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- Guidance Document
Fisheries Governance Tool: Guidance Document
A collaboration of key factors driving fisheries governance have been defined in this document, holding stakeholders at the core and refining the goals for effective processes. Connected by three components (policy, capacity, and performance) guidance forms a layered approach to evaluating current fisheries management structure and track governance progress.Press enter to go to this resource, Fisheries Governance Tool: Guidance Document
- Guidance Document
Understanding Costs for Traceability Technology Implementation
Implementation of technological systems requires time and money, and, when allocated appropriately, can lead to increased understanding of the operating systems and their management. A brief breakdown of the stages, methods, time frames, and costs within developing traceability systems are presented, showing the requirements of each stage and the process from start to finish.Press enter to go to this resource, Understanding Costs for Traceability Technology Implementation
- Guidance Document
Monitoring and Evaluation Framework: Improving food security & reducing poverty through intra-regional fish trade
This framework provides a description of practical information the Fish Trade project requires for operationalizing and implementing a functioning monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework, enabling results for decision making. This case study demonstrates the use M&E framework to set indicators, guidelines, and facilitate coordination across stakeholder groups.Press enter to go to this resource, Monitoring and Evaluation Framework: Improving food security & reducing poverty through intra-regional fish trade
Towards Interoperable Fisheries Data Systems in the U.S.
The range of fisheries data users globally has increased, so the ability for these systems to communicate and transfer data seamlessly proves to be of importance, as it aids the development of policies and management plans. To meet this need, this report compiles stakeholder interviews and literature reviews to inform how the U.S. can modernize…Press enter to go to this resource, Towards Interoperable Fisheries Data Systems in the U.S.
Tracking Progress: Assessing Business Responses to Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in the Thai Seafood Industry
Heightened interest has developed with regards to the seafood industry’s forced labour within Thai fisheries and efforts are being initiated to address gaps in current practices. Chapter 3 discusses policy reforms alongside corporate responses (Chapter 2) to address and prevent the abuse in Thai seafood supply chains. Interviews with stakeholders shed light on the challenges…Press enter to go to this resource, Tracking Progress: Assessing Business Responses to Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in the Thai Seafood Industry
- Tool / Toolkit
The Fisheries Governance Tool
The Fisheries Governance Tool provides indicator-based analyses to determine the performance of countries’ fisheries management systems. This diagnostic tool can measure progress over time of fisheries management by identifying gaps in the structure and functionality as well as assessing the capacity and progress towards targets.Press enter to go to this resource, The Fisheries Governance Tool
- Case Study
Learning Site Profile: General Santos, Philippines
This Site Profile provides an overview of why it was selected as one of USAID's pilot sites, including the site’s regional significance, biodiversity, and key economic and fisheries data. Priority challenges and opportunities are also presented in this brief overview.Press enter to go to this resource, Learning Site Profile: General Santos, Philippines
Indonesia Value Chain Assessment
This value chain assessment of tuna fisheries in Bitung, Indonesia, was a key first step to understand the catch documentation and traceability processes and requirements along the value chain. This report identifies the main exporting markets, explores market requirements, and informs the CDT design approach, partnership development and industry engagement in Bitung and along the…Press enter to go to this resource, Indonesia Value Chain Assessment
- Peer Reviewed Article
Tools and Technologies for the Monitoring, Control and Surveillance of Unwanted Catches
This paper first provides an overall synthesis of the pro’s and con’s of several monitoring tools and technologies. Four electronic monitoring (EM) technologies already trialled in EU fisheries are then summarized.Press enter to go to this resource, Tools and Technologies for the Monitoring, Control and Surveillance of Unwanted Catches