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

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


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

FFA: Aerial Surveillance critical for monitoring of our EEZs

HONIARA, 25th August 2020 – Fisheries Ministers at their 17th Forum Fisheries Committee meeting on 6-7 August recognized the importance of aerial surveillance, including through the Pacific Maritime Security Program-Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (PMSP/FFA), after noting the increased risk of