Economics – policies and rules

Rules support economic development of Pacific island states Conservation and management measures (CMMs) describe binding decisions agreed on by the members and cooperating non-members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission at their annual meeting....

Economics – resources

Resources on the economics of tuna fishing in the WCPO You can find news stories, popular articles, opinion pieces and blog posts on the economics of the WCPO tuna fisheries on the Economics news and views page. Fact sheets Tuna economic development indicators 2019,...

Economics – news and views

News and views on tuna economics of the region The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) produces an industry trade briefing called FFA Trade and Industry News. It is published every two months, going back to December 2007. Moana voices, FFA publication aimed...

Economics – research and training

Research shows how important fisheries are to Pacific Island economies Fisheries in the economies of Pacific Islands countries and territories is a study of the fisheries of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO). It outlines the development of its fisheries...

Economics – case studies

MSC certification gives access to higher prices for tuna Seven western Pacific Islands fisheries are certified as being sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), with the most recent being based in Papua New Guinea. MSC certification is seen as one way of...

Economics – best practices

We are working on this content right now, and we’d love to hear from you if you have information on this topic.  PNG fishers: the people of SIDS are being encouraged to take control of their own fish stocks. Photo: Francisco...