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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eLogbook Implementation: Benefits, Industry Perception, and Opportunities

Country: Indonesia
Language: English
Description:

In May 2019, with support from USAID Oceans, the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) launched an electronic logbook, or “eLogbook,” application to improve its CDT system, digitally capture and compile data within the fisheries supply chain, and increase compliance with fishing regulations. This case study looks at the implementation of eLogbooks in Indonesia, including challenges, limitations, and opportunities. 

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Technology Impacts: Business Benefits of Electronic Catch Documentation and Traceability Technologies

Country: Regional
Language: English
Description:

USAID Oceans collaborated with fellow USAID program, the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT) to develop this impact series to share experiences implementing eCDT tools that establish connectivity in remote and at-sea areas; provide mechanisms for data collection and transmission through the entire supply chain; and offer value-added user benefits, such as communication, safety, and business tools.

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Learning Site Experiences and Lessons Learned: General Santos, Philippines

Country: Philippines
Language: English
Description:

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.

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Learning Site Experience and Lessons Learned: Bitung, Indonesia

Country: Indonesia
Language: English
Description:

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 Bitung, Indonesia learning site.

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Technology Solutions for Electronic Catch Documentation and Traceability (Bahasa Indonesian)

Country: Indonesia, Regional
Language: Bahasa
Description:

Learn more about USAID Oceans-developed and supported technology tools for electronic catch documentation and traceability. USAID Oceans has worked closely with government, the fisheries industry, and technology partners to identify, design, and develop suitable tools to establish connectivity in remote and at-sea areas, provide a mechanism for data collection and transmission through the entire supply chain, and provide value-added user benefits, such as communication, safety, and business tools. (Bahasa Indonesian version)

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