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List of projects undertaken by GPA or by GPA personnel undertaking individual contracts

Date Country/ region Project title/ description Client
April 2019 Fiji Provision of assistance for the production of a model annual report for the Ministry of Fisheries Packard Foundation
April 2019 Fiji A study of the implications of modifying the areas of longline fishing Packard Foundation
Jan 2019 Fiji A study of the domestic fish trade Packard Foundation
Mar 2019 Pacific Islands Some considerations in instituting electronic monitoring for longline fleets by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement The Nature Conservancy
Mar 2019 - ongoing Pacific Islands, East Asia Market and industry dynamics in the WCPO distant water purse seine industry Forum Fisheries Agency
Feb-March 2019 Pacific Islands Survey of the domestic landings from commercial tuna vessels for food security in the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Feb 2019 – Feb 2020 Vanuatu Provision of advisory services to the Vanuatu Fisheries Department New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Nov 2018 – Jan 2019 Kiribati Kiribati Fisheries Human Resource Development, Inception Phase New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Nov 2018 – Nov 2019 Tuvalu Provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries Department New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Oct –Dec 2018 Pacific Islands A review of fisher associations and national fish aggregation device programs in Fiji, Tonga, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau Pacific Community and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Jun – Oct 2018 Pacific Islands A review of lessons-learned from 50 years of small-scale tuna fisheries development in the Pacific Islands Pacific Community and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Apr – Jul 2018 Tuvalu Ongoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries Department New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mar-June 2018 Cambodia Formulation of the FAO component of a large EU-funded fisheries project Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
March 2018 Pacific Islands A review of joint ventures and other arrangements with Pacific Island countries in WCPO tuna fisheries The Nature Conservancy
Feb 2018 East Asia Description of the dynamics of China’s tuna industry The Nature Conservancy
Jan 2018 Fiji Review of the fish warden system Wildlife Conservation Society
Nov 2017 Pacific Island regional Review of fishery resources in the Pacific Islands Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
July 2017 Fiji Review of monitoring, control, and surveillance in Fiji’s inshore fisheries Packard Foundation
July 2017 North and East Asia Review of commercial aspects of Asian tuna longline and purse seine fleets Ocean Outcomes
April-Nov 2017 North and East Asia, Pacific Islands Portions of a study on the tuna longline fishery in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
June 2017 Fiji Construction of a satellite account for contribution of fisheries to the GDP of Fiji Forum Fisheries Agency
May 2017 – Jan 2018 Tuvalu Ongoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries Department New Zealand Aid Programme
Apr-June 2017 Pacific Islands A review of the SPC’s fisheries programmes Pacific Community
Mar 2017 Western and Central Pacific High Seas Longline Tuna Transshipment in the WCPO International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Network
Jan - May 2017 Western and Central Industry Study on the Tuna Longline Industry in the WCPO Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Sept 2016 – Apr 2017 Pacific Islands Preparation of national fishery profiles for 14 Pacific Island countries Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Oct 2016 to Apr 2018 Fiji Improvement of governance in coastal fisheries Packard Foundation
Oct 2016 – May 2017 Tuvalu Ongoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries Department New Zealand Aid Programme
July 2016 Fiji Preparation of a constitution and corporate plan for the Fiji Fisheries Industry Association Forum Fisheries Agency
Apr-May 2016 Tonga Evaluation of potential for expansion of a fishing business Asian Development Bank
April 2016 China Bycatch handling and release, data recording and regulatory requirements for longline captains Liancheng  Oveseas Fishery (Shenzen) Co. Ltd
Jan-Feb 2016 Pacific Islands Technical advice on New Zealand’s plans for supporting fisheries management activities in the Pacific Islands New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Nov 2015 Solomon Islands Bycatch handling and release, data recording and regulatory requirements for longline captains National Fisheries Developments, Ltd.
