Technical Guidance on the Design and Implementation of Electronic Catch Documentation and Traceability (eCDT) Systems in Southeast Asia

Country: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Regional, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam
Language: English
Description:

This technical guidance document is a practical guide for developing and implementing electronic catch documentation and traceability (eCDT) systems, principally for marine capture fisheries, that can be aligned to the different capacities, circumstances, and needs of ASEAN member states (AMS).

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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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Vietnam CDT Gap Analysis and Partnership Appraisal

Country: Vietnam
Language: English
Description:

From October 2017 to February 2018, USAID Oceans, through a team of in-country consultants and international experts, conducted a review of Vietnam’s legal frameworks, management systems, and fisheries operations to assess current catch documentation and traceability protocols and capabilities, the current certification scheme being used in Vietnam’s seafood industry, and good practices being used by Vietnam’s tuna fisheries that can be leveraged for system implementation.

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