Sustainable Fisheries Management Plan for the Sarangani Bay and Sulawesi Sea: Region 12, Philippines

Country: Philippines
Language: English
Description:

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.

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Sub-Regional Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management Plan for the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape

Country: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Regional
Language: English
Description:

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.

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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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Meeting Report: 3rd Annual Regional Technical Working Group Planning Workshop

Country: Regional
Language: English
Description:

USAID Oceans held its 3rd Annual Regional Technical Working Group (TWG) Planning Workshop, July 16-18, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Workshop was convened following the mid-term evaluation of USAID Oceans to update partners on the program’s activities and take stock of partner progress, but the primary objective was to elicit inputs from the TWG and implementing partners to guide the way forward for the project.

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