New M2 radar scanner equipment has been set up for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department installed its new M2 radar scanner equipment at the TFD office on the 18th of March 2022 to monitor the accessibility of the public on Funafuti island to the transhipment area. The M2 Radar scanner equipment was set up along the ridge cap of the TFD office with the only intent […]

Capacity development on Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) for the Lofeagai community

The Lofeagai community developed their understanding of Artisanal FADs and their importance, facilitated by officers of the Departments of Fisheries and Meteorology, yesterday evening 22 February 2022, at the Lofeagai Community Hall. 3 officers conducted the workshop. Pafini Fepuali Fisheries Operation & Development officer presented what is a FAD and its importance. Nelly Seniola Senior […]

Closed: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: LEGAL CONSULTANT

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. This consulting service (“the Services”) requires the reviewing, developing and introducing fisheries legislation for the conservation and management of the Funafuti lagoon […]

STATE OF EMERGENCY (SOE) REGULATIONS AND ORDERS

LN 5.20 Coronavirus Protection Measures 2020 LN 6.20 SOE Regulation – The Management & Minimisation of the impact of coronavirus Regulation 2020 LN 7.20 Designation Order (Chairmanship) LN 8.20 Rationing of Basic Food Commodities Order LN 9.20 Designation of Quarantine Areas Order LN 10.20 Grant Exemptions to essential Public Service LN 11.20 – Order Designate […]

Induction and signing of the contracts of the newly recruited CFOs and 10 officers awarded Sea Safety Train the Trainer Certificates

The Tuvalu Fisheries Director together with senior Fisheries staff, witnessed the signing of the contracts of five newly recruited Community Fisheries Officers (CFOs) as well as the awarding of Sea Safety Train the Trainer Certificates for the 10 participants, at the Fisheries office this morning at 10 am. There are 7 new CFO’s and while […]

Closed: Application for Nukulaelae Data Collector for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is inviting suitably qualified Tuvalu citizens of a minimum age of 18 years to fill the vacant position of Outer Island Data Collectors (OIDCs) for the island of NUKULAELAE. Applicants must be physically and mentally fit and should be permanent residents of the island of Nukulaelae, as the selection will be […]

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 […]

Launching of the first new paddling canoe at Fisheries

An FAO boat builder, Tuvaluan boat builder and six boatbuilding trainees launched the first new paddling canoe this morning (27th July), at the Tuvalu Fisheries jetty at Teone. These canoes are being built for the purpose of replacing canoes destroyed by cyclone Tino in the outer islands, as well as providing some extra canoes for […]

Closed:Expressions of Interest: An Environmental and Social Safeguard Consultant

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Tuvalu PROP, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include managing, review, monitor and report the project Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) and all PROP environmental and social safeguards requirements; train […]

Closed: Forum Fisheries Agency: 3 Vacant Post

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is inviting applications for the following positions:   1. Director Fisheries Development (Re-advertised) Director to lead the Fisheries Development Division. This is an executive leadership position responsible for managing the work of the Fisheries Development Division in delivering high quality fisheries economics, development, trade and investment advice and […]