SEAFDEC in cooperation with USAID has been implemented the project of USAID Ocean and Fisheries partnership, aim to strengthen regional cooperation to promote sustainable fisheries across Southeast Asia’s diverse marine ecosystem. This project target to support and engagement to implement a financial sustainable Catch document treatability system and complementary sustainable fisheries management plans in regional demonstration for region, nation and site level. One component of this program is “Human welfare” with issue on gender and labor was integrated in this program.

In this regards, Technical working group (TWG) on human welfare from the SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) participated in the “Gender Analysis Inception Workshop and Value Chain Mapping of Tuna Fisheries” from 9 to 12 January 2017 in General Santos Area, Philippines. This workshop focus on the process of preparing for data collecting, training enumerator for collect data with quality and introduce Open Data kit (ODK) application for data collecting to reduce the data input step.