Tetra Tech announced today that it has been awarded a $15 m contract to provide technical assistance and services for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Philippines’ Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECO-FISH) program. Under the new five-year contract, Tetra Tech will serve as the primary program implementer for ECO-FISH, assisting USAID together with the Philippine government to improve the management of key coastal and marine resources and associated ecosystems that support local economies.
ECO-FISH aims to conserve biological diversity, enhance ecosystem productivity, and restore profitability of fisheries using ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management as a cornerstone of improved social, economic, and environmental benefits. Under the ECO-FISH program, Tetra Tech will establish and implement technical training programs, improve management of municipal marine waters, and facilitate collaboration between governments, institutions, and private sector partners.
Source: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Date: Aug 2, 2012