FFA in the news - March 2010

FFA IN THE NEWS

1) FFA
OFMP plans to strengthen fisheries management rules by small islands
http://www.ffa.int/node/317

2) FFA
Outcomes from US-Pacific Island Parties consultation
http://www.ffa.int/node/319

3) FFA
FFA members meet to discuss tools for illegal fishing
http://www.ffa.int/node/320

4) THE AUSTRALIAN
Fishing in troubled waters
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/fishing-in-troubled-waters/story-e6frg6zo-1225840205199

5) G ONLINE
Fishing for tuna solutions
http://www.gmagazine.com.au/node/1887/full

6) MARINE POLICY
Introducing a transferable fishing day management regime for Pacific Island countries
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VCD-4YHP7KF-1&_user=6884541_coverDate=03%2F03%2F2010&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c_acct=C000070731&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=6884541&md5=45bb3f8660bbfda71d915ee70817affb

7) SAMOA NEWS
Forum Fisheries members meet to discuss tools for illegal fishing
http://samoanews.com/viewstory.php?storyid=13823

8) INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
UN Fish Stocks Agreement
http://www.iisd.ca/oceans/fsaic9/brief/brief_fsaic9e.pdf

9) MPA NEWS
Pacific tuna closures
http://depts.washington.edu/mpanews/MPA113.htm

10) SCOOP
Outcomes from US Treaty talks
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1003/S00516.htm

11) NATIONAL EXPRESS
FFA members meet to discuss tools for illegal fishing

12) SOLOMON STAR
Tools for illegal fishing discussed
http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/4327-tools-for-illegal-fishing-discussed

13) FSM NEWS
NORMA Continues FSM Fisheries Observer Training
http://www.fsmgov.org/press/pr030310.htm

PNA NEWS

14) SOLOMON STAR
Creating wealth and opportunities from our tuna resources
http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/3418-creating-wealth-and-opportunities-from-our-tuna-resources

15) OREGON LIVE
8 Pacific states seeking to increase tuna returns
http://www.oregonlive.com/newsflash/index.ssf?/base/business-61/1267098077176780.xml&storylist=business

16) PACIFIC BEAT
Pacific nations want sustainable tuna fisheries
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/pacbeat/stories/201003/s2836890.htm

17) MARIANAS VARIETY
Pacific Islands seek certification for skipjack tuna
http://www.mvariety.com/pacific-islands-seek-certification-for-skipjack-tuna.php

18) FSM NEWS
PNA Summit concludes in Palau
http://www.fsmgov.org/press/pr022510.htm

19) EAST WEST CENTER
Palau Tuna Summit sets new course in Pacific
http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2010/March/03-03-rl1.htm

20) PACNEWS
Solomon Islands PM prefers dialogue with Fiji
http://www.pina.com.fj/?p=pacnews&m=reado=8022341514b8f428c8ac8ac8accff8PHPSESSID=3301f9cfa3d9fff4ba5cbbf513cd913a\

21) SOLOMON STAR
PM says his trip is a success
http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/3821-pm-says-his-trip-is-a-success

22) SAMOA OBSERVER
PNA
http://www.samoaobserver.ws/index.php?view=article&id=19517%3Apna-members&option=com_content&Itemid=65

23) ISLANDS BUSINESS
PNA seeks tuna certification
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/islands_business/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=19112/overideSkinName=issueArticle-full.tpl

24) SOLOMON TIMES ONLINE
PM says his trip is a success
http://solomontimes.com/news.aspx?nwID=4989

25) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL
Solomons PM defends cost of trips to Palau and Brussels
http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=52481

26) SOLOMON TIMES
Government must spend to earn: Dr Sikua
http://www.solomontimes.com/news.aspx?nwID=4996

27) RI MAJOL
Dr Sikua want stronger partnership within PNA
http://www.rimajol.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=4191&sid=05a389b94ae3a905dda77bc03bc7389a

28) VANCOUVER SUN
South Pacific nations to form tuna cartel
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/South+Pacific+nations+form+tuna+cartel/2653887/story.html

29) ATUNA
MSC certification for PNA skipjack
http://www.atuna.com/apps/cms/ViewArticle.asp?ID=8126

DEVFISH

30) EAST WEST CENTER
30 million EU grant targets Pacific fisheries
http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2010/March/03-10-15.htm

31) FIJI TIMES
EU gives $58.4 million
http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=141318

32) SOLOMON TIMES
EU and RAO Sign 10th EDF Regional Projects
http://www.solomontimes.com/news.aspx?nwID=4967

33) SCOOP
EU and RAO Sign 10th EDF Regional Projects
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1003/S00075.htm

34) PACNEWS
EU and RAO sign financing agreements for projects under 10th EDF for Pacific region
http://www.pina.com.fj/?p=pacnewsm=reado=14302511764b8dab6bfb4c7bcbdce 5PHPSESSID=1d33f810b861cf0b7ebefc18c14b2692

OFMP NEWS

35) WORLD FISHING TODAY
OFMP plans to strengthen Pacific Islands fisheries management
http://www.worldfishingtoday.com/news/default.asp?nyId=5164

36) SOLOMON STAR
Meeting to design fisheries project
http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/4075-meeting-to-design-fisheries-project

37) PACNEWS
OFMP plans to strengthen implementation of fisheries management rules by small islands
http://www.pina.com.fj/index.php?p=pacnews&m=read&o=2607650324ba29c81e5149dd91eab1&PHPSESSID=29592760cd52ef3b2aeca9f22cdd9a81

See also stories about the MCS workshop which was partly funded by OFMP.


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Anouk Ride
Media and Publications
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
www.ffa.int