Since January 2020, the FiTI has been collaborating with stakeholders in Ecuador (government, business, civil society) to raise awareness about the importance of transparency for the country’s marine fisheries sector and to obtain a public commitment from the government of Ecuador to implement the FiTI.
|Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:||Mr Martin Zapata|
|National implementation partner(s):||Conservation International – Ecuador|
- Ecuador takes an important step towards joining the FiTIManta – 26 August 2021. Upon invitation from the Vice-Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries of Ecuador (VMAF) numerous stakeholders from the fisheries sector attended the workshop ‘Socialization of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) with the public and private fisheries sector in Ecuador’.
- Launch of new ‘TAKING STOCK – Online Transparency of Fisheries Management Information’ assessments in Latin AmericaThe FiTI has announced that it will support fisheries authorities in Mexico, Ecuador and Peru in their transparency efforts by conducting a comprehensive baseline assessment of the level of public information available on their marine fisheries sectors.
- High-level webinar with the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS)On 14 October 2020 we conducted a high-level webinar on “Fisheries in the time of COVID-19: Challenges and perspectives for sustainable fisheries in South America”, in collaboration with the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS).