This guidebook is aimed at helping fishers, fishery managers, NGOs, seafood buyers and others interested in monitoring fisheries to understand how EM works, what EM systems can do and how to design and implement an EM program that overcomes barriers to full implementation.
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This set of gender and development (GAD) checklists was developed to ensure the programs and projects of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) are addressing key gender issues or concerns. The checklists cover livelihood and food security, fisheries and coastal resource management and conservation, research, and training.
This blog is the first in the series, “Overcoming Barriers: Solutions for adopting electronic traceability”. This series primarily speaks to the seafood industry and covers barriers such as prohibitive cost and unclear benefits, interoperability, behavior change, and technology issues, as well as providing a range of solutions.
The GDST is a business-to-business platform that has created the foundation for a unified framework for interoperable seafood traceability practices. GDST 1.0 materials here include core normative standards, a spreadsheet of their basic universal list of KDEs, explanatory materials, and technical implementation guidance.
This map from Sea Around Us breaks the oceans up into relevant fisheries management zones such as EEZs, LMEs, MEs, RFMOs, high seas, and FMO areas.
A Youtube video of the Seafood Alliance for Legality & Traceability’s overview presentation. Here, SALT provides an overview of what the project will aim to accomplish and how we will do it.
SALT has distilled lessons from existing traceability pilots to provide potential solutions to overcoming the challenges a company might face when adopting eCDT. This is the 1st in the “Overcoming Barriers” series and speaks to the indirect business benefits of eCDT, such as reducing risk, empowering marginalized groups, and improving ocean health.
Our Ocean 2020 will focus on six Areas of Action, convening partners from across the globe to identify solutions to manage marine resources, increase the ocean’s resilience to climate change and safeguard its health for generations to come.