Sept 2015 Global A Review of pole-and-line tuna fishing in the world International Pole and Line Foundation
Aug 2015 Fiji A review of fishing activity in the Vatu-i-Ra seascape Wildlife Conservation Society
Aug 2015 to May 2016 Pacific Islands A study of the economic benefits from fisheries in the 22 Pacific Island countries and territories Secretariat of the Pacific Community
May 2015 Pacific Islands region Technical advice on New Zealand’s plans for supporting fisheries management activities in the Pacific Islands New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Apr-May 2015 Pacific Islands region Final program performance report of Australia’s fisheries for food security programme Forum Fisheries Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia
Jan—April 2015 Pacific Islands region Tuna industry development opportunities for FFA member countries Forum Fisheries Agency
Jan 2015 Kiribati Study of industrial fishing vessel employment opportunities for Kiribati New Zealand Aid Programme
Oct 2014 – Oct 2016 Tuvalu Ongoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries Department New Zealand Aid Programme
Sept 2014 Marshall Islands Bycatch handling and release for longline captains Luen Thai Fishing Venture, Inc.
Aug 2014 – Mar 2015 Fiji Improving the governance of coastal fisheries Packard Foundation
Aug 2014 Cook Islands Bycatch handling and release for longline captains Cook Islands Ministry of Marine Resources
Aug 2014 Cook Islands Peer review of the Marine Stewardship Council fishery assessment of the Cook Islands EEZ south Pacific albacore longline fishery MacAlister Elliott and Partners Ltd
June-Jul 2014 Pacific Islands region Pacific islands countries and United States of America development-oriented trade & investment study—fisheries component Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
May 2014 – July 2016 Kiribati Kiribati Fisheries Training Strengthening Programme New Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
May-June 2014 Western and Central Pacific Case studies of successful fisheries management Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
June-July 2014 Fiji, Papua New Guinea Analysis of tuna supply chains WWF South Pacific
May 2014 - July 2016 Kiribati Kiribati Fisheries Training Strengthening Programme New Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
May-June 2014 Pacific Islands Study on a development-oriented trade and investment arrangement Forum Fisheries Agency
May – June 2014 Pacific Islands A review of Australia’s Fisheries for Food Security Programme Forum Fisheries Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia
Mar 2014 Pacific Islands A review of regional ocean policies and how they contribute to poverty eradication and sustained economic growth UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Feb 2014 Japan Overview of the tuna pole-and-line fisheries of Japan International Pole and Line Foundation
Jan – Feb 2014 Indonesia Improvements to the management of the bagan/anchovy fisheries of Indonesia International Pole-and-Line Foundation
Jan 2014 and ongoing Western and Central Pacific/ East Asia Contributor, Tuna Industry Newsletter (bi-monthly) Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Dec 2013- Jan 2014 Pacific Islands A review of fisheries aspects of European Union cooperation with the Pacific Region European Commission
Nov 2013-Jan 2014 Micronesia Formulation of a tuna fisheries development policy Forum Fisheries Agency
Nov-Dec 2013 Pacific Islands A conservation oriented review of Pacific Island fisheries International Union for Conservation of Nature
Nov 2010 - Mar 2016 Pacific Islands Fisheries Adviser, Pacific Tuna Sector Program International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
Oct 2010 - Mar 2016 Solomon Islands Technical Adviser, Project Management Unit, Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resources New Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Aug – Sept 2013 Pacific Islands A review of FAO fisheries activities in the Pacific Islands area Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
June – Sept 2013 Pacific Islands Building capacity of ACP member states of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in fisheries information communication African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
April-June 2013 Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu Strengthening productive and trade capacities of small-scale businesses in tuna fisheries United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
March-April 2013 Fiji Review of project on the seafood supply chain WWF New Zealand
March 2013 Tuvalu Analysis of a possible EU fisheries partnership arrangement European Union
Jan-March 2013 Maldives Development of baitfishery management scheme for the pole-and-line tuna fishery World Bank Maldives Environmental Management Project
Dec 2012 Indian Ocean region A review of bycatch and discard issues in Indian Ocean tuna fisheries Indian Ocean Commission
Nov-Dec 2012 Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam Review of the GEF/UNDP West Pacific East Asia Fisheries Management Project United Nations Development Programme
Nov 2012 Western Pacific Ocean Provision of information on tuna in the Western Pacific Ocean California Environmental Associates
Oct 2012 – Oct 2014 Tuvalu Ongoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries Department New Zealand Aid Programme
Oct 2012 Maldives Peer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Fishery Assessment of the Pole and Line Skipjack Fishery in the Maldives Moody Marine Ltd.
