Partnerships for the Coral Triangle

Our work in the Coral Triangle is a collaborative effort.
WWF’s partners range from the communities and NGOs at our field sites to major multilateral agencies such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), governments and businesses, which are helping us to conserve the marine treasures and resources of the Coral Triangle.


Public Sector Finance

Asian Development Bank  
Global Environment Facility  
International Finance Corporation (World Bank)  
KfW Development Bank (DEG branch)  

NGOs and Foundations

Conservation International  
The Nature Conservancy  
Segré Foundation  
The Turing Foundation  


Institution How we work together
Indonesia Ministry of Marine
Affairs and Fisheries
WWF and MMAF work together towards reducing bycatch in Indonesia's fisheries.
Palawan Council for
Sustainable Development
WWF is supporting the PCSD towards sustainable management of the local fishery, including practical accreditation processes, quotas, levies, surveillance and monitoring systems.
USAID Coral Triangle
Initiative Support Programme
The US CTISP supports a number of initiatives undertaken by the WWF Coral Triangle programme

Private sector

Company How we work together
ANOVA WWF and ANOVA work together on improving the sustainability of grouper and snapper fisheries in Indonesia.
Bell Seafood Bell and WWF are working on the development of more sustainable small-scale tuna fisheries.
Coop Switzerland Coop and WWF are collaborating towards providing consumers with sustainable small-scale tuna products.
Dentsu Asia Dentsu, one of the largest advertising brands in the world, is providing creative and strategic services for the WWF Coral Triangle programme.
Fairmont Hotel Group WWF and the Fairmont hotel in Singapore are working together to provide guests with sustainable seafood choices.
Nielsen Nielsen Indonesia has helped the WWF Coral Triangle programme with market research support.
Ocean Ethix WWF and OceanEthix are collaborating towards developing sustainable mariculture.
Palawan Aquaculture Corporation WWF helps the Palawan Aquaculture Corporation with sustainable mariculture (grouper), to ease the strain on endangered wild stocks.
Pulau Mas We work with Pulau Mas, an exporter of live reef fish in Indonesia, to reduce ecosystem impacts of a small-scale but large hand-line fishery in Indonesia, making a showcase on how to enhance fisheries sustainability in such fishery. 
Sea Fresh Sea Fresh and WWF have partnered on a project to promote sustainable tuna fishing by small-scale fishermen in the Philippines.
Why engage with public sector finance institutions? How are we working with them?

And what can we do to step-up our impact with public sector partnerships? WWF Coral Triangle Programme Leader explains WWF's partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
  • Paolo Mangahas

    Coral Triangle Programme Communications Manager

    Peninsular Malaysia

    +603 7803 3772 ext 6105

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We are part of the US Coral Triangle Support Partnership

WWF is part of the Coral Triangle Support Partnership (CTSP), a consortium of partners supporting the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste in their regional commitment to protect the Coral Triangle's marine resources.

The CTSP is a project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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