Vietnam FIP: Observer program & Distribution of Circle Hooks

April 2017 Phu Yen, Vietnam As part of the activities planned for the Vietnam Yellowfin Tuna Fishery Improvement Project (FIP), WWF Vietnam is coordinating the development of a National Observer Program in Vietnam, in cooperation with Sub-RIMF (Sub-Research Institute of Marine Fisheries), Sub-DFish, Industry FIP partners and fishermen. One of the goals of the observer program … More Vietnam FIP: Observer program & Distribution of Circle Hooks

MDPI and Anova Food LLC Indonesian supplier partner with USAID OCEANS

04-11-2017 Anova Food LLC’s partner NGO in Indonesia, Masyarakat Dan Perikanan Indonesia (MDPI), is one of the main technical partners of the OCEANS project, a collaboration between USAID, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) and the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF). The project’s main goals are to strengthen … More MDPI and Anova Food LLC Indonesian supplier partner with USAID OCEANS

Vietnam FIP: FIP Industry Advisory Group Meeting

December 2016 The annual FIP Industry Advisory Group (IAG) meeting took place over the course of two-days (October 24-25, 2016) in Nha Trang city, located in the Khan Hoa province.  The meeting aimed to share discuss FIP progress since the last meeting in November 2015. Industry partners presented their work followed by discussions with all participants … More Vietnam FIP: FIP Industry Advisory Group Meeting

Vietnam Community Event: Children learn about the Ocean with Fishing & Living

October 2016 On October 23rd, 50 students from 2 schools in the fishing town of Tuy Hoa (located in central Vietnam) participated in an ocean awareness event organized by Fishing & Living. During this event, the school children got the opportunity to learn fun facts about the ocean and why it is important to protect … More Vietnam Community Event: Children learn about the Ocean with Fishing & Living

Vietnam FIP: Fishing & Living organizes third fishermen training

June 2016 As part of its commitment to the Vietnam Tuna Fishery Improvement Project, Anova/Fishing & Living, a partner in the project, organized a 3rd fishermen training. The event took place on May 24th 2016 in the city of Tam Quan, Binh Dinh, one of the 3 focus provinces for the FIP. The training was a … More Vietnam FIP: Fishing & Living organizes third fishermen training

Indonesia Fair Trade program: 3 New Fishermen Associations in Seram

May 2016 Following the great success of the Fair Trade program in fishing communities in Buru, Seram and Ambon islands, MDPI in partnership with Harta Samudra and Anova are tirelessly working on bringing the Fair Trade principles and benefits to new fishing communities. Last month, 3 new fishermen associations were formed in North Seram, adding … More Indonesia Fair Trade program: 3 New Fishermen Associations in Seram

Cook Islands FIP: Sustainability training conducted for LTFV staff

April 2016 On 14 April 2016 consultant Mike A. McCoy of Gillett, Preston and Associates conducted a workshop in Zhoushan, China to train staff of Luen Thai Fishing Venture (LTFV) who train fishing base managers to instruct captains of pelagic longline tuna vessels that are based out of the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of … More Cook Islands FIP: Sustainability training conducted for LTFV staff

Seram Fair Trade fishermen associations receive Fair Trade Premium

March 2016 Following their official certification in January 2016, the 5 fishermen associations from Seram, Indonesia, received their first Fair Trade premium check.   The 5 fishermen associations consist of 125 fishermen who catch Yellowfin tuna from small single-handed vessels using handline gear and conducting 1 day fishing trips. The Yellowfin is then sold to an Indonesian … More Seram Fair Trade fishermen associations receive Fair Trade Premium

Vietnam FIP: Fishing & Living conducts logbook training in Vietnam

February 2016, Phu Yen, Vietnam As part of the Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) for the Vietnam handline and longline tuna fishery, Fishing & Living conducted a fishermen logbook training. The event was carried out in partnership the Vietnam Tuna Association and Nha Trang University, in the fishing town of Tuy Hoa, in central Vietnam. The … More Vietnam FIP: Fishing & Living conducts logbook training in Vietnam