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Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration Social Responsibility Toolkit
This document outlines actionable steps included in the the Roadmap for Improving Seafood Ethics. Resources included improve social responsibility of fisheries through evaluation and monitoring supply chain risk, improving supply chain practices, and communicating about policies, expectations, and progress.Press enter to go to this resource, Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration Social Responsibility Toolkit
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Traceability Traps and Triumphs Webinar
This two-session special event explores the struggles and successes in the field of seafood traceability. Hear directly from experts around the world as they share their experiences. Session 1: Introduction 0:00 - 10:55 Stephani Mangunsong (Independent Expert, formerly of MDPI) 10:55 - 23:18 Cristina Velez Srinivasan (USAID, Regional Development Mission for Asia) 23:55 - 39:05…Press enter to go to this resource, Traceability Traps and Triumphs Webinar
National Electronic Monitoring Workshops – Report & Videos
The report and recordings from the 2019 and 2020 National Electronic Monitoring (EM) Workshops offer best practices from regional programs, presentations, and panel discussions that addressed EM challenges to a multi-stakeholder audience. Topics include i) technology development, ii) expanding applications, iii) involvement in policy, iv) reducing costs while increasing benefits, and v) supporting science-based decisions.Press enter to go to this resource, National Electronic Monitoring Workshops - Report & Videos
Bait to Plate
This infographic uncovers the traditionally opaque seafood supply chain from bait to plate. Visualize the power of eCDT that allows for end-to-end traceability where electronic data is captured in and shared up the supply chain as the product continues its journey. ECDT systems provide data that can help verify a seafood product's origin and legality.Press enter to go to this resource, Bait to Plate
Final Program Report: Impacts and Lessons Learned
USAID Oceans focused on strengthening electronic catch documentation and traceability, curbing IUU practices, developing partnerships, and integrating human welfare considerations throughout supply chains. Numerous lessons were uncovered about challenges, best practices, essential stakeholders, and key issues in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. This report shares lessons and recommendations for a legal, fair, and sustainable seafood industry.Press enter to go to this resource, Final Program Report: Impacts and Lessons Learned
Tracing Lobster in Belize
The Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability visited Belize in 2019 to learn and share with the wider seafood community how The Nature Conservancy integrated traceability to a lobster co-operative. This video includes a Q&A session with Julie Robinson, who distilled for us her journey in carrying out this project.Press enter to go to this resource, Tracing Lobster in Belize
Minimum Standards for Vessel Electronic Monitoring Systems
This infographic is based on ISSF's report on Minimum Standards for Electronic Monitoring in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries. This infographic shows how purse-seine tuna vessels should configure and operate their electronic monitoring systems (EMS). It indicates which features and processes should be in place before, during, and after the fishing trip.Press enter to go to this resource, Minimum Standards for Vessel Electronic Monitoring Systems
Transshipment Best Practices
This webinar discusses challenges and risks associated with at-sea transshipment, RFMO management, and the need for stronger regulations. ISSF and the PEW Charitable Trust collaborated with the NGO Tuna Forum to develop Best Practices for Well-Managed Transshipment, which includes 14 specific Best Practices and other recommendations covering three core areas: Management, Data Reporting, and Monitoring.Press enter to go to this resource, Transshipment Best Practices
RFMO Best Practice Performance
This table shows which Regional Fishery Management Organization(s) (RFMOs) are leaders — that is, following best practices in fishery management — in several categories: IUU Vessel List, Authorized Vessel Record, Compliance Assessment Process, Observer Requirements, Supply & Tender Vessels, Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS), Transshipment, and Fish Aggregation Devices (FAD) Management.Press enter to go to this resource, RFMO Best Practice Performance