To improve fishery management plans (Planes de Manejos, or PdMs) for four benthic fisheries as tools for change toward sustainable fisheries; to reduce the risk of failed implementation by enhancing the scientific knowledge used in management of each fishery, building capacity among stakeholders, and incorporating the ecosystem-based approach.
To support grantee's initiative to advance diversions and related projects that will lead to landscape-level restoration of wetlands, oyster reefs, barrier islands and other coastal habitats in southeast Louisiana.
Support for grantee's initiatives in Indonesia to establish (1) Indonesia’s first collaborative fisheries management structure at the subnational level, using Blue Swimming Crab as the pilot species, and (2) a consensus-building effort to create support for rights-based fisheries management and reform in a viable and culturally-appropriate manner.
To support grantee's expenses of establishing itself in Mexico, including opening an office, hiring an executive director and, working closely with the foundation and partners, building a work plan for the organization that aligns with the foundation's strategy to improve fisheries management in Mexico.
Work with partner Starling Resources for the implementation of two site-specific management plans for blue swimming crab, and to provide expertise in the legal and policy framework of Indonesia to the Indonesia Sustainable Fisheries Initiative.
To support grantee's initiative to launch fishery improvement projects (FIPs) in at least four previously assessed coastal small-scale fisheries and conduct assessments for a minimum of five additional fisheries in Mexico.