Solomon Islands

NEWS: Tuna data management and women observer support strengthened in Solomon Islands

The First Solomon Islands National Tuna Data Workshop was held in Honiara last week to reflect on the current practices, identify ways to improve collection and management of tuna data and to make sure the country meets its data obligations to the WCPFC

With tuna as the second biggest export earner in the Solomon Islands, data of tuna catch and other fishing related activities within Solomon Islands EEZ must be recorded and managed in proper systems and procedures to inform the Government to make decisions that ensure the long term sustainability of the tuna industry.  

FFA staff donate relief to Solomon Islanders affected by floods

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 18 FEBRUARY 2008: FFA Staff today delivered a donation for Solomon Islanders affected by recent flooding. The donation, from FFA Staff members, was SBD 7000 worth of food and basic supplies which will be delivered by the National Disaster Council to flood-affected communities.


Operation Kurukuru Photos

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Operation Kurukuru Staff

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New facilities launched in Solomon Islands for maritime surveillance

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 15 AUGUST 2008: The Maritime Unit of the Solomon Islands Police Force (SIPF) has new facilities to improve maritime surveillance targeting illegal fishing, transnational crime and search and rescue at sea, thanks to a new Operations Room was officially opened today at SIPF’s portside office.

FFA Licence Information List

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Fisheries Trade Guidebook

This Guidebook, Pacific Islands Countries, the Global Tuna Industry and the International Trade Regime, outlines the major trade-related elements of the tuna fishing industry in the Western Central Pacific Ocean. In particular, it is meant to be a reference guide to assist government officials (particularly fisheries, trade and foreign affairs officials) and tuna industry operators to better understand the rules and requirements of international and regional trade agreements, and how they impact the fisheries sector.