Good News for the Sustainable Fisheries Program, more help coming from USAID
A $15 million contract to provide technical assistance and services for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Philippines’ Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECO-FISH) program. Under the new five-year contract, Tetra Tech will serve as the primary program implementer for ECO-FISH, assisting USAID together with the Philippine government to improve the management of key coastal and marine resources and associated ecosystems that support local economies.
ECO-FISH aims to conserve biological diversity, enhance ecosystem productivity, and restore profitability of fisheries using ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management as a cornerstone of improved social, economic, and environmental benefits. Under the ECO-FISH program, Tetra Tech will establish and implement technical training programs, improve management of municipal marine waters, and facilitate collaboration between governments, institutions, and private sector partners. Press Release from Tetra Tech.