Title : Opportunities for the development of the Pacific islands’ mariculture sector:
Source : SPC
Date : 2012
Keywords : SPC, mariculture, assessment, economic
Title: Socio-economic Dimensions of Seaweed Farming in Solomon Islands
Keywords: Seaweed farming, socio-economics, Solomon islands
Abstract : The major objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the socio-economic dimensions of seaweed farming in the Solomon Islands as part of a global review of the social and economic dimensions of seaweed aquaculture. Due to the available time and financial budget provided, the Wagina seaweed farming community, one of the four major seaweed production areas in the Solomon Islands, was selected for carrying out an in-depth field survey. The selection was made in close cooperation with the Aquaculture Division of the Solomon Island’s Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR).
Authors: Jacques Trichereau
Title: Analyse du potentiel de développement de l'aquaculture a Wallis et Futuna
Source: SPC & IDEE Aquaculture
Date : 2009
Keywords: Wallis et Futuna, Aquaculture
Abstract: Wallis and Futuna had requested assistance in how to develop aquaculture activities in the territory. The objective of this study is to identify sites, select a panel of species suitable for aquaculture, propose production models that would fit in the socio economic context of Wallis and Futuna and explore regional collaboration options.
Authors: Â Nadia Chagnaud
Title: Potential application of GIS tools in strategic planning for freshwater aquaculture in SPC countries
Date: March 2008
Keywords: Geographic information system (GIS), aquaculture developmentAbstract: The objective of this project was to assess the capabilities of a geographic information system (GIS) to provide relevant information to plan for aquaculture development in Pacific Island countries. The power of such a tool results from its capacity to combine different spatial (i.e. geographically coordinated) data to produce comprehensive and integrated information that can be easily analysed and visualised.
Authors: Steve Lindsay
Title: Environmental Impact Assessment Cultivation of Corals â€“ Kosrae, FSM
Date : January 2007
Keywords: EIA, Coral Cultivation, FSM
Abstract: This Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has been commissioned by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) on behalf of the â€œMicronesia Management & Marketing Enterprises (MMME) for the Kosrae State Government (KSG) to assess the environmental impacts associated with the development of a commercial hard and soft coral aquaculture operation. The EIA has been designed to meet the environmental legislative requirements of the State of Kosrae as well as provide a template for SPC to assist other commercial operations within the Pacific member states associated with this regional agency.