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FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 4: Issue 4 April 2011

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS
Volume 4: Issue 4 April 2011
By Amanda Hamilton, Elizabeth Havice, Liam Campling[1]
CONTENTS
Fisheries Subsidies
WTO Doha Round on the brink of collapse 
Implications of a Doha Collapse for fisheries subsidies 

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 4: Issue 3 March 2011

 

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 4: Issue 3March 2011

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Subsidies

Update on fisheries subsidies discussions at the World Trade Organisation

Preferential Trade Agreements

Spanish industry interests continue to attack PNG over global sourcing rule

ATPDEA expires, Ecuador pouch producers loose duty free access to US market

Fisheries Management

Report from visits from Australia, Fiji, Kiribati to FFA last week

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 7-10 MARCH 2011: 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 key fisheries issues.

Training helps Licensing Officers use legal and FFA tools to control fisheries

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS 7-10 FEBRUARY 2011: Fisheries Licensing Officers from 14 member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) have now completed the Fisheries Licensing Officer’s Workshop (FLOW), where they learned more about key legal and monitoring tools to control fishing. A total of 20 participants from Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu attended as well as staff from FFA, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and the Western a

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 12 December 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS
Volume 3: Issue 12 December 2010 

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

CONTENTS

Fisheries Subsidies and Trade

Fisheries Subsidies Proposals Discussed at the World Trade Organisation

Update on PACP-EU EPA Negotiation

Fisheries Management

Meeting Outcomes from WCPFC - Seventh Annual Session 

Unfinished business remains as WCPFC ends

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 on some technical issues, there were no decisions made on the critical issues of overfishing of bigeye and yellowfin tuna, catch of whales and dolphins, and adequate severity of punishment for illegal fishing.

WCPFC Photos

This week the Annual Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) is being held in Ko Olina, Hawaii. News on outcomes from the meeting will be released on 10 December 2010 (Hawaii time). 

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 10&11 October and November 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS
Volume 3: Issue 10&11 October and November 2010

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Subsidies

New fisheries subsidies proposals by Korea and Australia at the WTO

Fisheries Trade and Development

MSC assesses skipjack and yellowfin for sustainability, advocacy groups ISSF and Pew object 

Fisheries Management

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