Media-Releases

FFA assists human resource insights for Sol Tuna, Solomon's business community

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS – An annual Labour Market Survey partnership between the Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA, and Solomon Islands business organisations will help the Solomon Islands’ employers to gain insights into how they manage their most important resource -- its people. Included in the cooperative is Sol Tuna, formerly SolTai, the largest fish processing and cannery operation adding value to the fish taken from Solomon waters. Employing more than 1,500 workers in the Western Province and Guadalcanal, Sol Tuna is an industry leader in the Solomon Islands.

Pacific fisheries officials step up vessel monitoring skills

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS –Pacific Fisheries officers at the frontline of protecting the region’s fish stocks have just completed a week’s training in Honiara, Solomon Islands, gaining new skills and awareness to support their work.

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 6: Issue 3 May–June 2013

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS   Volume 6: Issue 3   May–June 2013

By Elizabeth Havice and Liam Campling[1]

 

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade Agreements

PACP-EU tuna trade politics heat up

Spanish industry calls for tuna exclusion from EU-Thai FTA

 

Fisheries Management

Interim US Treaty comes into effect

High fishing pressure in PNA waters

Outcomes from IATTC’s 85th Annual Meeting

 

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 6: Issue 2 March–April 2013

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS   Volume 6: Issue 2    March–April 2013

By Liam Campling and Elizabeth Havice[1]

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade Agreements

Fiji to lose preferential access to EU market in 2014?

World Trade Organisation

Developments at the WTO and China’s subsidies to its fishing fleet

Fisheries Development

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 6: Issue 1 January–February 2013

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 6: Issue 1 January–February 2013

By Liam Campling and Elizabeth Havice[1]

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade Agreements

EU-Pacific Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations

EU and Thailand launch free trade agreement discussions

Fisheries Management

Interpol takes on pirate fishing

Fisheries Development

French firms to invest in PNG

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 5: Issue 6 November-December 2012

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS  

Volume 5: Issue 6   November-December 2012

By Liam Campling and Elizabeth Havice[1]

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade Agreements

EU Loin Quota set for 2013-2015

Fisheries Management

FFA members disappointed with WCPFC9 outcomes for tropical tunas

Fisheries Development

Fiji longline albacore fishery receives MSC certification

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 5: Issue 5 September-October 2012

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS   Volume 5: Issue 5 September-October 2012

By Liam Campling and Elizabeth Havice[1]

CONTENTS 

Preferential Trade Agreements

Reformed EU-GSP Scheme to impact global tuna industry

Update on PACP-EU Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations

European Parliament releases study on PNG’s Global Sourcing Rules of Origin

Future of EU Loin Quota still to be determined post-2012

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 5: Issue 4 July-August 2012

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 5: Issue 4 July-August 2012

By Elizabeth Havice and Liam Campling[1]

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade Agreements

PACP gear up for the next round of EPA negotiations with the EU

World Trade Organisation

WTO appellate body rules on tuna-dolphin debate

Fisheries Regulation

EU to impose trade measures on countries engaged in unsustainable fishing

Tuvalu EOI Advert

The Government of Tuvalu is calling for Expressions of Interest (EoI) from qualified
development partners for the re-activation of a tuna long line shore base and processing
facility in Funafuti, Tuvalu, known as NAFICOT & other fisheries-related opportunities. The
facility would process and ship long line caught tuna harvested in the Exclusive Economic
Zone (EEZ) of Tuvalu, and in the waters of adjacent countries.

 

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