Key findings and recommendations from USAID Oceans’ assessment of Malaysia’s current implementation of catch documentation and traceability (CDT) through a gap analysis, rapid partnership appraisal, and development of a road map for implementing an eCDTS that will support the country’s compliance with U.S. and EU market requirements in the near term and other importing country requirements in the long-term.Read More Download
Learn how USAID Oceans is working to strengthen regional cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, promote sustainable fisheries and conserve marine biodiversity in the Asia-Pacific region. This video provides an overview of the benefits of the program’s traceability technology to a range of partners—from local fishers to international consumers.Read More
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.Read More Download
September 2018 marked the completion of the program’s third of its five years, with considerable success and milestones achieved since the program’s launch. This Annual Progress Report provides an overview of the Activity and its accomplishments in the 2018 Fiscal Year, covering the period of October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018.Read More Download
The Gender Research in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Training Handbook was developed to build the capacity of practitioners, experts, and students working in fisheries and aquaculture in gender theory and practice through interactive presentations and case studies.Read More Download
Description: On July 5-6, 2018, a two-day workshop to finalize the draft Sub-Regional Plan was held in Mandaue City, Philippines, co-organized by USAID Oceans, GIZ, and CTI-CFF, and delegates of...
Overview of the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape Sub-Regional Plan: Taking an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management
Description: The Sub-Regional Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Plan for Managing Transboundary Fisheries in the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape has been developed to enable the Sulu-Sulawesi...