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Here we thanks the support they give us and the alliance we have done with several ONGs, Public, Private sector and institutes.

“TUNACONS ha trabajando y cooperado con WWF Ecuador desde año 2016 para desarrollar toda la planificación y acciones necesarias para enrumbar la pesquería en el cumplimiento los estándares científicos mas exigentes que logren la certificación del Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

Nuestra experiencia ha sido positiva en todo sentido, ya que se demuestra que la Industria Pesquera junto a una ONG de prestigio mundial pueden lograr que la actividad pesquera sea responsable para la conservación de los ecosistemas y el uso sostenible de los recursos marinos”.

🇺🇸 “TUNACONS has been working and cooperating with WWF Ecuador since 2016 to develop all the planning and actions necessary to guide the fishery in compliance with the highest scientific standards to achieve the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.

Our experience has been positive in every sense, as it shows that the fishing industry together with a world-renowned NGO can make fishing activity responsible for the conservation of ecosystems and the sustainable use of marine resources”.

Guillermo Morán
TUNACONS´ Director


World Wide Fundation

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment.


We are working together to finance a marine litter collection project.

Public Sector

The “Ministerio de Acuacultura y Pesca” (MAP),through the Undersecretariat of Fisheries Resources, signed a memorandum of understanding with Tuna Conservation Group (Tunacons), with the purpose of cooperating in the development of the action plan of the Fisheries Improvement Project for Purse Seiners Tuna Fleet.


The foundation for this work is in comes from a history of WWF working with major purse seine vessel owners and their associations to form fishery improvement projects i(FIPs) in each of the worlds oceans. These efforts are dedicated to removing all impediments to meeting the MSC standard and becoming MSC certified fisheries.


The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is responsible for the conservation and management of tuna and other marine resources in the eastern Pacific Ocean.


Escuela de Pesca del OPO

Every workshop is endorsed by the “Escuela de Pesa del Pacífico Oriental” or EPO Fishery School.

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The MoU provides a framework for the relationship and tends to the collaboration of both parties in the Action Plan of the Fisheries Improvement Project.



National Fisheries Institute of Ecuador signs Memorandum of Understanding with Tuna Conservation Group (TUNACONS). With the objective of formalizing and providing a technical cooperation framework to develop an on-board monitoring program and scientific and technological research on the purse seine Industrial tuna fleet < class 6

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