Sept-Oct 2012 North Pacific and South Pacific Peer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Fishery Assessment of the North Pacific albacore tuna pole-and-line and troll/jig fishery and of the South Pacific albacore tuna troll/jig fishery Moody Marine Ltd
Sep 2012 - May 2013 Solomon Islands Fisheries technical adviser in appraisal of IFC financing for tuna loining/ canning plant. International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
Aug 2012 – Jun 2013 Pacific Islands Preparatory work to support development of a regional fisheries-sector investment programme World Bank
May 2012 – April 2013 Tuvalu Tuvalu Fisheries Department Institutional Strengthening Project (ISP) Inception Phase New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Feb-June 2012 Pacific Islands Development of International Finance Corporation’s Strategy for Engagement in Pacific Islands Tuna Sector International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
Mar-June 2012 Pacific Islands Study of Tuna Transshipment in the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Jan – June 2012 Global Study of the management of baitfisheries that support pole-and-line International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
Dec 2011 – Jan 2102 Pacific Islands Review of core activities and sustainable financing options for the SPC Division of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Nov 2011 – June 2012 European Union Study on the application of the system of derogation to the rules of origin of fisheries products in Papua New Guinea and Fiji European Parliament/ Blomeyer & Sanz S.L.
Nov 2011 – June 2012 Pacific Islands Development of a manual for the design and conduct of coastal fishery creel and market surveys Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Oct 2011 – March 2012 Pacific Islands and the European Union Feasibility assessment of exporting fish products of headings HS0304/5 to the European Union Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Oct 2011 – Jan 2012 Indian Ocean region Production of a document with graphics explaining, in terms easily comprehensible to the lay person, the current status and prospects for sustainability of fishing on stocks of tuna in the Indian Ocean Indian Ocean Commission
Sept – Oct 2011 Pacific Islands Review of the FFA fishery observer programme Forum Fisheries Agency
Aug 2011 – Aug 2012 Pacific Islands Operationalisation of the World Bank’s Pacific Island Fisheries Engagement Strategy World Bank, East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
July 2011 Pacific Islands Participation as invited expert in the workshop on data collection and stock assessment of deepwater snappers in Pacific island countries and territories Secretariat of the Pacific Community
June-July 2011 Pacific Islands Preparation of a briefing note on the tuna fisheries of the Pacific Islands for the WWF South Pacific Office Worldwide Fund for Nature
May 2011 Indian Ocean An assessment of the requirements for an eco-certification scheme for the tuna fisheries of the Indian Ocean. Indian Ocean Commission
May-Jun 2011 Pacific Islands External technical review of 13-chapter SPC publication Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture to Climate Change. Secretariat of the Pacific Community
April 2011 Pacific Islands A study of the major issues of artisanal tuna fisheries of the region. Forum Fisheries Agency
Mar – Apr 2011 Pacific Islands and SE Asia A study of past efforts to promote pole-and-line tuna fishing Forum Fisheries Agency
Nov 2010 Pacific Islands Preparation of a strategy for accessing climate change funding for the fisheries sector. Forum Fisheries Agency
Sept – Dec 2010 Western and Central Pacific Ocean A review of the current practices for tuna catch attribution and suggesting standard practices Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
Sept 2010 Pacific Islands A review of the experience from rural fisheries centers Asian Development Bank
Aug – Sept 2010 Pakistan Planning and implementing workshop on the development and management of tuna resources in Pakistan Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
