Tag: Fisheries

Assessment of the status of coastal reef fish in Pacific Island Countries


This abstract submitted to Artisanal Coastal Fisheries session at World Fisheries Congress, to be held in Adelaide, Australia in October, 2020. Submitted by David Welch et al. Throughout the Pacific the vast majority of humans live in coastal areas and for centuries have relied on coastal marine resources as food for subsistence and livelihoods. Coastal…

PNG Coastal Fisheries Management & Development Project (CFMDP) 2003-2007


The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Coastal Fisheries Management and Development Project (CFMDP) was implemented by the PNG National Fisheries Authority (NFA) using loan finance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Project centred on the construction of wharves and associated infrastructure to provide dedicated facilities for PNG’s growing domestic commercial fishing industry. The project included…