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  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Nature Conservancy

    Fisheries Management Index

    CEA collaborated with researchers from the University of Washington to provide the first-ever index covering research, management, enforcement, and socioeconomic dimensions for the leading fishing countries of the world. Since the original publications, University of Washington collaborators have updated the index on a regular basis.

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

    Aquaculture Improvement Project

    This report summarizes the findings from CEA’s four-month investigation during early 2016 of aquaculture improvement projects (AIPs). The goal of our investigation was to understand how AIPs are currently implemented globally, and to distill what insights and lessons might be gleaned from the approach.

  • Oceankind

    A Primer for Philanthropy on Ocean-Climate Interventions

    The marine conservation community has an important role to play in shaping a robust response to climate change. This primer provides a map of ocean-climate interventions, categorized by mitigation, sequestration, and adaptation efforts.

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Progress Toward Sustainable Seafood – By the Numbers

    CEA serves as the monitoring, evaluation and learning partner for several of the Packard Foundation’s ocean programs, including the Global Seafood Markets Program. This report is a public synthesis of much of the monitoring work that CEA conducts on behalf of the foundation.

  • Walton Family Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Global Landscape Review of Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPS): Summary Findings

    The purpose of this report is to synthesize the findings from our eight-month investigation of fishery improvement projects (FIPs), for which we conducted 30 site visits and over 140 interviews globally. The goal of this investigation was to understand how FIPs are currently implemented around the world and characterize their progress, best practices, and lessons learned.

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing: A Whitepaper

    This whitepaper characterizes the status of IUU fishing, the philanthropic community’s current activities to address it, and potential opportunities for the Packard Foundation to engage in initiatives that seek to reduce IUU. The paper was drafted in March and April 2015 by Bernd Cordes and CEA, and was compiled through a combination of desk research and a handful of select interviews.

  • Walton Family Foundation, Oak Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Charting a Course to Sustainable Fisheries

    This is a seminal report, published by CEA with the support of several foundations and a host of advisors and partners. It assesses the extent, causes, and potential solutions to global overfishing.

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Trends in Marine Resources and Fisheries Management in Indonesia: A 2018 Review

    This report seeks to aggregate the best available data on marine resources in Indonesia, and to provide light analysis on marine fisheries statistics and trends in politics, policy, and government priorities to provide an evidence base for stakeholders.

  • World Wildlife Fund

    Recommendations for a Global Framework to Ensure the Legality and Traceability of Wild-Caught Fish Products

    The Expert Panel on Legal and Traceable Wild Fish Products is a multidisciplinary expert group, convened by WWF, to promote a global framework for ensuring the legality and traceability of all wild-caught fish products. In 2015, CEA helped to produce this report, outlining the recommendations of the panel. This report was submitted to the Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud, and shared among international leaders on IUU.

  • Rockefeller Foundation

    Fisheries Country Scoping Study

    From 2013 to 2017, CEA served as a partner to the Rockefeller Foundation’s Revalue Ecosystems program. CEA helped the Rockefeller team explore and execute new initiatives under this program. In partnership with Rockefeller and grantees, CEA produced several public-facing reports during this time.

  • The Pew Charitable Trusts

    Roadmap for Electronic Monitoring in RFMOs

    This report explores the necessary elements of a well-designed EM program and explores unique considerations for fisheries that are managed by an RFMO.

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Our Shared Seas

    CEA authored and edited this comprehensive guide to ocean conservation. It provides a synthesis of recent trends and emerging research on the marine environment in a plain-language compilation as an information resource for ocean conservation funders and practitioners. This report has evolved into a website, curated by CEA, which publishes up to date research, information, and synthesis on the state of ocean conservation.

  • The Nature Conservancy

    Catalyzing the Growth of Electronic Monitoring in Fisheries: Progress Update (2020)

    This report is a progress update on CEA and TNC’s original (2018) assessment of electronic monitoring in fisheries. This report revisits the original recommendations, tracks the progress and new innovations that have been made, identifies key remaining barriers, and updates the investment blueprint based on what has changed or been learned over the last year and a half. Website:

  • The Nature Conservancy

    Catalyzing the Growth of Electronic Monitoring in Fisheries (2018)

    This report presents an overview of the current state of electronic monitoring (EM) in fisheries, the benefits of the technology, and the main barriers to broader adoption, as well as a set of recommendations to help catalyze the growth of EM in fisheries. CEA conducted the analysis presented in this report on behalf of and in partnership with The Nature Conservancy in 2018.

  • High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

    The Oceans as a Solution to Climate Change

    In 2019, CEA contributed to a comprehensive, integrated assessment of the mitigation potential of a suite of ocean-based activities, in partnership with the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.

  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    Opportunities for Ocean Climate Action in the United States: Summary for Policymakers

    This report presents a first-ever quantification of the potential for ocean-based climate solutions in the United States. It provides a U.S.-level lens to build upon similar analysis conducted at the global level by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.