Project ID 555RAS2024

This proposed project aims to, building on the tremendous achievement made in the past with the support of JFIT, accelerate the transfer of marine technology in the region on marine biodiversity conservation and seafood safety, through increasing their scientific knowledge, developing their research capacity and transfer of marine technology, in order to assist IOC Member States in the Western Pacific, in achieving not only SDG14 but also all SDGs which would also benefit from improved knowledge of the ocean.

  • On-going

USD 280,000

Total Project Budget

USD 115,528

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.06.04
End Date 2023.06.03
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Japan 280,000 115,528

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.IOC1 - Member States critically supported in strengthening their capacity to conduct marine scientific research, generate knowledge, and develop and implement science-based tools, services, and policies in order to reverse the decline in ocean health and accelerate the transition towards sustainable management of ocean-related risks and opportunities
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%