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18 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji to Finalise National Fisheries Policy
FIJI - Fiji could become one of the first countries in the Pacific to develop a National Fisheries Policy for its fisheries sector....
20 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Cyclone Causes $2.9 million Damage to Fiji's Fisheries Sector
FIJI - Tropical Cyclone Winston, which hit Fiji during February and March this year, caused $2.9 million worth of damages to the fisheries sector, according to the...
16 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Pacific Ocean Culture to Support Fiji's Aquaculture Sector
FIJI - A new partnership has been formed between Pacific Ocean Culture ltd and Fiji National University to develop aquaculture in the country....
20 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji's Fisheries Production Decreasing
FIJI - Production of fish from coastal fisheries in Fiji has decreased at a rate of 6 per cent from 2007-2014....
08 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji Continues to invest in Aquaculture
FIJI - Fiji currently has and continues to invest in aquaculture through funding of several projects for aquaculture development, spread out through the four divisions...
08 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji $1.6m Project Boost for Fiji Aquaculture
FIJI - The Caboni Yaqara Multi-species Hatchery in Togovere, Ra, will supply fish farms and boost income generating initiatives across the country, said Prime Minister...
03 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji Developing Aquaculture in a Sustainable Manner
FIJI - The Vanua o Laucala Trust has announced the development of aquaculture in the Northern Division around the islands of Laucala, Qamea, Matagi,Yanuca and other...
05 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Grants Continue to Boost Fiji's Fisheries
FIJI - Fiji's fisheries has received a fourth gift of $102,490 ($F219,969.16) worth of grant in aid equipment from the Republic of Korea since 2012....
17 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fisheries, Aquaculture Expected to Increase Contribution to Fiji's GDP
FIJI - The contribution of the fishing and aquaculture industries to Fiji's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase over the next three years....
26 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji's Marine Resources at Risk, says Minister
FIJI - Fiji's marine and coastal resources are at critical risk because of climate change, said Minister for Fisheries Osea Naiqamu....
10 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Pacific Tuna Forum to Take Place in Fiji
FIJI - The biggest tuna industry gathering in the Western and Central Pacific region, the 5th Pacific Tuna Forum is scheduled from 22-23 September 2015 in Fiji....
07 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Bumble Bee Foods Invests in New Fijian Cold Storage
FIJI - Bumble Bee Foods, one of North America's largest canned seafood companies, is working closely with the Pacific Fishing Company in Levuka to construct a new...
05 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Sea Cucumber Hatchery Project Expands to Fiji
FIJI - After setting up the Pacific's first commercial sea cucumber hatchery in Vanuatu, two aquaculturalists, Paul Ryan and Poasi Fale Ngaluafe, are planning to...
15 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Cluster Farming Helping Improve Fiji Tilapia Production
FIJI - The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has been working with the European Union and the Fiji Ministry of Fisheries and Forests (MFF) in assisting...
10 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji to Begin Tilapia Farming Venture
FIJI - The Fiji government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the adoption of tilapia fish farming in Fiji between the Department of Fisheries and...
26 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Satellite Technology Proved to Increase Transparency of Fishing Activities
FIJI - A new pilot project initiated by WWF proves that the use of satellite technology in the surveillance of fishing activities can be an efficient and simple...
17 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Changes to Fiji's Fisheries Legislation
FIJI - Fiji is making changes to its fisheries legislation in order to try and sustainably conserve and manage it fisheries....
25 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Aquaculture in Fiji Already Worth Millions
FIJI - Fiji's aquaculture sector is already worth several millions of dollars and has the potential and demand to grow further....
17 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji Looks to Aquaculture to Meet Demand for Fish
FIJI - Demand for fresh fish in the local market is growing stronger. However, coastal fisheries are having trouble meeting this demand....
26 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji First MSC Certified Tuna from Fiji Goes to Europe
FIJI and EUROPE - MSC certification has landed Fiji Albacore Tuna on the European stage: In a world-first, international seafood supplier Anova Seafood has brought...
25 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Seafood Demand Growing in Fiji
FIJI - The Department of Fisheries in the Northern Division is expecting a higher demand for seafood, leading to more market opportunities for local people....
13 December 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Fiji’s First MSC Certified Sustainable Albacore Tuna Fishery
FIJI - The Fiji Albacore Tuna Long Line fishery has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, the fourth tuna fishery in the South Pacific to...
18 October 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Pacific Governments Plan Better Future from Aquaculture
GLOBAL, FIJI - Prevention is better than cure’ is the main message emerging from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)/SPC Regional Workshop on Aquatic Biosecurity...
15 August 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Shark Sanctuary Not Good for Fiji's Fisheries
FIJI - Having a shark sanctuary will be greatly affect Fiji’s fisheries sector says Offshore Fisheries Officer Anare Raiwalui....
05 April 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Prawn Research is a Success
FIJI - A milestone in aquaculture research has been achieved at the Seawater Laboratory of the Division of Marine Studies at the University of the South Pacific....
29 March 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Marine Protected Areas Under Threat from Poachers
FIJI - The Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Network noted there is no law to protect areas declared marine protected areas from poachers....
22 February 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Milkfish Farm for Community
FIJI - Vitawa Village in Rakiraki will this week play host to 55 participants in an eight day regional workshop that will be conducted for milkfish farmers....
07 June 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Tuna Longline Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
FIJI - The Fiji Tuna Boat Owners Association’s (FTBOA) albacore tuna longline fishery has become the first Fijian fishery to enter full assessment for Marine Stewardship...
01 October 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Villagers Rescue Fish As Pond Dries
FIJI - Villagers of Draunivi, Rakiraki, made an unprecedented fish evacuation last week to save hundreds of threatened tilapia hatchlings from certain death....
20 August 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Fiji Council To Monitor Fisheries Sector
FIJI - The Department of Fisheries will soon establish an advisory Council to monitor the fisheries sector....
 
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