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 […]

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 […]

Request for Quotations: Local Construction Company to build a Seawall to the Lagoon side of TFD Office

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), implementing the New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2, is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced local building companies for some minor construction work to improve the area on the lagoon side of the TFD Office at Teone. Please see the attached documents for details: 1.     Request for quotations with bid […]

Request for Quotations: Consultancy on Development of a Domestic Tuna longline fishery

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), implementing the New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 (TFSP2), is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to advise on the options for development of a domestic tuna longline fishery operating mainly in the Tuvalu EEZ.  Details are provided in the terms of reference (TOR) attached […]

Tender for shore-based radar equipment

The Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 (TFSP2) project is seeking tenders for two shore-based radar systems for monitoring of fisheries activities in Funafuti lagoon. Tenders close on 25th August. Please see the attached invitation in this link (https://tuvalufisheries.tv/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/TFD-Tender-Marine-Radar.pdf) for bids which includes contact details for more information.”

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 […]

Vacancy Advertisement: 7 Community Fisheries Officers

The TFSP2 project under the Tuvalu Fisheries Department is recruiting seven Community Fisheries Officers – one to work in each of the islands of Nanumea, Nanumaga, Niutao, Nui, Vaitupu, Nukufetau and Nukulaelae. If you are a Form six leaver with good grades in Maths and English, or you have completed training as a seaman at […]