TFD and a delegation from the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea discussed matters of mutual interest

The Minister of Fisheries and Trade and TFD senior officials met yesterday at TFD conference room with the Deputy Minister of the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Tuvalu, resident in Suva. The discussions covered a range of areas for cooperation between Tuvalu and […]

Governance Committee meeting to review progress with the Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 Project (TFSP2)

The New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 (TFSP2), which started in January 2021, recently held its third six-monthly Governance Committee meeting to review the project’s progress. The meeting, between senior officials of the Tuvalu Ministry of Fisheries and Trade and New Zealand’s MFAT, was held by video conference on 10th June. The […]

Closed : Vacancy: Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme 2 Project Manager

The TFSP2 project under the Tuvalu Fisheries Department is recruiting a Project Manager who will work closely with the Fisheries Adviser and take on the management of the project over the next year or so. We are looking for a person with a University degree in a subject relevant to Fisheries and/or Project Management. Excellent […]

Closed: Request for Quotations – Ice Machines: Supply of seven (7) flake ice machines for Tuvalu’s outer islands

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) is seeking quotations for the supply of 7 small flake ice machines for installation in Community Fisheries Centres in the outer islands of Tuvalu. Specifications: We require a flake ice machine that can produce 350-500 kgs of ice per 24 hours under ambient conditions of water temperature 25○C; and ambient […]

Newly recruited fisheries officers for Outer-island communities.

7 new community fisheries officers have been recruited by the TFD to manage and develop community fisheries in each of Tuvalu’s main outer islands. The seven new CFOs and the island that will be their work base, are: Panapa Tofiga – Nanumea Ielemia Kapua – Nanumaga Savelio Kaveni – Niutao Sione Tepaa – Nui Amoga […]

Fishers on Tuvalu Northern Island boost their understanding of new fishing practices by utilizing new fishing gear

Four TFD staff travelled on the old RV Manaui early this month to conduct new fishing methods training to 20 fishermen on each remote northern island of Tuvalu included, Nanumaga, Nanumea and Niutao in order to further their knowledge on new fishing methods utilizing new fishing gears provided by the Overseas Fisheries Cooperative Foundations OFCF, […]

New Zealand Funded TFSP2 holds its first Governance Committee Meeting

The New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase Two (TFSP2), which started in January this year, recently held its first six-monthly Governance Committee meeting to review progress with the project. The meeting, between senior officials of the Tuvalu Ministry of Fisheries and Trade and New Zealand’s MFAT was held by video conference on 27th […]

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Review Consultant – GEF Completion Note of Tuvalu PROP

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include a thorough review of the GEF grant for PROP, analyzing the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of […]

Latest Department Metronome Trip : A milestone in the annual work plan

Seven Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) officers carried out one of the regular outer islands ‘Metronome’ trips during August. This trip was to the southern islands (Nukulaelae & Niulakita), to liaise with the Kaupule (island council) members and the communities and to carry out fisheries work programme activities. The team was away for one week, from […]