FFA DG Tupou-Roosen and FAO DDG Semedo

  • FFA DG Tupou-Roosen and FAO DDG Semedo meeting to talk about areas for further collaboration between FFA and FAO, including assistance to SIDS, implementing SDG14.4, and empowering women.

Operation Island Chief protects Pacific from illegal fishing

HONIARA, 25th August, 2022 Operation Island Chief, a Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency-led surveillance operation covering 18.2 million squarekilometres, came to a successful closure today (Friday 26th August 2022).

Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Director Fisheries Operations, Mr Allan Rahari said the 12-day Operation was strengthened by local knowledge and expertise.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 15: Issue 3 May-June 2022

By Liam Campling, Elizabeth Havice and Mike McCoy[1] 



Fisheries Trade 

WTO Fisheries Subsidies Agreement is finally reached, but is missing the main discipline 

Negotiation dynamics at WTO Ministerial Conference 12

China and US aim to bolster ties in the Pacific 

Fisheries Management

IOTC misses the mark again on yellowfin stock re-building

Fisheries Development 

Bottled Tuna Workshop Guide Released

Bottled tuna is a unique product that potentially provides small scale fishers in Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) with an entrepreneurial opportunity. Bottled tuna production can be undertaken with a relatively small investment and has the potential to provide good financial returns to the business operator, especially in areas with access to the tourism sector.