Program of Activities under FCG/ASSP Mechanism 2021

On going Projects

Strategy I: Securing the sustainability of fisheries to contribute to food security, poverty alleviation and livelihood of people in the region

1. Strengthening a Regional Cooperation and Enhancing National Capacities to Eliminate IUU Fishing in Southeast Asia
2. Harmonization and Enhancing Utilization of Fishery Statistics and Information
3. Responsible Fishing Technology and Practice
4. Research for Enhancement of Sustainable Utilization and Management of Sharks and Rays in the Southeast Asian Region
5. Sustainable Utilization of Anguillid Eels in the Southeast Asian Region
6. Sustainable Utilization of Fisheries Resources and Resources Enhancement in Southeast Asia
7. Fisheries Management Strategies for Pelagic Fish Resources in the Southeast Asian Region
8. Management Scheme for Inland Fisheries in the Southeast Asian Region
9. Small-scale Fisheries Management for Better Livelihood and Fisheries Resources
10. Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand
11. Strengthening the Effective Management of Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture in AMS with GIS and RS Technology
12. Development of Stock Assessment Methods and Strengthening of Resources Management Measures for Tropical Anguillid Eel in Southeast Asia

Strategy II :Supporting the sustainable growth of aquaculture to complement fisheries and contribute to food security, poverty alleviation and livelihood of people in the region

13. Sustainable Aquaculture through Cost-Effective Culture Systems, and Prompt and Effective Aquatic Animal Health Management

Strategy III :Ensuring the food safety and quality of fish and fishery products for the Southeast Asian region

14. Enhancing Food Safety and Competitiveness of Seafood Products

Strategy IV: Enhancing trade and compliance of the region’s fish and fishery products with market requirements


Strategy V: Addressing cross-cutting issues, such as labor, gender and climate change, where related to international fisheries

15. Assistance for Capacity Development in the Region to Address International Fisheries-related Issues

Strategy VI: Empowering SEAFDEC to strengthen its roles in the region and to improve its services to Member Countries

16. Fisheries Resource Survey & Operational Plan for M.V. SEAFDEC 2

New Projects (starting 2021)

1. ASEAN-JICA Food Value Chain Development Project
2. ASEAN-JICA Cooperation for Capacity Building on IUU Fishing Countermeasures in Southeast Asia
3. Regional Collaborative Research and Capacity Building for Monitoring and Reduction of Marine Debris from Fisheries in Southeast Asia

Pipeline Projects
(to be implemented under the FCG/ASSP Mechanism once the funding arrangement is finalized)

1. Sustainable Management of Fisheries, Marine Living Resources and their Habitats in the Bay of Bengal Region for the Benefit of Coastal States and Communities: Support to SEAFDEC Member Countries