The Difference Between Verification and Traceability

Last week, I was invited to participate in a panel at the Seaweb Seafood Summit by David Schorr of WWF U.S. to talk about the role of verification in seafood supply chains and its role in the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST). This was one of the more challenging panels I’ve done because I got to go from the practical level we usually work at and talk about the model and theory of change that Nick Wise and I had in mind when we founded OceanMind.

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Stop IUU Fishing Award Runner-Up

The Thailand Department of Fisheries has won second place in the Stop IUU Fishing Award Contest for their Fish Product Traceability System. The Stop IUU Fishing Award Contest aims to promote the efforts of the International Community to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing and this was it’s third biennial Contest after launching in 2012.

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