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Coastal Fisheries Initiative - Challenge Fund
Global Knowledge Competition

Partner with Us

Post-competition support partner

  • Contributes financial or in-kind support to winners, or for winners and runners-up
  • Provides in-kind or financial support for promising solutions after the competition to advance implementation of activities outside of the scope of the competition

Core partner

  • Contributes in-kind support to one or more elements of the competition, such as acceleration, judging, coaching, and mentoring
  • Encourages coalitions and organizations to apply
  • Supports awareness building and knowledge sharing of winning solutions and coalitions post-competition

Outreach partner

  • Mobilizes coalitions and organizations to apply
  • Amplifies and promotes the competition through communication channels and platforms

The CFI-CF Global Knowledge Competition seeks public and private sector partners that share the CFI-CF vision to build coalitions to tackle overfishing in coastal fisheries.

Competition partners will do one or more of the following:

  • Share the competition call for applications with your networks

  • Mentor competitors

  • Provide financial or nonfinancial assistance to finalists or winners

  • Serve as a judge or thought leader

  • Host a learning or exchange event during or after the competition

Contact us if you are interested in becoming a partner.

Here are a few of our generous partners who are helping us promote the sustainable use and management of coastal fish stocks. 

Post-competition support partners

Core partners

Outreach partners

Mentors: Coaching and mentoring stage

Coaches and MentorsOrganization
Sarah CaldwellFishwise / SALT
Dr. Ir. Reiny Antonetha Tumbol, M.App.ScUniversity Sam Ratulangi
Wendy NordenMonterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
Jenny Barker, MPA SALT
Professora Silvia Coronel SpencerUniversidade de Cabo Verde
Shawn CroninMonterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
Simon DentMirova
Maria Fernanda MendozaProyecto EbAMar - GIZ
Lucero FloresPROMPERÚ
Professora Doutora Maria De Lourdes GonçalvesUniversidade de Cabo Verde
Arturo GonzalezWWF - Ecuador
Santiago GutierrezAEI / GOLDERIE
Dr. Ir. Sugeng Hari Wisudo, M.Si
IPB Agricultural University
Eduardo Jurado, MSc AEI / SEMGROUP
Hanae Matsui, BS SALT
Professor Doutor António Medina BaptistaUniversidade de Cabo Verde
Professor Doutor Ailton MoreiraUniversidade de Cabo Verde
Professor Doutro Inacio Mota Vera CruzUniversidade de Cabo Verde
Purwanto, PhDKomnas Kajiskan
Santi RobertsMonterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
Nina Rosen, MAS SALT / FishWise
Antoine RougierMirova
Fernando ReyWWF - Ecuador
Professor Doutro Emilio Rodriguez MenbranoUniversidade de Cabo Verde
Juandy Soetomo, MBA Meloy Fund
Andrés VásconezAEI / Working Up
Veronica YowMeloy Fund
Sam WildingMonterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch


Aimee Leslie WWF Peru
Eduardo SanchezUniversidad de Paita/Caja Paita
Baruch Byrne Antezana Seafrost 
Camilo Pinzon EDES
Ney Mieles AEI 
Pablo Guererro WWF Ecuador 
Gayatri Reksodiharjo-Lilley Lini/SFP
Stuart Green Blue Green Advisors
Purwito Martosubroto Komnas Kajiskan
Ahmed Khan African Development Bank 
Victor Pinto AJEC 

Solutions to Overfishing

Solutions to Overfishing

The Global Knowledge Competition invites coalitions or individual organizations to develop innovative solutions to reduce overfishing through increased coordination among fishers and collaboration across the seafood industry and value chain actors.

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