download
The Sub-Regional Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management Plan for the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape was designed to enable the Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion (SSME) to achieve a common fisheries management vision by 2030. The plan is the first known sub-regional EAFM plan in fisheries management literature; it includes specific management goals, objectives, and management actions to be undertaken by relevant governmental agencies, non-governmental partners, and multi-lateral/regional organizations focused on fisheries management and biodiversity conservation in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.Read More Download
Country: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Regional
Description: Adopting an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management as a new management approach or an evolution of an existing approach requires an expanded scope of fisheries management over other...
Country: Indonesia, Philippines
Description: USAID Oceans and Seafood Watch developed workshops for learning site stakeholders to link Seafood Watch standards with USAID Oceans’ sustainable fisheries management objectives and...
Description: This report, developed by USAID Oceans' subcontractor, The National Network on Women in Fisheries in the Philippines, Inc. (WINFISH), presents a gender analysis of fisheries in USAID...
This report assesses labor conditions in the General Santos City learning site in the Philippines to provide technical assistance on integrating relevant labor data into the CDT system.Read More Download
The Philippines Value Chain Analysis identifies the main export markets and explores market/buyer requirements and customer preferences in General Santos City tuna fisheries.Read More Download