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SOLOMON ISLANDS


School of Marine and Fisheries Studies

Address:

c/o SICHE, Ranadi Campus, PO Box R113, Honiara

Tel.:

(677)-30.686

Fax:

(677)-30.390



Head of Organization

Mr Starling Daefa

Type of Organization

Regional Authority; Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.; Research at vocational level

Responsible Authority

Government of Solomon Islands



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 3

Others: 1

Working Languages:

English; Melanesian Pidgin



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Fishmeal.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Process; New Packaging; New Equipment.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography; Fishery Biology; Management Information; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Training for National and Inshore Fleets; Rural Community Training; Culture of Giant Clam, Black Lip Oyster for Export.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Biology; Processing; Engineering; Quality Control.


Others:

Ice Making Plant; Cold Storage; Library; Research Vessel; Machine Shop; Fish Culture Ponds.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Courses for Skippers and Engineers




(Offshore Fishing Vessels)

continuous

2-10 months

*

Local Fisherman's Licence

twice yearly

8 weeks

*

Village Fisheries (Outreach Team)

continuous

2-6 weeks

*

*English/Pidgin




Others:




Title

Duration

Language


Senior Fisheries Officers' Management Course

9 weeks

English


Fisheries Observer Course


English


Aquaculture Course


English


South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency

Address:

P.O.Box 629, Honiara

Tel.:

(677)-21.124

Fax:

(677)-20.092

E-mail:

Sarahw@ffa.gov.sb (Information Officer)
Callistam@ffa.gov.sb (Deputy Director's Secretary)

Telex:

(778)HQ66336



Head of Organization

Director, Mr Victorio Uherbelau

Type of Organization

Regional Authority

Responsible Authority

16 SPFFA member countries



Number of Staff:

Others: 29

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Smoking; Freezing.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods.


Development:

New Fish Product; New Processes; New Packaging; New Equipment.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Stock Assessment; Fishery Biology; Management Information; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Legal Issues.


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