FISH4ACP

Unlocking the potential
of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

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01/02/2024

1 February 2024, Majuro - Maintenance and repair of refrigerated containers are key to transforming the Marshall Islands into a hub for tuna containerization in the Pacific. A first round of training by the global value fish chain development program FISH4ACP showed the way. 

The five-day training was held in the Marshallese capital Majuro from 2-8 December 2023. Twelve technicians from major tuna processing companies learned how to maintain refrigerated containers...

16/11/2023

16 November 2023, Majuro – Two studies by the global fish value chain development initiative FISH4ACP show that investing in cold storage and tuna loading can transform the Marshall Islands into a hub for tuna containerisation, boosting economic growth and employment, while keeping the environmental impact in check. 

“Tuna accounts for nearly all fisheries production and exports from the Marshall Islands – now it’s time to bring more value of tuna...

21/03/2023

21 March 2023, Dar es Salaam - A key fisheries and aquaculture development programme that has highlighted the potential for the development and sustainability of small-scale fisheries in the United Republic of Tanzania is bringing together Lake Tanganyika countries to consider an action plan for the lake’s first stock assessment in decades.   

FAO’s FISH4ACP is an initiative led by the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, funded by...

14/03/2023

A key fisheries and aquaculture development programme implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has highlighted significant potential to boost these sectors in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Tanzania, Guyana and the Marshall Islands, making them more self-sufficient, creating jobs and preserving biological stock levels.

07/11/2022

9 November 2022, Majuro – Around 60 representatives of the tuna sector, government officials, financial partners and affiliated organizations rallied behind a ten-year plan to bring more added value of tuna fishing to the Marshall Islands and make this sector more sustainable – and start implementing plans to upgrade the Pacific Island nations’ tuna value chain. 

“Tuna accounts for almost all national fisheries production and exports from the Marshall Islands,” said...

21/07/2021

21 July 2021, Majuro – Government and private sector representatives met with development partners to review the findings of an assessment of the tuna sector in the Marshall Islands and discuss ways to bring more added value of tuna fishing to the Pacific island nation and make its sector more sustainable.

“Tuna accounts for almost all national fisheries production and exports from the Marshall Islands,” said Glen Joseph, Director of the Marshall...

22/01/2021

22 January 2021, Majuro – The global FISH4ACP initiative, helping to unlock the potential of fisheries and aquaculture value chains in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, was launched in the Marshall Islands today in a bid to strengthen its tuna sector for the benefit of the people of this Pacific island nation.

“We need to secure and reinforce the role of fisheries in the sustainable development of our countries, whose...