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Targeted Actions to Reduce Poverty and Generate Economic Transformation
in the Fisheries Sector

Provides a comprehensive framework to reduce poverty in fisherfolk communities through:

  • provision of appropriate livelihoods
  • promotion of ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable interventions

 

 Program Objectives

  • Target 10% of the poor fisherfolk population (MFRS data)
  • Provision of livelihood development and support programs
  • Establishment of Community Fish Landing Centers
  • Provision of post-harvest tools and equipment
  • Deployment of patrol vessels to manage fishing activities in the municipal waters

 

Components of TARGET

 

Implementation

  • PHASE 1: Fishing Community and Resource Profiling - using existing community/ resource data (if any), Fishery Livelihood Development Technicians (FLDTs) shall use the Socio-Eco Form to assess present condition of the same
  • PHASE 2: Social Preparation - Conduct of cluster trainings for FLDTs and NAPC COCs on Community Organizing and Community Development, Project Management and Entrepreneurship
  • PHASE 3: Establishment of Livelihoods - Channeling of existing livelihood development and support programs to targeted fisherfolk beneficiaries (e.g. National Payao Program and Bangkang Pinoy among others)
  • PHASE 4: Improving Productivity - Establishment of Community Fish Landing Sites to identified priority sites
  • PHASE 5: Enhancing Product Value - Provision of post-harvest tools and equipment to reduce post-harvest losses and conduct of skills development training for value-adding, marketing, etc.