Tonga hosts first national consultations on the Niue Treaty Subsidiary Agreement, NTSA, which builds newer elements of surveillanceand monitoring cooperation into the 1992 Niue Treaty.
13th and 14th November at Fisheries Conference Room, Nuku'alofa
FFA Legal Advisor Dr. Filimon Manoni was in Tonga working with Tonga Fisheries and other government officials in Agriculture, Attorney-General's Office, Food, Forestry and Fisheries, Foreign Affairs, Defense, Police, Lands and Survey. Industry and private sector contacts are also part of the consultations
FFA mission to support Tonga Fisheries shape and finalize the country's first National Plan of Action (NPOA) for sharks.
11th-12th November, Fisheries Conference Room, Nuku'alofa
FFA Fisheries Management Adviser, Samasoni Sauni arrives in Nuku'alofa on the 7th of November 2013 to conduct the final stakeholder consultation for the Tonga NPOA. Tonga is moving closer to a National Plan of Action on Sharks, caught as by-catch by Tuna fishers in national and EEZ waters.
Fisheries Compliance Training, 26th - 30th August, 2013 Tonga
The aim of Fisheries Compliance is to support Fisheries Management. We all want our children to inherit the benefits of the marine environment. Compliance with fisheries laws and Regulations is an important contribution to this goal. The 4 day Fisheries Compliance Workshop
Milkfish Farming one day Training workshop, 20th September 2013, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu
The Fisheries Division under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Forests and Fisheries conducted a one-day training workshop on milkfish farming system last September 20, 2013 at Nuku'alofa, Tonga'tapu, Fisheries Headquarters Building. This workshop aims to build the capacity of the Fisheries staff,fisherfolks and the identified stakeholders interested in milkfish farming.
Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Show 2013
Fisheries Division fully participated at the Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Show 2013 (RAFIS). This RAFIS was conducted in each island groups starting from Niuatoputapu (7th August 2013 ), Niuafo'ou (8th August 2013), Vava'u (10th August 2013), Ha'apai (14th August 2013), 'Eua (17th August 2013) and Tongatapu (22nd and 23rd August 2013).