ABOUT THE PROJECT

Among the most important fisheries in terms of catches is that of small pelagic fish (337,053Tm) which is mainly destined for human consumption and reduction, tuna (286,946Tm) through its purse seine fleet and tuna pole-and-line and Dorado (6.153Tm) with one of the largest small-scale artisanal fleets in the southeastern Pacific.

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105 thousand people dedicated to the 3 fisheries

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Ecuador is among the 25 countries with the largest volumes of fishing worldwide

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Approximately 80% of the fishing is destined to international markets

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1,519 million USD in exports generated the fishing sector in 2017

MAIN CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE PLATFORMS

Global Contributions

 

The platforms contribute to 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Similarly, the platforms contribute to Aichi’s goals of biological conservation for biodiversity.

National Contributions

 

The implementation of the project is framed in the fulfillment of the National Development Plan 2017 – 2021.

The project is implemented by the governments of Costa Rica, Ecuador, Indonesia, and the Philippines, with technical support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), facilitated by the NGO “Sustainable Fisheries Partnership” (SFP) and financed by the “Global Environment Facility” (GEF).
The project contributes to the transformation of the seafood market by incorporating sustainability into the supply chain of fishery products from developing countries.

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Los invitamos a revisar el sumplemento especial dedicado al sector pesquero del Ecuador. Compartimos los avances y novedades de este importante sector. 🇪🇨
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@brunoleonep @RafaelTrujilloB @PNUDEcuador @GlobalMarineCo1 @IpiapEcuador @IvanOntanedaB

Desde 2017 está en marcha la “Plataforma de Diálogo de la Pesquería de Pelágicos Pequeños #Ecuador”, la primera plataforma multisectorial e interinstitucional del sector pesquero. Revisa el último reportaje de @PesqueriaEc
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“More than just a label, this achievement shows Indonesia’s determination and commitment to sustainable tuna fishing. We hope this inspires other fisheries to follow through and help contribute to the achievement of the SDGs” Sri Yanti, @BappenasRI ▶️

Global sustainable certification puts Indonesian fisheries on the map | UNDP in Indonesia

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Scientific stock assessment is a key bio-mathematical tool in the understanding of the population dynamics of fished stocks, estimation of their productivity, & establishment of management programs aimed at their sustainable exploitation.

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