Solomons EOI Advert

The Government of the Solomon Islands is calling for Expressions of Interest (EoI) from
qualified development partners for the establishment of a tuna processing facility in the
Solomon Islands at a site known as Tenaru. The facility would process tuna harvested in the
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Solomon Islands, and in the waters of adjacent

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 5: Issue 2 March-April 2012



Volume 5: Issue 2March-April 2012

By Amanda Hamilton, Elizabeth Havice, Liam Campling[1]



Preferential Trade Agreements

Ecuador pushes to retain duty free market access to EU


Fisheries Management

WCPFC8 disappoints on enhanced management of bigeye and yellowfin stocks

US and Pacific Island Parties continue to negotiate US Treaty renewal

Minimum Terms and Conditions

Regionally-harmonized Minimum Terms and Conditions (MTCs) for access apply to commercial tuna vessels fishing in FFA member waters.

These conditions are updated from time to time by the Forum Fisheries Committee by agreement of all member countries and territories. The MTCs are given national effect through vessel licencing conditions or by incorporation into national law as appropriate. 

Click on an attachment (below) for a copy.

Tuvalu - Fisheries Department Fisheries Advisor

The New Zealand Aid Programme, acting on behalf of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), are inviting submissions from suitably qualified and experienced consultants for the role of a Fisheries Advisor.  The role involves providing policy advice that includes building local staff capabilities in the management of Tuvalu’s fisheries. This is a two (2) year, full-time position in Tuvalu reporting to the Director of Fisheries at the Tuvalu Fisheries Department.  

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 5: Issue 1 January-February 2012


Preferential Trade Agreements

European Commission releases review of PNG’s ‘global sourcing’ Rules of Origin

New Pacific Islands Chief Trade Advisor is appointed

Trade Regulation

US files final appeal against WTO ‘dolphin safe’ labelling ruling favouring Mexico

Fisheries Management

OPRT study echoes PITIA concerns over rapid increase in small tuna longliners

ISSF introduces a resolution banning shark finning

BESTTuna PhD position 6

PhD position investigating information systems and needs for state, value chain and market-based tuna governance


We are looking for

BESTTuna PhD position 4a

PhD position the influence of environmental certification on international cooperation for tuna management in the Western Pacific


We are looking for