Tuvalu Fisheries Library receives aid from PIMRIS: The Pacific Islands Marine Resources Information System

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The Fisheries Department, received a Dell brand laptop and a scanner donated by the Pacific Islands Marine Resource Information System Project (PIMRIS). The equipment has been designated for creating and maintaining the Fisheries library database. PIMRIS is a mutual network of regional systems and government information centres concerned with the evolution of technical information, including […]

Coastal Fisheries Meeting with Funafuti Fisherman Association (FFA/FTFF)

The Coastal Fisheries section held a meeting with the Funafuti Fisherman Association on the 9th February 2017 Thursday in the Funafuti Lagoon Hotel conference room. The meeting was commenced at 9;15 am led by the Principal Fisheries Officer of the Coastal division. The meeting was about sharing information with the Funafuti Fisherman Association actually about […]

Lecture on Gender Perspective on Women in Fisheries

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Two representatives from the Tuvalu Government Gender office presented a lecture on “Gender perspective on Women in Fisheries”. The lecture was carried out by; Natalie Makhoul, the Gender Advisor and Lanuola Fasiai the senior officer. Natalie Makhoul was first talked about gender perspective and women in fisheries while Ms Fasiai talked about the Woman’s contribution […]

Fish Aggregate Devices (FADs) Training

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Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) are an extension of fishing gear designed to concentrate fish into a small area so that it is easier to catch them. They can be used for industrial as well as artisanal fishing. Close to the islands of Tuvalu, the Fisheries Department has been deploying FADs to assist local fishers to […]

First Metronome Trip to the Northern Outer Islands

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A team from the Fisheries Department Operations & Development (O&D) and Coastal Fisheries (CF) Sections, and NAPA II officers, teamed up between 18th June and 11th July to go on their first ‘metronome’ trip to the northern outer islands to commence the Fisheries Department and the NAPA II targeted work plans for 2016. A metronome […]

NAPA2 on the Move

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The NAPA2 project is on the move. Senior Fisheries Officers for the Coastal Fisheries and Operation and Development Sections left Funafuti for the outer islands last night, 10/08/2015, for consultations with all Island Kaupules. They will spend 2 days on each island, so they’ll be back probably in two weeks time. JIAYOU!!! The second National […]