Program of Activities under FCG/ASSP Mechanism 2018

Thrust I: Developing and Promoting Responsible Fisheries for Poverty Alleviation & Food Security

  1. Human Resource Development for Sustainable Fisheries
  2. Optimizing Energy Use/Improving Safety Onboard in Fishing Activities
  3. Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries Resources Enhancement Measures in Critical Habitats/Fishing Grounds in Southeast Asia
  4. Environment-friendly, Sustainable Utilization and Management of Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources
  5. Enhancement of Sustainability of Catadromous Eel Resources in Southeast Asia
  6. Promotion of Responsible Utilization of Inland Fisheries in Southeast Asia
  7. Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience for Sustainable Livelihood and Coastal Resources Management

Thrust II: Enhancing Capacity & Competitiveness to Facilitate International and Intra-regional Trade

  1. Chemicals and Drug Residues in Fish and Fish Products in Southeast Asia – Biotoxins (ASP, AZA, and BTX) and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in the ASEAN Region
  2. Cold Chain Management for Seafood
  3. Reinforcement and Optimization of Fish Health Management and the Effective Dissemination in the Southeast Asian Region

Thrust III: Improving Management Concepts and Approaches for Sustainable Fisheries

  1. Promotion of Counter Measures to Reduce IUU fishing activities
  2. Combating IUU Fishing in the Southeast Asian Region through Application of Catch Certification for Trading of Fish and Fishery Products
  3. Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand

Thrust IV: Providing Policy & Advisory Services for Planning & Executing Management of Fisheries

  1. Fisheries Resource Survey and Operational Plan for M.V. SEAFDEC 2
  2. Offshore Fisheries Resources Exploration in Southeast Asia
  3. Enhancing the compilation and Utilization of Fishery Statistics and Information for Sustainable Development and Management of Fisheries in Southeast Asian Region
  4. Comparative Studies for Management of Purse Seine Fisheries in the Southeast Asian Region
  5. Research for Enhancement of Sustainable Utilization and Management of Sharks and Rays in the Southeast Asian Region

Thrust V: Addressing International Fisheries Related Issues from a Regional Perspective

  1. Assistance of Capacity Building in the Region to Address International Trade Related Issues
  2. Strengthening SEAFDEC Network for Sustainable Fisheries

Special Project

  1. Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being in Southeast Asia
  2. The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans)

New Project

  1. Enhancing Sustainable Utilization and Management Scheme of Tropical Anguillid Eel Resources in Southeast Asia