Workshop to Review Available eCDT Technology Solutions and Advance Regional Guidance for Fisheries Traceability in the Coral Triangle Region

Country: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Regional, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste
Language: English
Description:

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.

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Partnership Apprasal and Prioritization Report: Vietnam

Country: Vietnam
Language: English, Vietnamese
Description:

USAID Oceans’ teams worked together closely to engage buyers, seafood companies, and organizations working on seafood traceability to identify their interests, challenges, opportunities for collaboration, and to design an eCDT roadmap that supports eCDT system design and implementation. This report summarizes the main findings of the Vietnam Partnership Appraisal, as well as recommendations for next steps to develop partnerships that will support eCDT implementation.

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Partnership Appraisal and Prioritization Report: Thailand

Country: Thailand
Language: English
Description:

USAID Oceans’ teams worked together closely to engage buyers, seafood companies, and organizations working on seafood traceability to identify their interests, challenges, opportunities for collaboration, and to design an eCDT roadmap that supports eCDT system design and implementation. This report summarizes the main findings of the Thailand Partnership Appraisal, as well as recommendations for next steps to develop partnerships that will support eCDT implementation.

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Partnership Appraisal and Prioritization Report: Malaysia

Country: Malaysia
Language: English
Description:

USAID Oceans together closely to engage buyers, seafood companies, and organizations working on seafood traceability in Malaysia to conduct a Partnership Appraisal to identify interests, challenges, opportunities for collaboration, and to design an eCDT roadmap that supports eCDT system design and implementation. This report summarizes the main findings of the Malaysia Partnership Appraisal, as well as recommendations for next steps to develop partnerships that will support eCDT implementation.

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Thailand CDT Gap Analysis

Country: Thailand
Language: English
Description:

Over 2017 to 2019, USAID Oceans engaged with the Thailand Department of Fisheries (DOF) to provide targeted technical support to strengthen and expand the nation’s existing eCDT system. The resulting CDT Gap Analysis identifies and assesses the successes and challenges of Thailand’s existing eCDT capabilities and system implementation, as well as provides recommendations for further enhancement.

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Trafiz Product Guide

Country: Regional
Language: English
Description:

To address the unique needs and challenges faced by small-scale fishers in providing traceability data, USAID Oceans has developed “Trafiz,” a mobile catch documentation application (app) that enables the first buyer or fish supplier to collect and submit traceability data. This guide provides an overview of and a full instruction manual for the Trafiz mobile application.

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Assessing Fisheries in a New Era: Extended Guidance for Rapid Appraisals of Fisheries Management Systems

Country: Regional
Language: English
Description:

Provides new and extended guidance on appraising fisheries management systems from the 1996-released Rapid Appraisal of Fisheries Management Systems (RAFMS) Handbook. This guide presents updated concepts and methodologies for fisheries management research that acknowledge new technology advancements and the human and gender-related aspects of fisheries.

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