Fisheries Legislation in Tuvalu

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Laws, Regulations and other Instruments applying to Fisheries in Tuvalu: MarineResourcesAct (2006): CAP 48.16 Fisheries (VMS) Regulations(2000): CAP 48.20.3; Conservation and Management Measures (PNA 3IA) Regulations (2009): LN 17 of 2009; Marine Resources Amendment Act (2012); Maritime Zones Act (2012)(2012); Declaration of Archipelagic Baselines (2012): LN 7 of 2012; Declaration of Territorial Sea Baselines (2012): […]

Joint Venture Agreement Signed: National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu (NAFICOT), SAJO and O Yong Fishing Industry

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The National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu (NAFICOT), owned by the Government of Tuvalu signed a Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Sajo Industries of Korea and O Yang Fishing Industry (also from Korea) on the 29th of July 2017 at the Funafuti Lagoon Hotel in Tuvalu. The Joint Venture agreement was signed by the Honourable Dr […]

First Fisheries Monitoring and Management Consultation (FMMC) with the Funafuti Community on the Funafuti reef fishery

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) organised a consultation with the Funafuti community, Fale Kaupule, Kaupule, Funafuti Fishermen’s Association and outer island leaders on monitoring and management of coastal reef fisheries. The meeting ran for one and a half days, on the 23rd and 24th February 2017 at Tausoa Lima in Funafuti. The meeting was part […]