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USAID Oceans: Baseline Survey

(Small-scale Fisher)
Introduction: USAID Oceans is in the process of collecting data from the first movers participating in
submitting data voluntarily to electronic Catch Documentation and Traceability (e-CDT) system. The
purpose of this conduct is to document the current status and practice of Catch Documentation and
Traceability on paper-based system. This data will be utilized to compare and document the impacts and
benefits of electronic system when replaced in paper-based system.

Interviewer name: Frengky Sihombing

Date of interview: 20 – 09 - 2018
Start time: 14 : 00 End time: 14 : 50
Interview location: Nain Islands
√ Consent form signed?

Part 1: Profile of Individual Fisher

1 Name of interviewee: Andris Gutu Location: Nain Islands
Country: Philippines √ Indonesia
2. Sex:
√ Male Female
3. Age:
Under 20 20 – 29 30 – 39  √40 – 49
50 – 59 60 and older
4. No. of years working in fisheries: 10 yrs.
5. How many person(s) do you have in your family? How many male(s)/boy (s)? How many
No. of male(s)/boy(s) person(s)
No. of female(s)/girl(s) 4 person(s)
Total 4 person(s)
6. Contact information Email: ________________________Telephone: ________________
Part II: Current Fishing Practices
7. Boat size: 1 GT Gear type: Headline
8. What is/are your target species?


Target species: Tuna, Skip Jack, Bill Fish, Scad

9. Name of company/broker/middleman affiliated with: Mr. Efraim
10. In general, during fishing season, how often do you go to fish?
 Everyday
 Every other day
 Once a week
 Less frequent than above: 3-4 days in week
11. How many fishers are in your boat in a trip usually?
No. of fishers: 2 person(s)
12. How long do you go to fish per trip?
3 day(s)_____________hour(s)
13. How many fishes are you able to catch in a trip?
No. of fishes: 2 = 60-70kg
14. On the average, how many kilograms of fishes you are able to fish per trip?
Average weight of catch per trip: _______________Kgs.
15. In a trip, how do you divide your fishing product for business and own consumption? (More than one
Type of product used Percent (%)
 Household consumption All the fish sell to Mr. Efraim
 Supply to company/broker
 Sell in local market
 Others: Specify________________
16. Approximately, how much money do you monthly earn from fishing and fishing related business?
Monthly income: IDR 2,5 million per month.
Part III: Experience in landing documentation on paper-based system
17. Regarding paper-based system, what specific CDT information do you need to submit when landing
to certify your product?
1. _____________________________________
2. _____________________________________
3. _____________________________________
18. What information is typically the most difficult for you to provide when landing? And why?


19. In general, what is the key challenge on CDT information submission by paper-based?

20. How long does it take to complete documentation process per one landing/unloading?
____________hour(s) ______________minute(s)

Part IV: Using e-CDT System

21. As an early adopter/a first mover, do you know what CDT information you need to provide to the

22. In your opinion, what information about your catch is the difficult to provide to the system?

23. Why do you decide to participate in this submitting data to e-CDT system?

24. What benefits do you expect to gain from this participation?

25. Do you have any concerns in using electronic CDT system?


Part V: Other Income Generating Activities and Social Service Involvement

21. Do you or your family have the other income generating activity?
 Yes, specify ___________________
 No
22. Besides fishing activities, do you or your family member participating in other community/fisheries
development activity?
 Yes. Specify ________________________________
 No.

 Thank you

Before we go – do you have any final thoughts or comments you may want to add?


Part III: Percieved Technology Being Able to Support SSFs in Fishing .

1. Approximately how far do you go to fish?
Less than 5 km. 5 – 10 km. 11 – 15 km. 16 – 20 km.
21 – 25 km. 26 –30 km. 30 – 40 km √60 miles
 Longer than 40 km specify _____________ km.
2. Have ever had problem during travelling/fishing at sea?
√ Yes Continue Q # 3
No Skip to Q # 4
3 What problem did you face at sea while fishing and how do you solve the problem?
-Engine problem > contact friend by radio
-Big waves > stay at vessel

4 If there is the technology that can help in fishing or while you are at sea, what type of technology that
you think that you need?
-Safety toars
√ Thank you

reBefore we go – do you have any final thoughts or comments you may want to add?

Before we go – do you have any final thoughts or comments you may want to add?

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