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PIOFM Terminal Evaluation
Commissioning Unit: Fiji
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 10/2021
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Fiji
Documents Related to overall Management Response:  
1. Recommendation:

Advocate and facilitate mainstreaming SAP priorities at the national level. The national tuna management plans are one of the key instruments for mainstreaming SAP priorities. There should be a concerted effort to align these national level plans with the regional SAP - FFA, national gov’t partners

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

PIOFMP2 did not have the benefit of an updated SAP to guide priorities. The new project is entirely built around implementation of the findings of the 2019 SAP

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
SAP is reflected in PIOFMP3 annual work plan and budget
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA CTA and Project Coordinator 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
2. Recommendation:

Strengthen feedback mechanisms for better quantifying environmental additionality. It would be advisable to work with regional partners in establishing mechanisms for evaluating stress reduction outcomes resulting from wider adoption of improved management approaches and emerging technologies - FFA, sub-partners

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

Improved quantification of environmental additionality will be factored into the new PIOFMP3 project including specific linkages to the environmental aspects of other projects and in relation to project activities in support of emerging and innovate technology. This can perhaps be measured via an indicator such as `environmental enhancement linkages adding value to project initiatives are clearly demonstrated’. PIOFMP2 and the successor project have and will continue working with regional partners such as SPC, PNAO, PITIA and others

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Environmental additionality considerations and associated indicators are taken into account in PIOFMP3 annual work plan preparation
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA CTA and Project Coordinator 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
Environmental additionality activities and performance against indicators are reported in project technical reports
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA CTA and Project Coordinator 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
3. Recommendation:

Strengthen project coherence by embedding additional technical support positions into the project team. Apart from the Project Coordinator/Chief Technical Advisor and Fisheries Management Advisor roles, it would be advisable to include a Monitoring-Control-Surveillance (MCS) and a Knowledge Management (KM) Officer as technical support positions embedded into the project team. - FFA, UNDP

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

Recommendation is acknowledged and will be incorporated into PIOFM3 project design

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Discuss with the RTA to incorporate the two identified position as technical positions into the project document
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/01/05]
UNDP/RTA 2021/12 Completed COMPLETED History
4. Recommendation:

Develop an adaptive national stakeholder engagement strategy. Formulating specific national level activities through consultation with local stakeholders at the project preparation phase and holding minimum annual stock-taking sessions to make adaptive management adjustments. Include colleagues from the GEF agency country offices, joint presence offices, and field offices in national level activities, where possible - FFA, national gov’t partners

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

The PIOFMP3 PDD includes detailed national annexes which include lists of national priorities to be address under the new project. These will form the basis to establish an adaptative national stakeholder engagement strategy, scope and frame up the national activities. Specific activities will be implemented, reported and reviewed in national specific annual planning processes

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Participate in yearly PSC meetings of PIOFM3 and ensure side meetings are organized with key country reps
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
UNDP/FFA 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
Ensure there are well established inter-project communication and planning systems in place and fully operational
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
PIOFMP3 CTA, FFA Executive and other project managers 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
5. Recommendation:

Align sub-partner agreements with the project’s results-based management systems. Sub-partner agreements and performance should be better tied results-based management requirements, including monitoring and evaluation towards achievement of performance metrics, co-financing contributions, synergies with complementary initiatives, etc -  FFA

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

The project partnership agreements will be developed and agreed in the early stages of project implementation. These can be reviewed while in preparation to ensure that they adequately aligned to project results-based management requirements including monitoring and evaluation

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Project results-based management requirements, including monitoring and evaluation are clearly reflected in project partnership agreements.
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA CTA and Project Coordinator 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
6. Recommendation:

Develop a process for improving coordination with complementary projects and initiatives. There are a number of complementary projects and initiatives in the region. It would be advisable to arrange regular coordination meetings or other mechanism to better align project activities. FFA, UNDP

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

Recommendation acknowledged. In the development of PIOFM3, UNDP and FFA have identified how the project will support national strategies, plans and needs. During the project implementation, UNDP with FFA will create dialogues or a platform of discussion with countries on how the project is addressing country needs and plans etc

 

FFA has already taken steps to ensure there are synergies in place between PIOFMP3 and WB PROPER project currently in planning     

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Project national annual activity priorities established in annual consultation and review process
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA CTA and Project Coordinator 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
National level project activity reporting systems in place across all FFA members
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA CTA and Project Coordinator National administrations 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History
7. Recommendation:

Further support securing of maritime jurisdictions as part of the regional actions towards responding to potential impacts of climate change. Securing maritime jurisdictions is important for Pacific SIDS in their blue economy-based development - FAO, FFA, WCPFC

Management Response: [Added: 2021/11/25]

Maritime boundary delimitation and jurisdictional arrangements are already a component of the FFA work programme in close association with the Geoscience Division of the Pacific Community. The PIOFMP3 project will provide additional support for this work.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
FFA’s wider work programme will integrate PIOFM3 activities on maritime jurisdiction
[Added: 2021/11/25] [Last Updated: 2022/05/01]
FFA Legal Counsel PIMFMP3 CTA 2022/04 No Longer Applicable [Justification: PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH]
PIOFM 3 is now under the management of BRH History

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