Nadi, Fiji 22 September 2015: “Work with us, and support the systems that we have developed — don’t undermine the fisheries management framework that we have developed, because we will ultimately win,” PNA CEO Dr. Transform Aqorau said in his keynote address to the 5th Pacific Tuna Forum 2015 in Fiji today. “We are here to stay.”
Selection of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) as a finalist in the international Seafood Championship Awards for 2016 is an honor that is “a good reflection of work the Parties have done to manage the fishery,” said the PNA CEO Tuesday.
Pacific Tuna Forum 2015: Achieving Optimal Economic Benefits through Sustainable Tuna Management and Development
The biggest tuna industry gathering in the Western and Central Pacific region, the 5th Pacific Tuna Forum is scheduled from 22-23 September 2015 at the luxurious Sofitel Resort, Denarau, Nadi, Fiji. More than 250 delegates are expected to be part of this prestigious Pacific tuna meeting with over 30 well known speakers scheduled to speak at the event.
Majuro 8 August 2015: The one-year transitional arrangement for United States vessels for 2016 is a “positive development reflecting the value of rights-based fisheries management” for the Pacific islands, said the CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) today. Dr. Transform Aqorau said the one-year deal agreed to on 5 August 2015 at the end of a negotiating session in Australia brings greater benefits to all Pacific islands and confirms the value of the PNA’s vessel day scheme (VDS) for managing the skipjack tuna fishery in the western and central Pacific ocean.
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