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PNG Media Prepped to Tell “fish-story” Ahead of Seventh Pacific Tuna Forum

PNG Media Prepped to Tell “fish-story” Ahead of Seventh Pacific Tuna Forum

Media personnel in Papua New Guinea now have a better understanding of the significance and value of tuna fisheries after three days of a fisheries-related media workshop. The workshop was held from 9-11 September in Port Moresby and brought together around twenty journalists, from Divine Word University.
FFA-managed plane doing a fly over during OPIC19.

FFA-led Surveillance Covers Area Larger Than Russia

The third Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency-led monitoring, control and surveillance operation for the year – Operation Island Chief 2019 (OPIC19) covered an area greater than the size of Russia, the biggest country in the world.
FFA Director General, Dr. Manu Tupou-Roosen.

First Ever Fisheries Policy Dialogue Between the EU and Pacific

For the first time in the Pacific region, a policy dialogue between the seventeen (17) Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) Members and the European Union (EU) to discuss issues and challenges relating to the sustainable management of marine resources commenced in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia on Friday.
Two men pile tubers in a yam house. Years of drought have left them tragically empty.

Yam Houses of the Trobriand Islands: Prestige, Magic and Drought

ACROSS KIRIWINA, DENSE RAINFOREST GIVES way to wide, open clearings studded with ornate wooden houses. Arranged in concentric rings, the innermost structures tend to be taller, brighter, and palpably more important, with carefully-stacked logs bearing intricate designs painted in red, white, and black.
NZ Deputy Prime Minister Impressed with FFA

NZ Deputy Prime Minister Impressed with FFA

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) welcomed a high level delegation led by the New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Honourable Winston Peters, on Wednesday 5 June as part of their visit to Solomon Islands.