Media-Releases

FFA & SPC assist consultative process for fisheries management & legal review

FUNAFUTI, TUVALU 12-21 OCTOBER 2010: The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the South Pacific Community (SPC) assist Tuvalu to hold stakeholder consultations and develop a National Tuna Fisheries Management and Development Plan this week.

Meetings that are being held at Funafuti week will progress a consultative process to upgrade Tuvalu’s fisheries laws and develop a new tuna fisheries management and development plan.

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 9 September 2010


FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS
Volume 3: Issue 9 September 2010
By Elizabeth Havice, Amanda Hamilton and Liam Campling[1]

Contents 

Fisheries Trade-related Regulation

Philippine processing sector struggles through WCPFC closures, inks broader cooperation with the EU

Fisheries Management and Development

Operation Island Chief indicates IUU fishing is in decline in the

WCPO Taiwan admitted as a full member of IATTC

FFA provides assistance for national fisheries development

PACIFIC ISLANDS, 29 SEPTEMBER 2010:  A unique FFA initiative is underway to increase the returns to domestic economies by assisting national fisheries development through facilitating productive investment activities in member countries.

Tuvalu launches 4-year roadmap for fisheries

FUNAFUTI, TUVALU, SEPTEMBER 2010: After months of discussion, consultation, and planning, Tuvalu launched a roadmap for how to strengthen its fisheries institutions, manage and develop its fisheries and coordinate activities of government.

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 5 & 6 July-August 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 3: Issue 7 & 8 July & August 2010

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

 

Contents

Fisheries Trade-related Regulation

Rising protectionism in EU over seafood imports?

Fisheries Trade and Development

Tuna processing developments in Papua New Guinea

Fisheries Management and Development

Operation Island Chief conducts surveillance across PNG,FSM, RMI, Nauru and Kiribati waters

FFA REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS, HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, TUESDAY 24 AUGUST 2010: This year's Operation Island Chief, a surveillance operation involving Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Kiribati and the United States of America, coordinated by the FFA Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, ended yesterday with success in the region's activities to deter illegal fishing.

Over the past 7 days, Pacific patrol boats, US Coast Guard vessels and a US Navy aircraft have surveyed approximately 12,000,000 square kilometers of ocean, sighting numero

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 5 & 6 May-June 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 3: Issue 5 & 6 May & June 2010

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

 

Contents

Fisheries Subsidies

WTO discussions on new fisheries subsidies proposal by Brazil, China, India and Mexico

Fisheries Trade and Development

FFA’s Polynesian members establish ‘Te Vaka Moana’ group

Further Blow to American Samoa Canning Industry – Starkist to Lay Off Workers

Outcomes from Ministerial Meetings about fisheries

MADANG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, 7-8 JULY 2010: The Sixth Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Committee Ministerial Meeting agreed on several strategic priorities for management and control of fishing. Australia, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Niue, Republic of Palau, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Kingdom of Tonga and Tuvalu were represented at Ministerial level and four other members were represented by Senior Officials at the meeting.

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