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Pacific tuna fishery protections in place for 2021

HONIARA, 21 December, 2020 – Pacific Island countries have worked with fishing nations to secure crucial protection measures next year for an industry worth over US$1 billion to local economies and employing around 24,000 following global meetings last week.

FFA Boosts Protection of Solomon Islands Tuna Resources

HONIARA, 14 December, 2020 – Protecting Solomon Islands’ tuna resources from illegal activity has received a significant  boost with 24 Compliance officers receiving training from the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) recently.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 13: Issue 5 September-October 2020

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS. Volume 13: Issue 5September-October 2020

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

 

CONTENTS 

Fisheries Trade 

Solomon Islands granted ‘global sourcing’ rules of origin

European Parliament calls for temporary withdrawal of Philippines GSP+ status

Fisheries Regulation 

China and Taiwan fish added to the U.S. List of Goods Produced by Forced Labour

Fisheries Management

Enormous Fisheries Surveillance Effort by FFA and Members

HONIARA, 28 October, 2020 – One of the largest maritime surveillance operation in the world, Operation Kurukuru, concludes on Friday 30 October, after two weeks of international cooperation by aircraft, ships, and national organisations to target Illegal, Unregulated and Unreporte

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 13: Issue 4 July-August 2020

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

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade 

Chair of WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations release draft text

Fisheries Regulation 

New technologies promise monitoring break-through for transhipment at sea 

Fisheries Management

FFA Fisheries Ministers progress observer and crew safety and longline fisheries development

WCPO bigeye and yellowfin tuna stocks remain healthy

Commitment to enhanced cooperation between FFA and RSIPF

HONIARA, 10th September 2020 – A visit by Executive Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Headquarters Tuesday this week has highlighted the commitment to continuous cooperation between the two organisations, especially during this period of the COVI

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