Tuvalu Government COVID19 Travel Advisory 24 Feb 2020

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  This advisory was issued by the Ministry of Health, Social Welfare and Gender Affairs, Department of Health on 24th February 2020. As of 24 February 2020, there are no confirmed or suspected cases of the coronavirus in Tuvalu. Effective immediately and until further notice, as part of the Tuvalu Government’s continuing efforts to contain […]

Our Organisation: Plans for 2020

In 2020 will see some strengthening of the Department’s staffing, reflecting the growing importance and complexity of systems for the oceanic fishery, as well as the growth of the observer programme and transhipment monitoring. We also recognise the need to provide more support for small-scale fisheries management and development. Our 2 inter-island vessels (Tala Moana […]

Administration Group

The Administration section of the Department is responsible for a range of activities, including: Advising the Minister, Cabinet and Parliament on fishery policy issues and high-level developments within the sector; Negotiating fishery access agreements with distant water fishing nations, associations, fleets and companies; Economic analysis of fishery development and management options; Ensuring consistency between fishery […]

Monitoring & Reporting of the 2018 Work Plan

Monitoring of Work Programme implementation and delivery will primarily be through the monthly meetings of the SMC. In addition, quarterly progress reports will be produced by the TFD, both for internal purposes and to respond to the requirements of the Government of Tuvalu (Planning Department, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development) as well as NZAP, […]

FRFSP: Funafuti Reef Fisheries Stewardship Plan to be launched in December

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The Funafuti Reef Fisheries Stewardship Plan (FRFSP) has been under development most of this year. The plan was formulated through extensive consultations with communities, leaders, the Funafuti Island Council and interest groups and is now ready to be launched on 14th December at Tausoa Lima in Funafuti. The plan is a culmination of several years […]

The Funafuti Reef Fisheries Stewardship Plan

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department, in association with the Funafuti Kaupule (Island Council), Falekaupule (Elders), Fishermen in Funafuti Association (FOFA) and the community is developing a comprehensive plan for the management of stressed fishery resources on Funafuti Atoll. The plan is expected to optimise our use and benefits from fisheries. The Funafuti Reef Fisheries Stewardship Plan […]

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 […]

Closed: Re-advertised Outer Islands Data Collectors for Tuvalu Fisheries Department (16/3/17)

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is inviting suitably qualified young men and women of a minimum age of 18 years to fill the vacant positions of 5 Outer Island Data Collectors (OIDCs) for the islands of: NANUMAGA, NUI, NUKUFETAU, FUNAFUTI, and NUKULAELAE. Applicants must be physically and mentally fit and should be a permanent resident of […]