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Perspectives on the Oceanic Fisheries Management Project (OFMP2)

FFA’s work to support sustainable fisheries in the Pacific

Hear OFMP Fisheries Management Adviser David Power speak about why it’s so important to manage fisheries in the Pacific region, and some of the great work achieved. This is a 13-minute TED talk.

You can also read in detail about FFA’s many and varied responsibilities in the OFMP2 project baseline report, section 8.

Conversations from the OFMP2 project forum

Thoughts about OFMP2 from partners and stakeholders.

https://youtu.be/p_CdFQ1ILM8

Vanuatu’s Kalo Pakoa talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about the challenges of the Vanuatu tuna industry.

https://youtu.be/9bujfs-eHt8

Solomon Islands’ Ferral Lasi talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about the Solomon Islands meeting EU regulations and increasing food security, capacity, trade access and exports.

https://youtu.be/fRkHjJDh9fs

Tuvalu’s Nikolasi Apinelu talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about matching reported and IUU fishing levels, and stock status, for Tuvalu.

https://youtu.be/sT9nXuff1mc

FSM’s Eugene Pangelinan talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about the economic importance and opportunities for tuna, and its market requirements.

https://youtu.be/hl3-XpWRSmQ

FFA’s Hugh Walton talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about the importance of tuna to SIDS, and effective management for sustainability.

https://youtu.be/qzWUhpp7x1k

PITIA’s John Maefiti talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about the domestic tuna industry and regional overcapacity

https://youtu.be/WxnSBFiXK2k

WWF’s Bubba Cook talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about overexploitation of tuna stocks.

https://youtu.be/5J8avf4-zwU

Samoa’s Magele Etuati Ropeti talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about assessing whether Samoa is creating a sustainable environment for using tuna.

https://youtu.be/hXJz8uuFll8

SPC’s John Hampton talks tuna at OFMP2 project forum, about SPC’s role in the project and the threats to tuna stocks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYCyIjv2gSU

Moses Amos, Director, Fisheries Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems Division, talks about the importance of OFMP2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh2YGEuqCVM

David Vousden, Professor of Ocean Governance at the Rhodes University, South Africa, explains the benefits of the Oceanic Fisheries Management Project (OFMP2).