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About SPC's Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP)

The Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP) is one of two programmes that make up the Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystem (FAME) Division of SPC, the other one being the Oceanic Fisheries Programme. The CFP’s goal is: “coastal fisheries, nearshore fisheries and aquaculture in Pacific Island Countries and Territories are managed and developed sustainably”. The CFP is made up of two sections: the Aquaculture Section and the Coastal Fisheries Management, Science and Livelihoods Section.

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SPC Fisheries Newsletter #162

Thirteen original articles detailing some recent FAME activities, and covering topics such as the return of the true giant clam to Kosrae, the use of population genetics in fisheries science, the spawning potential of reef species in the Solomon Islands, developing participatory monitoring of community fisheries in Kiribati and Vanuatu, or the use local knowledge to guide coconut crab science in Fiji ...

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The status of sea cucumber stocks in the Kingdom of Tonga

 

Bêche-de-mer, the processed version of sea cucumber, has historically been the main invertebrate export fishery in Tonga. A total of 26 described species have been observed during surveys in the shallow water lagoon and reef front habitats around Tonga...

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Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin #32

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented health, social and economic crisis with ripple effects felt around the world... Pandemics are not gender neutral, and there is growing evidence that women and girls are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. For example, there has been an increasing concern about the spike in gender-based violence during lockdowns and curfews, with gender agencies and organisations quick to set up helplines.

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Pacific handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture

 

This handbook is designed to give practical guidance on improving gender and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture for staff working in fisheries agencies in Pacific Island countries and territories...

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