A mobile phone application that helps record small-scale fish catches was launched this month by the Cook Islands.
The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Laaulialemalietoa Leuatea Schmidt, launched four major initiatives to boost the development of the Fisheries sector last week.
Held at the Fisheries Wharf, the initiatives included:
Solomon Islands fish exporters will get a boost under a new project supported and led by the Standards and Trade Development Facility and the Food and Agriculture Organisation or FAO.
UN Environment was involved in a series of side events at the UN Ocean Conference held from 5 to 9 June at UN Headquarters in New York.
Key EC-UN Environment side events included:
On Tuesday 6 June:
Overfishing and the degradation of coral reefs across the Caribbean and Pacific islands are pushing many fish, including food sources like tunas and groupers, towards extinction.
Europêche applauds the negotiations leading to the settlement of a new protocol between the European Unio
Sharing of information is imperative to global fisheries management.
Australia works closely with our regional neighbours to continually strengthen global management of some of the world’s largest tuna fisheries located in the Pacific Ocean.
Le ministre des affaires étrangères du Vanuatu, Bruno Leingkon, était invité à Paris en janvier pour discuter de la question des frontières maritimes.
Fisheries authorities in Fiji are seeking to impose a seasonal ban on beche-de-mer exports by the end of the month because the resource is on the verge of being wiped out.