Technical training with Palau supports ocean management through defined maritime zones

Palau officials, Mr David Idip and Mr Takamatsu Emesiochel of PALARIS with Malakai Vakautawale, Molly Powers-Tora, and Andrick Lal of SPC  

Promoting responsible fisheries and aquaculture in the Pacific through information and awareness-raising tools: International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture 2022

“Micro-qualifications will help us in our efforts” – New regional qualifications strengthen the Pacific’s food systems

Disaster risk reduction in fisheries training through a gender equity and social inclusion lens

A specialised training in gender equity and social inclusion has provided fisheries officers an opportunity to strengthen knowledge of gender concepts and build their understanding on gender equality and social inclusion.

Guardians of the Pacific: Meet Matuavao from Samoa

“We keep our ocean clean as we keep our house clean. [...] Because this is our whole future to worry about. For the next generations.” Anzac Day Aliielua, Matai of Salamumu Village, Samoa Across the region, governments and communities are working…

Launch of the Pacific International Year for Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022)

Traditional food production and food sharing practices help rural Pacific Island communities weather COVID-19 impacts, study finds

A newly published, seven-country study found that in rural Pacific Island communities that have maintained traditional practices around food production were better able to weather the initial impacts of COVID-19. “From sago farming in Papua New Guinea to…

Solomon Island fisheries commitment to equality boosted through gender and social inclusion training

Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) staff undertook training earlier this month to improve gender equality and support inclusive engagement and participation of people from all segments of society. Reflecting the Solomon…

Digital terminal, interactive quiz and videos: new awareness tools for sustainable fishing

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Fisheries Story: Adaptability is key to sustaining capacity development and technical support for Pacific Island member countries during the COVID-19 crisis

  As COVID-19 infections spread across the globe in early 2020 and governments shut down international travel, the Pacific Community’ Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP) was forced to stop business-as-usual and confront how to deliver its work programmes…
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