Working with RFLP and Timor Leste's national fisheries department to develop national capacity to manage fisheries.

- Information and communications technology can greatly benefit both fisheries administrations and fishing communities alike. The Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for South and Southeast Asia (RFLP), funded by Spain and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, has utilized information and communications equipment in a wide range of initiatives. This paper highlights some of the benefits, lessons, tips and recommendations RFLP has learned through the use of technology including:
  • Personal locator beacons for tracking IUU fishing
  • GPS navigation devices
  • Echo sounders
  • Communications devices
  • GPS equipped cameras