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Solomon Islands Government (SIG) through the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) is taking the lead at the PNA (Parties to the Nauru Agreement) level in its fight against Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated (IUU), especially monitoring on Long Line (LL) and Purse Seine (PS) fishing vessels.
The Overseas Fishery Cooperation Foundation of Japan (OFCF) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, last week, signed documents containing records of the 10th Joint Meeting between the two parties paving the way for further financial and technical assistance to the Sea Cucumber Project in Solomon Islands.
A three-day workshop conducted by Dr Andrew Hunt of the Oceanic Fisheries Programme ( OFP) from SPC for staff of the offshore Division has taught participants with the basic knowledge on how to analyse Tuna data from the TUFMAN 2 Tuna database Management information System.
Honiara harbour has seen an increase in the number of fishing boats calling into port for transshipment since December 2019. For almost two years, there were no boats seen at the harbour because much of the fishing activity occur in other parts of the region.