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Region:    Asia

Philippines Tuna Management Plan Philippines

WWF - Project Dates:
February 2015 - August 2015

Description of Project:
Poseidon prepared a Draft Tuna Management Plan as part of the PPTST tuna Fisheries Improvement Plan for the Philippines funded by WWF Philippines, and industry partners. The Plan coverred all relevant fisheries, encompassing both commitments to WCPFC obligations and to national policy directoves and strategy. The Plan follows the earlier framework prepared by Poseidon for Sardine fishery management in Midanao, adopted on 2012 by BFAR. The Draft TMP was subject to stakeholder discussion in August 2015 and finalised thereafter. The Plan forms part of the requirement for the Government of Phiippines to complete a list of actions as pat of its qualifications for EU IUU competence.