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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