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Regional Fisheries Surveillance Cooperation Continues

Friday, 6 September 2013, 4:21 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS Pacific analysts and national fisheries officers are noting stronger levels of cooperation and data collation, following on from the annual ‘Operation Bigeye 2013’ regional surveillance swoop on fishing vessels ... More >>

Illegal Fishing Maritime Surveillance Operation

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 1:30 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Operation Kurukuru 2011, a coordinated maritime surveillance operation in which the countries of the Pacific region cooperated to detect, deter and eliminate activities such as illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing and other transnational ... More >>

PNA statement on key decisions on managing tuna fisheries

Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 9:33 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Funafuti, Tuvalu, 11 April 2011: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) Ministers concluded today as leaders made key decisions to advance their sustainable management and development of its tuna. More >>

Outcomes from meetings on illegal fishing

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 2:26 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 25 MARCH-1 APRIL 2011: The 17 members of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) met last week to discuss how to address illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing at the 14th Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) ... More >>

Tuvalu Minister Opens PNA Annual Meeting On Sustainable Tuna

Monday, 4 April 2011, 11:12 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FUNAFUTI, TUVALU, 4 APRIL 2011: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) annual meeting opened today in Tuvalu to discuss key issues around sustainable management and development of its tuna. More >>

Report from visits from Australia, Fiji, Kiribati to FFA

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 1:51 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

High level delegations from member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) - Australia, Fiji and Kiribati - visited the regional headquarters of the agency last week to tour the Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre and to discuss ... More >>

DEVFISH II project of EU funded $10 million USD

Monday, 14 March 2011, 1:45 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 14 MARCH 2011: The European Union (EU), Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have commenced the DEVFISH II project to provide national and regional assistance to Pacific ... More >>

Unfinished business remains as WCPFC meeting ends

Saturday, 11 December 2010, 6:47 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HAWAII, US, 10 DECEMBER 2010: As the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) annual meeting closed today, FFA members said there was unfinished business that the Commission needed to address next year. While FFA members made advances ... More >>

Special Management Measures on Eastern High Seas Pocket

Saturday, 11 December 2010, 4:48 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

10th December, 2010, Hawaii: The Cook Islands delegation to the Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission has successfully introduced special management measures designed to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing in the eastern high seas ... More >>

Action to restrict access to fishing grounds

Saturday, 27 November 2010, 8:16 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

MAJURO, MARSHALL ISLANDS, FRIDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2010: The Ministerial Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) which includes leaders from Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon ... More >>

Forum Sets up Tuna Website

Saturday, 27 November 2010, 6:53 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The Ministerial Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) which includes leaders from Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, today launched the PNA website – ... More >>

FFA & SPC Assist Fisheries Review In Tuvalu

Friday, 15 October 2010, 4:37 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with the Secretariat of the South Pacific Community are assisting Tuvalu to hold stakeholder consultations and develop a National Tuna Fisheries Management and Development Plan this week. More >>

FFA Provides Assistance For Fisheries Development

Friday, 1 October 2010, 3:27 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

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. More >>

Tuvalu Launches 4-Year Roadmap For Fisheries

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 5:19 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

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. More >>

Solomon Star: Luisibaea Warns Fishing Vessels

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 5:18 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Newly appointed Fisheries Minister Jimmy Lusibaea has sent a clear warning to all foreign fishing vessels found fishing illegally in our waters that they would be prosecuted if they are caught. More >>

Surveillance Conducted Across Pacific Waters

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 4:09 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

This year's Operation Island Chief, a surveillance operation involving PNG, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Kiribati and the USA, coordinated by the FFA Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, ended yesterday. More >>

Key Fisheries Meetings Outcomes: November 2009

Monday, 9 November 2009, 2:59 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The 5th Regional Steering Committee was held on 7 November 2009, the final steering committee meeting for the project which ends its first phase in December 2010. Achievements of the Project were detailed in science, fisheries management and fisheries monitoring, ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Communique on Fisheries

Friday, 7 August 2009, 12:32 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

15. Leaders noted that fisheries resources of the Pacific represent a major source of food and income for Pacific Islands Countries (PICs) and for many Pacific people is the main prospect for sustainable economic development. The maximization of return ... More >>

FFA Prosecuting Illegal Fishing Vessels

Monday, 3 November 2008, 9:50 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

In Tonga this week, fisheries officers, police and maritime navy at the workshop will learn more about International law, National laws, Regional and Sub-regional Fisheries Agreements, Fishing Vessel Boarding & Evidence Collections and Court Procedures. More >>

PNA fishing arrangement signed by Marshal Islands

Friday, 22 August 2008, 2:46 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

NIUE, DATE 2008: The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency's Director General was pleased to witness the signing of the Parties to the Nauru (PNA) Agreement 3rd Implementing Arrangement by Marshall Islands in Niue today. This historic subregional arrangement, ... More >>

   

 

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