Fisheries management at FFA provides policy and services to its members to build national capacity and regional solidarity for the sustainable management of tuna in the Pacific. This includes legal expertise, principles and projects around Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management, policy expertise and support regarding fisheries management decision making bodies, notably the WCPFC and SC-SPTBF (Billfish Committee).
24 February 2017,FA HQ Honiara SOLOMON ISLANDS – Efforts to implement the Tokelau Arrangement for South Pacific albacore will be significantly boosted by a funding grant of NZ$7.1 million from New Zealand.
Tokatoka, NADI, FIJI ISLANDS –Pacific nations managing the world’s biggest tuna fishery are going through a long list of proposals at their final round of preparatory sessions in Nadi this week before they meet with the big fishing nations on December 5th.
FSMPIF2016, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, Friday 9th September 2016 – A funding injection announced today by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, in Pohnpei will provide a significant boost for the regional Roadmap aimed at ensuring sustainable development in Pacific fisheries. Visiting Micronesia for the Pacific Forum Leaders Meeting, Prime Minister Key has announced NZ $12.15 million to support sustainable coastal fisheries and aquaculture in the region.
Thursday 7 April 2016, FFA HQ SOLOMON ISLANDS – Pacific Small Islands Developing States are in New York closing off the first of four UN meetings over the next two years aimed at delivering a new Implementing Agreement under the framework of the 1982 UN Law of the Sea Convention, to govern conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS, Thursday 6 November 2014 -- Members of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) have come away from a special session of their governing council with a fisheries management proposal for South Pacific Albacore. The proposed conservation and management measure will be tabled at the 11th WCPFC in Samoa.