Program of Activities under FCG/ASSP Mechanism 2024

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. Sustainable Utilization of Fisheries Resources and Resources Enhancement in Southeast Asia (2020–2024)
2. Fisheries Management Strategies for Pelagic Fish Resources in the Southeast Asian Region (2020–2024)
3. Management Scheme for Inland Fisheries in the Southeast Asian Region (2020–2024)
4. Harmonization and Enhancing Utilization of Fishery Statistics and Information (2020–2024)
5. Strengthening a Regional Cooperation and Enhancing National Capacities to Eliminate IUU Fishing in Southeast Asia (2020–2024)
6. ASEAN-JICA Cooperation for Capacity Building on IUU Fishing Countermeasures in Southeast Asia (2024–2026)
7. Small-scale Fisheries Management for Better Livelihood and Fisheries Resources (2020–2024)
8. Responsible Fishing Technology and Practice (2020–2024)
9. Regional Collaborative Research and Capacity Building for Monitoring and Reduction of Marine Debris from Fisheries in Southeast Asia (2024–2025)
10. Research for Enhancement of Sustainable Utilization and Management of Sharks and Rays in the Southeast Asian Region (2020–2024)
11. Sustainable Utilization of Anguillid Eels in the Southeast Asian Region (2020–2024)
12. Development of Stock Assessment Methods and Strengthening of Resources Management Measures for Tropical Anguillid Eel in Southeast Asia (2020–2024, to be extend to 2025)
13. Sustainable Management of Fisheries, Marine Living Resources and Their Habitats in the Bay of Bengal Region for the Benefit of Coastal States and Communities (BOBLME Phase II) (2023–2026)
14. Promoting the Blue Economy and Strengthening Fisheries Governance of the Gulf of Thailand through the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (GoTFish Project) (2024–2027)

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

15. Sustainable Aquaculture through Cost-Effective Culture Systems, and Prompt and Effective Aquatic Animal Health Management (2020–2024)
16. Blue Horizon: Ocean Relief through Seaweed Aquaculture (2024–2027)
17. Regional Technical Consultation on Aquatic Animal Health Emergencies in Southeast Asia (2024)

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

18. Enhancing Food Safety and Competitiveness of Seafood Products (2020–2024)

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

19. ASEAN-JICA Food Value Chain Development Project (2024–2027)

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

20. Assistance for Capacity Development in the Region to Address International Fisheries-related Issues (2020–2024)

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

21. Fisheries Resource Survey & Operational Plan for M.V. SEAFDEC 2 (Since 2004)

Special Project

22. USAID Southeast Asia Fisheries Partnership Activity (2023–2028)

Pipeline Projects
(to be implemented under the FCG/ASSP Mechanism once the funding could be secured.)

1. Implementation and Assessment of the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action for the Management of Fishing Capacity*