August 2010 Indian Ocean region Contribution of a fisheries chapter to a study of Anthropogenic Threats to Indian Ocean Seamount Ecosystems. International Union for the Conservation of Nature
June – Aug 2010 Pacific Islands Formulation of a program of crewing by Pacific Islanders on foreign fishing vessels World Bank and Parties to the Nauru Agreement
June – Oct 2010 East Asia and Pacific Islands Assessment of the impact of industry and market drivers on the global tuna supply chain Forum Fisheries Agency
June-July 2010 East Asia Investigation of employment opportunities for Pacific islanders onboard foreign fishing vessels operating in the WCPO Forum Fisheries Agency
June 2010 Pacific Islands Production of a chapter on the marine fishery resources of the Pacific Islands for FAO's Review of the State of World Marine Fishery Resources Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Apr 2010 New Zealand Peer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Assessment report for the New Zealand albacore tuna troll fishery Moody Marine and Marine Stewardship Council
Feb –Apr 2010 Global A review of the bycatch from the small-scale tuna fisheries of the world Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Apr 2010 Maldives Peer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Assessment report for pole and line skipjack fishery in the Maldives Marine Stewardship Council
Jan – Feb 2010 Tonga A review of the constraints to operating fisheries businesses International Finance Corporation
Feb 2010 - June 2011 Pacific Islands Development of a Pacific Island Fisheries Engagement Strategy for the World Bank, and formulation of associated fisheries development and management support activities World Bank, East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
Feb 2010 Pacific Islands Distant water longline fleets and implications of regulation of transshipment at sea US National Marine Fisheries Service
Aug 2009-Apr 2010 Pacific Islands A study of the future of Pacific Island fisheries – the likely scenarios in 2035 Secretariat of the Pacific Community and the Forum Fisheries Agency
Dec 2009 Pacific Islands and East Asia Investigation of potential fishing industry partnerships and financing of sustainable Pacific Ocean tuna fisheries International Finance Corporation
Sept 2009, May 2010 Pacific Islands Production of fishery profiles for each Pacific Island country Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Oct 2009 Pacific Islands Survey of utilization of deepwater bottomfish resources and provision of recommendations for the collection of data necessary for fishery management Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Oct 2009 Pacific Islands Estimation of the quantities of baitfish required to replace purse seining in the Pacific Islands region and an examination of the ability of the region’s baitfish resources to support that replacement International Sustainable Seafood Foundation
Apr-May 2009 Pacific Islands A review of the marine fishery resources of the Pacific Islands Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
June 2009 Pacific Islands Conducted workshop for fisheries administrations and training institutions addressing mitigation of bycatch in WCPO tuna fisheries Secretariat of the Pacific Community
July-Sept 2009 Indian Ocean A survey of the fishing capacity of the tuna fleets operating in the Indian Ocean Indian Ocean Tuna Commission
July 2009 Pacific Islands Examination of the use of the ecosystem approach to fisheries management in Pacific Island tuna fisheries Forum Fisheries Agency
Feb – Apr 2009 Pacific Islands Compiling the lessons learned from a decade of promoting tuna management plans in Pacific Island countries Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Feb 2009 Pacific Islands Examining the use of household income and expenditure surveys for fishery purposes Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Jan 2009 – Nov 2010 ACP states, Dutch and British overseas territories Coordination of Module 1 of the EU/ ACP project ‘Strengthening Fishery Products Health Conditions in ACP/ OCT countries. Management of 78 TA missions and 17 supply contracts in support of fishery product food safety Competent Authorities. ACP Secretariat/ Cardno-Agrisystems Ltd.
