UNIT 5 Applicability of Fisheries Policy Options to Local, Regional, National and International Context. Coastal Fisheries Policy and Planning Course, 28/01/08 – 8/02/08, Apia, Samoa. Vina Ram-Bidesi School of Marine Studies, University of the South Pacific.
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Coastal Fisheries Policy and Planning Course, 28/01/08 – 8/02/08, Apia, Samoa
School of Marine Studies, University of the South Pacific
Secretariat of the Pacific Community
The Broader context of coastal fisheries policy framework in the Pacific Islands
SPC – Strategic Coastal Fisheries Plan; Regional Ocean Policy; Regional Coral Reef Initiative; SPREP - International Waters Programme; Micronesian Challenge; Pacific Plan, Vava’u Declaration on Fisheries
lays the foundations for diverse paths to a common objective - food security, at the individual, household, national, regional and global levels.
SPC - Strategic Plan for Fisheries Management and Sustainable Coastal Fisheries in Pacific Islands (2005-2007)
Summary of problems* in coastal fisheries management (% based on the number of countries identifying particular problems as most important).
Some changes in the recent years within coastal fisheries management in the Pacific:
The following documents provide an indication of the evolving fisheries sector policies in the Marshall Islands
The fisheries policy is guided by the following interrelated needs to:
Analysis of the identified fisheries policy options in addressing the goals and objectives of the broader national policy framework
- security, exclusivity, durability, transferability
Individual Quota/ITQ operating costs
Table 5.2 Assessing Policy Goals & Objectives in Fisheries Plans in the Context of Pacific Islands
Weight: 1 low contribution, 2 average contribution, 3 high contribution SR: Short Run
Re-evaluation of fisheries policies which have been implemented
Current Issues & concerns: