Expressions of Interest: Tuvalu Translator

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is seeking an eligible Tuvaluan citizen to indicate his/her interest in undertaking the service of translating the English version of information materials on seafood handling into Tuvalu version. The document is five 2-page leaflets (including pictures), a total of 2,770 words. The successful applicant should be fluent in both languages, have […]

Expressions of interest: Boatbuilding Trainees for Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is recruiting six trainees to work on a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) boat building project here on Funafuti Island. Successful applicants will work on a project building more than 50 paddling canoes and will learn how to read boat plans and use power tools and modern materials for wooden boat […]

CLOSED: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Consultancy for the Design, Drawings, Cost Estimation and Supervision of new buildings for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Tuvalu Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for the following consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include the designing, drawing, cost estimating and supervision of the Tuvalu Fisheries Department – Training […]

New Zealand continue it support to TFD

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department  TFD Senior Management staff and other stakeholders held a video conference with the design consultants for the next phase of New Zealand support for the fisheries sector. The consultants are Ian Cartwright in Tasmania and Kirsty Burnett in Wellington. Participants from other agencies were from the Ministry of Finance (The Planning […]

Closed: Application for Fisheries Observers

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department will be conducting a 5 weeks Fisheries Observer Basic Training Course starting on the 23rd of November this year, 2020 and are now inviting applications from interested Tuvalu citizens. Fisheries Observers work aboard commercial fishing vessels, where they are the eyes and ears of our Tuvalu Government. They collect biological and […]

Closed: Extension of Deadline for Applications: Request for Expressions of Interest: National Consultant – Operation and Development

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include overseeing the effective implementation of the Operation and Development Section of the Tuvalu Fisheries Department, manage […]

Closed: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: National Consultant – Operation and Development(28/7/2020)

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include overseeing the effective implementation of the Operation and Development Section of the Tuvalu Fisheries Department, manage […]

Closed: Request for expressions of interest: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA)(24/7/2020)

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The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) invites applications from exceptional candidates to fill the vital role of CEO of the PNA Office. The successful candidate will have superior and relevant skills and qualifications, with extensive senior management and financial management experience, a focus on good governance, and the ability to run the office in […]

Celebrating World Tuna Day in Tuvalu: Tuna, Our Hope & Pride

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Tuvalu celebrated for the second time World Tuna Day this year 2020. The Ministry of Fisheries and Trade coordinated and organized activities for the public in celebrating this important day. Despite, the threat of COVID-19 to the people of Tuvalu, a lot of people did participate in competitions and enjoyed activities in celebrating the day […]

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 […]