March 2009 Pacific Islands, Asia Assessing trends in WCPO tuna fleet sizes and composition Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Dec 2008 Vietnam Fisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awareness WWF Vietnam and Ibromar BV
November 2008 Papua New Guinea Facilitation of the annual National Fisheries Conference PNG National Fisheries Authority
Nov 2008 – Jan 2009 Tuvalu Participation in a scoping team for an institutional strengthening project in the Tuvalu fisheries sector. Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Sept-Oct 2008 Pacific Islands Impact of energy price fluctuations on fisheries in the Pacific with emphasis on the tuna industry: energy costs and fishing Asian Development Bank
Aug 2008 – May 2009 Pacific Islands Assessment of the economic benefits of fisheries to the economies of 22 Pacific Island countries and territories Asian Development Bank, Australian Agency for International Development, and the World Bank
July 2008 Pacific Islands A regional study of the relationship between sea safety and fisheries management Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
May 2008 Cook Islands, American Samoa Fisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awareness US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
May 2008 Pacific Islands Moderation of a Workshop on Turtle-Fishery Interactions in Pacific Island Tuna Fisheries, and formulation a Turtle By-Catch Mitigation Action Plan for consideration by the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Committee. Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
May 2008 Pacific Islands A regional study of gender issues in domestic tuna industry development Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Mar-Apr 2008 Fiji Fisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awareness US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Jan-Nov 2008 Papua New Guinea Assisting the National Fisheries Authority in the establishment of the PNG Institute for Sustainable Marine Resources as a new division of the Authority PNG National Fisheries Authority
January 2008 – March 2009 Papua New Guinea Provision of project management services to manage the construction and development of the new Nago Island Mariculture and Research Facility PNG National Fisheries Authority
March 2008 Papua New Guinea Organise and facilitate a one-week workshop on the development and application of coconut oil bio-fuel PNG Sustainable Energy Limited and PNG National Fisheries Authority
Mar – May 2008 Pacific Islands Documenting the tuna industry development aspirations of FFA member countries and assessing the degree to which actual/proposed tuna management measures are likely to affect on these aspirations. South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Nov 2007 – Feb 2008 Pacific Islands Review of a tuna industry development project (DevFish) European Union
Jan 2008 Fiji Review of corruption in the fisheries sector The World Bank
Dec 2007 Kiribati, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa Review of the literature relevant to institutional strengthening/ fisheries capacity-building in five Pacific Island countries South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Oct – Dec 2007 Pacific Islands

Examination of catch retention as a tuna management measure in the western and central Pacific Ocean

South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Nov 2007 Kiribati Participation in a scoping study on an institutional strengthening project for the Kiribati fisheries sector, with a view to promoting fishing industry domestication, increasing revenues from tuna fisheries and improving the management of coastal marine resources South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Nov 2007 – Nov 2008 Pacific Islands region Development and documentation of competency standards for the establishment of a Pacific Island Regional Fisheries Observer qualification. South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency/ Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Nov 2007 Pacific Islands region Review progress by Pacific Island countries in implementing the ecosystem approach to the management of coastal fisheries and aquaculture, and recommend a regional strategy to strengthen future implementation The Nature Conservancy/ Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Oct – Nov 2007 Pacific Islands Analysis of the technical, economic, social, and political factors affecting Pacific Island Countries from obtaining optimal benefits from fishery resources. The World Bank
Oct 2007 Mauritius (Rodrigues) Design, establish and monitor a marine protected area in Rodrigues lagoon United Nations Development Programme
Aug and Dec 2007 Palau Fisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awareness US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Aug-Sep 2007 Pacific Islands Cost calculations and funding options for a regional tuna fisheries observer programme in the western Pacific. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
May & Sep 2007 Mauritius, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam Inputs to a DG SANCO sponsored regional training workshops on EU Fishery and Aquaculture Legislation AETS / European Union (DG SANCO – Consumer Health and Protection)
