Solomon Islands

Outcomes statement from FFA, Solomon Islands Judicial Seminar: Information focus on national workshops, PacLII and FFA databases

A full report of proceedings has been cleared to member countries, with an appended Statement of Outcomes highlighting the key elements of the three-day meeting of Pacific judiciary and fisheries officials, chaired by Solomon Islands Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer. 
 
FFA AND SOLOMON ISLANDS JUDICIAL SEMINAR
Honiara, Solomon Islands 
25-27 July 2016 
 
STATEMENT

FFA’s Movick on Sir Peter Kenilorea: Solomon Islands, Pacific have lost a  ‘rare visionary’

1st Mar 2016, FFA HQ SOLOMON ISLANDS – The passing away of former Director General of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, Sir Peter Kenilorea on Thursday 25th February heralds “the end of a very special era in our Pacific history,” says FFA’s Director General James Movick. “Here on Kola Ridge, Sir Peter’s FFA family heard the news of his passing with a profound sense of sadness and loss.”

Speeches: Solomon's Fisheries Minister welcomes Pacific Regional Oceanscape funds

...PROP represents a significant investment of scarce funds for Solomon Islands and, for my part, I will be charging the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources with seizing this great opportunity to ensure that we do better manage and develop our fisheries resources to the sustainable benefit of our nation and people. 
Solomon Islands Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources 

 

WCPFC Area Catch Value Estimates

Introduction

The report aims to provide estimates of the value of catches of the four main commercial species caught in the Western and Central Paciffic Fisheireies Commission (WCPFC) Convention Area, that is, albacore (Thunnus alalunga), bigeye (Thunnus obesus), skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) and yellowfin (Thunnus albacares). The report also provides catch data provided by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and prices obtained from a range of sources (provided below) on which the estimated values are based. 

NEWS: Tuna data management and women observer support strengthened in Solomon Islands

The First Solomon Islands National Tuna Data Workshop was held in Honiara last week to reflect on the current practices, identify ways to improve collection and management of tuna data and to make sure the country meets its data obligations to the WCPFC

With tuna as the second biggest export earner in the Solomon Islands, data of tuna catch and other fishing related activities within Solomon Islands EEZ must be recorded and managed in proper systems and procedures to inform the Government to make decisions that ensure the long term sustainability of the tuna industry.  

FFA staff donate relief to Solomon Islanders affected by floods

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 18 FEBRUARY 2008: FFA Staff today delivered a donation for Solomon Islanders affected by recent flooding. The donation, from FFA Staff members, was SBD 7000 worth of food and basic supplies which will be delivered by the National Disaster Council to flood-affected communities.

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