FFA in Canberra on Tuna, development talks

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. -- Emerging regional priorities and challenges for Pacific Tuna fisheries form the core focus of talks in Canberra this week for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA, Director-General James Movick and his Deputy, Wez Norris.Their schedule includes meetings with Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries, Senator Richard Colbeck, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Senator Brett Mason. As Parliamentary Secretaries, both Senators play an influential information and advisory role to Australia's government Ministers holding these portfolios.
"The Canberra talks will cover funding and technical partnerships between Australia and the FFA, with an eye on the future," says Movick.

Fisheries meet eyes better monitoring, control, surveillance for Pacific

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. –Fisheries officials from all 17 member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA, are in Honiara this week turning the spotlight on the work they do to monitor, control and keep watch over offshore fishing.