Community Demonstration Projects Program
The program goals of the Community Demonstration Projects Program (CDPP) of the Western Pacific Region are:
- To Promote the involvement of western Pacific communities in western pacific fisheries by demonstrating the application and/or adaptation of methods and concepts derived from traditional indigenous practices.
- To promote the development of social, cultural and commercial initiatives that enhance opportunities for western pacific communities to participate in fisheries, fishery management or conversation.
- To benefit the indigenous community who have not had capability for substantial participation in the fisheries or marine resource management in their native lands.