Previously focused on large vessels in the purse seining industry, PVR is a platform developed to provide boat owners with an opportunity to identify as active participants in fishery sustainability efforts. Now NGO's and industry are excited to be working together to test PVR viability in small-scale tuna fisheries.
A trip to Vietnam reveals a clear example of what happens when Asian and Western markets demand similar products from the same fishery. As purchasing power grows in Asia, the ability for Western buyers to drive sustainability through market leverage is significantly restricted.
USAID, Marine Change, 50in10 and /tone™ Host Technology Forum on Seafood Sustainability January 22-23, 2015
The Tech Forum, under the theme of Creating a More Sustainable and Responsible Seafood Industry, will encourage conversations and actions addressing barriers and opportunities related to technology adoption to improve the responsibility and sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in Asia.
50in10 Publishes a Theory of Change: Accelerating Global Fisheries Restoration Through Collaboration
Our Theory of Change describes how we see the many challenges facing fisheries today, what changes we believe must happen to restore global fisheries, and how the 50in10 initiative will create the collaborations and actions needed to make these changes a reality.