Healthy tuna stocks in the Pacific pave the way for strategic sustainable fisheries management

The results of the latest tuna stock status assessments, announced this week during the 16th Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, highlight that the four key tuna stocks in the western and…

Micronesian countries adopting aquaculture business strategy

For the first time, the five countriesi of the Micronesian Association for Sustainable Aquaculture (MASA) as well as Kiribati agreed this week on a set of national business strategies for aquaculture, which will be combined into a regional strategy for…

Invest in a cultural dining habit

This is the story of a man who has been a fisher in New Caledonia since the age of 20. Patrick Morlet, 56 years old and the third generation of fishermen in his family, has decided to diversify his income source by investing in oyster farming. "I'm…

Regional Workshop on Transboundary Animal Disease

​This regional workshop is organised between the SPC, OIE, FAO and the New Caledonian Veterinary services (DAVAR). Around 30 participants from all PICTs will participate in a regional workshop about relevant animal diseases​.

The Pacific Community launches new information tools on sustainable fishing practices

The Pacific Community (SPC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is launching today a series of animated videos targeting the fishers, the schools and the general public with the objective of raising awareness on sustainable fishing practices.

Ground-breaking science at the 15th meeting of the WCPFC Scientific Committee

Representatives from countries across and beyond the Pacific met this August in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia for the 15th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee (SC) of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC). At this…

Management Options Consultations (MOC)

​Event organised at FFA Headquarters.

ReefLex: A web app on coastal fisheries and aquaculture legislation

ReefLex web app home page A test version of the ReefLex (Pacific Law & Policy Database on Coastal Fisheries & Aquaculture) web ap went live early 2019 as part of the Pacific Community (SPC)-implemented Coastal Fisheries Governance Project funded…

PROTEGE enters its operational phase

PROTEGE (“Pacific Territories Regional Project for Sustainable Ecosystem Management” or “protect” in French) is an initiative designed to promote sustainable and climate-change-resilient economic development in the European Pacific overseas countries and…

16th Regular Session of the WCPFC (WCPFC16)

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