United Nations
Fostering Improvement in Fisheries and Aquaculture Operations in Asia
by Asian Seafood Improvement Collaborative (ASIC) (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
1. Develop strategies and tools with the direct engagement of the producers via an ISEAL compliant, consensus-based approach to define and incentivize improvement.
2. Design tools that allow multiple compliance points for engagement with producers at all levels of performance
3. Build tools that reflect the realities facing producers while seeking to align production with global sustainability standards where possible.
Progress reports
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
  • Eco-labelling, traceability, certification programmes
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
  • Access and capacity building for eco-labelling and traceability systems
  • Community empowerment for fisheries management
Capacity building small scale producer
To use the ASIC platform to build equitable partnerships with international and regional markets to support improvements
Financing (in USD)
200,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
Capacity development through organization of training programs, educational and research programs through national and international partner intuitions.
Basic information
Time-frame: 05/2019 - 05/2022
ASIC (NGO), PT. Alter Trade Indonesia (Private Sector), Konservasi Indonesia (NGO), ICAFIS (NGO), AP5I (Partnership), Tambuyog Development Center (Scientific Community), Socsksargen Federation of Fishing and Allied Industries, Inc.(Partnership), Vietnam Seaculture Association (NGO), Thai Union (other), Seafood Watch (NGO)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
United States of America
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Harry Yuli Susanto, ASIC Vice Chair, harry@atina.co.id, +62(0)811374804
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