The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reef, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) held its Fifth Marine Protected Area (MPA) Regional Exchange on July 14-18, 2014 on Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines, with the final conclusion that the CTI-CFF Regional Plan of Action (RPOA) definition for CTMPAS provides an excellent guide as stated: ―composed of prioritized individual MPAs and networks of MPAs that are connected, resilient, and sustainably financed, and designed in ways that (i) generate significant income, livelihoods, and food security benefits for coastal communities; and (ii) conserve
On April 23-May 3, 2014, the U.S. DOI International Technical Assistance Program in collaboration with CTC, hosted and organized the first-ever U.S.-based Peer Learning Exchange for Women Leaders in the Coral Triangle countries. The exchange gathered 13 women leaders from each of the six Coral Triangle countries to participate in a professional development program in the form of a multi-faceted study tour to the U.S., involving state-of-the-art leadership training and field-based learning opportunities.
The launch of the CTI-CFF Women’s Leadership Forum was a two-hour side event held on May 13, 2014 in conjunction with the CTI-CFF Special Senior Official Meeting and the 5th CTI Ministerial Meeting in Manado, Indonesia.
Summary: Timor-Leste State of the Coral Triangle Report
Summary: Indonesia State of the Coral Triangle Report
Using Larval dispersal and movement patterns information to provide species, specific advice on the size, spacing and location of marine reserves in tropical marine ecosystems to maximise benefits for conservation and fisheries management for a range of taxa
Improving human and environmental conditions through the Coral Triangle Initiative: Progress and Challenges - Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2016, 19: 169-181
A matrix of tentative activities for 2015-2016 proposed by Regional Secretariat at the 11th CTI-CFF SOM in Manado, 2-3 December 2015.
Climate adaptation planning provides an opportunity to enhance the adaptive capacity of stakeholders across multiple levels. However, reviews of standard top-down and bottom-up approaches indicate that the value of multistakeholder involvement is not fully recognized or incorporated into guidelines. Focusing on provinces in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea within the Coral Triangle region, we present a novel integrated top-down and bottom-up planning approach.