Table 1. Institutions that funded development programs or actions and research during the period 1996–2007 in the Coquimbo Region, Chile.

Institution (with its original Spanish name and its translation) Actions funded
Fondo de Fomento de la Pesca Artesanal (FFPA)
Fund for the Promotion of Artisanal Fisheries
Co-finances diverse projects fishermen organizations want to develop (equipment, restocking, aquaculture, marketing, processing, etc.)
Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Regional (FNDR)
National Fund for the Regional Development
Finances infrastructure for the social and economic development of the region
Corporación de Fomento de la Producción (CORFO)
Corporation for the Promotion of Production
Finances baseline studies and monitoring of management areas (a system of territorial user rights for benthic fisheries)
Servicio Nacional de Empleo y Capacitación (SENCE)
Nacional Service for Employment and Training
Finances educational activities that seek to improve labor and employment
Fondo de Solidaridad e Inversión Social (FOSIS)
Solidarity and Social Investment Fund
Finances projects, programs, and activities for poverty alleviation
Dirección de Obras Portuarias (D.O.P.)
Direction for Port Constructions
Finances the construction and maintenance of port and coastal infrastructure
Fondo de Investigación Pesquera Fisheries Research Fund Funds fisheries research
Programa Más Región
(an EU-funded program for the regional development)
Financed small productive initiatives for artisanal fisheries, promoting the establishment mini-enterprises