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CTI Sulu-Celebes Sea Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SCS) - Results

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Information sources
IWC6 Results Note (2011)

Key Basin Project Results
1. Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis - 1 Regional Workshop that defined the geographic and temporal scope of analysis and identified and prioritized six (6) transboundary problems.
2. Studies – 1 – Population Genetic Study to determine shared species and stocks of small pelagic fishes;
2 – Review of the Sulu-Sulawesi Sub-committee on Sustainable Fisheries and fisheries agencies towards institutional strengthening
3. Knowledge Management – promoted the Sulu-Celebes Sea Sustainable Fisheries Management Project, as a project under the Coral Triangle Program of the Global Environment Facility and as a project will contribute to Goal 2 – Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries management Fully Applied of the Regional Plan of Action of the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Livelihoods to about 10 meetings and workshops organized by the Coral Triangle Support Program, National Coordinating Committees of Malaysia and the Philippines

Results data
Regional legal agreements and cooperation frameworks
Year: N/A - Value: NO
Regional Management Institutions
Year: N/A - Value: NO
Review of the Sulu-Sulawesi Sub-committee on Sustainable Fisheries and fisheries agencies towards institutional strengthening
Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis: Agreement on transboundary priorities and root causes
Year: N/A - Value: YES
INDICATOR#1 Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) employing accepted methodology; Updated TDA and analysis of marine resources delivered on second year of the ProjectThe TDA is employing the GEF TDA methodology (Laurence Mee, Andrew Hudson, Martin Bloxham, 2005), has conducted the first Regional Workshop, and is now undertaking fact-finding and national workshops.
INDICATOR#2 TDA Report [1. Completed biophysical profile of the SCS of the SCS and coastal areas, including comprehensive evaluation of fisheries; 2. Completed socio-economic and governance profile of the SCS and resource-user groups, market networks, productive value chains, and market access opportunities, as well as economic valuation of ecosystem services and good; 3. Causal chain analysis or unsustainable exploitation of fisheries conducted and options to address national and transboundary problems proposed; 4. TDA approved by National Inter-ministerial Committees and tri-national Steering Committee; and 5. Comprehensive stakeholder assessment completed and stakeholder integration and engagement plan developed for the entire LME Technical Task Teams for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, together with regional experts, have defined the scope of the TDA, prioritized 6 transboundary problems, and are now collecting data and information on policies and fisheries institutions, drivers, pressures, and socio-economic consequences on these environmental problems (fact-finding).
Development of Strategic Action Program (SAP)
Year: N/A - Value: NO