FFA Members to push forward Fisheries Labour Standards at WCPFC

Members of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) are preparing to implement the draft Conservation and Management Measure (CMM) for improving labour standards and human rights, expected to be adopted at the 21st Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting in Fiji later this year.

Pacific Islands work towards improving labour conditions in Fisheries sector

Pacific Island nations, recognising the vital role of fishing in their livelihoods and economies, are taking decisive action to combat labour abuses and create a safer, fairer fishing industry.

Pacific fisheries level-up negotiation skills to elevate position in international discussions

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is taking steps to ensure that Pacific officials in fisheries, foreign service and law are equipped with the highest level of negotiation skills as the region moves to elevate its involvement at relevant international negotiations that will impact the fisheries sector.

Operation Tui Moana 2024: Pacific region combats Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing to secure sustainable fisheries future

Combatting IUU fishing to promote sustainable fisheries across the Pacific is a key outcome of Operation Tui Moana 2024 (OPTM24), which came to a close today.

Pacific Islander’s Drive to Open New Markets for His Nation’s Tuna

Donny Andrike, a competent authority officer from the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), is on a mission to bring his country's prized tuna to the lucrative European Union (EU) market.

Behind PNG’s Sea Food Safety Success: Meet National Fisheries Audit Certification Officer- Martha HACCP Champion

Martha Paul, a biochemist by training, sits in a modest office in Papua New Guinea's bustling Lae.

Ladies of the Line: Kiribati’s All-Woman Team Policing Fish Exports

Joana Rabaua, a senior verification officer for Kiribati's fisheries authority, doesn't mince words.

Life on the Front Lines of Food Safety: A Quality Officer’s Journey

From the bustling production floor of International Food Cooperation (IFC), Richard Shane Brigil's gaze is unwavering.

Fisheries Officials approve plan for Climate Change resilience efforts in Fisheries

Fisheries Officials have given the green light for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) implementation plan for its Climate Change Strategy to strengthen resilience efforts in oceanic fisheries.

FFC Officials conclude 133rd Meeting in Nauru

The Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) Officials have concluded the 133rd FFC Officials Annual Meeting (FFC133) held in Nauru from 6 – 10 May.

Tackling gender gaps in Fisheries: FFA, SPC inaugural GESI Forum

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) in collaboration with the Pacific Community (SPC), hosted its first ever Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Forum at the FFA Conference Centre in Honiara this week.

Milestone for Pacific/US Tuna Treaty

A key milestone in the historic Tuna Treaty between the Pacific Island States and the United States has been reached this week with a fishing access arrangement for 2024 signed off.