June 2007 – June 2009 Papua New Guinea Provision of technical and advisory services in support of the establishment of a new Division of the National Fisheries Authority as the Institute for Sustainable Marine Resources PNG National Fisheries Authority
May - June 2007 Western and Central Pacific Ocean Analysis of issues and formulation of recommendations relating to potential regulation of transhipment by tuna fishing vessels operating in the WCPO Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
Apr 2007 – Apr 2008 Solomon Islands Advise on licensing arrangements and develop a national environmental and management policy framework for pearl farming World Fisheries Centre
Apr - Jun 2007 Global Formulation of guidelines for the management of Napolean wrasse fisheries for the purpose of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Mar 2007 New Caledonia Fisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awareness US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Mar 2007 Pacific Islands region Moderator of a technical workshop on lessons learned from fisheries institutional strengthening project in the Pacific Islands region South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency

Feb 2007

Maldives Review of the monitoring, control and surveillance for inshore and offshore fisheries Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Dec 2006 Papua New Guinea Coordination of a workshop program for seafood value adding International Finance Corporation
Oct-Dec 2006 Papua New Guinea Phase II – Women in fisheries business training. International Finance Corporation
Oct-Nov 2006 Nauru Scoping study for an institutional strengthening project in support of improved fisheries management Forum Fisheries Agency/ AusAID
Sep 2006 Western and Central Pacific Ocean Study to advise on a capacity-building strategy for the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Forum Fisheries Agency
Aug-Sep 2006 Pacific Islands Issues and considerations in addressing a shark finning ban by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Forum Fisheries Agency
Aug – Nov 2006 Papua New Guinea Strategic planning and capacity building for PNG Surf Association. International Finance Corporation
Jul - Aug 2006 Pacific/ Global Study of lessons learned in the use of alternative income generation/ livelihoods development as a fisheries management tool. WorldFish Center
Jun-Nov 2006 Pacific Islands and East Asia Survey to establish the capacity of longline and pole-and-line fleets in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
June 2006 Papua New Guinea Training needs of the fisheries sector in Papua New Guinea PNG National Fisheries Authority
Apr - May 2006 Polynesia Needs assessment for fisheries business management training in Polynesia Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Apr 2006 New Caledonia Pre-project implementation study, longline bycatch mitigation and management US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Apr 2006 Pakistan An assessment of the development potential for the domestic tuna industry Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Mar 2006 Samoa Diagnostic mission on the Samoa Competent Authority ruling on the sanitary production of fishery products Forum Fisheries Agency
Mar 2006 Papua New Guinea/ Pacific Islands Provision of resource person at a meeting to develop management approaches and systems for sea cucumber fisheries, and contributor to a manual on management best practice. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Feb - Mar 2006 Marshall Islands Sea turtle by-catch awareness and mitigation, Phase 2 US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Jan - Dec 2006 Papua New Guinea Program development for the National Fisheries College PNG National Fisheries Authority
Jan 2006 Pacific Islands A review of the history of industrial fishing in the region Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Dec 2005 Global Facilitate a meeting to determine the form and content of a reef fisheries management information portal WorldFish Center
Nov 2005 - June 2007 Solomon Islands Strengthening the Solomon islands Competent Authority and Fishing Industry on the Sanitary Production of Fish Products (18 months) Solomon Islands Government/ European Commission
Nov 2005 Marshall Islands Training of outer island data collectors in sea turtle life history, measuring, biopsy protocols for DNA sampling, and record keeping. NOAA Fisheries
Oct
2005
Indonesia Longline turtle bycatch mortality mitigation; industry awareness and observer training Worldwide Fund for Nature
Oct 2005 Niue Review of a project to support commercial and artisanal fisheries development New Zealand Agency for International Development
Sept – Nov 2005 Asia-Pacific Contribute to a review of ADB Fisheries Policy and provide advice on future policy directions for ADB-supported fisheries projects in the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Development Bank
Sept – Dec 2005 Pacific Islands regional A review of spearfishing in the Pacific Islands Secretariat of the Pacific Community/ Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Aug – Sept 2005 Cambodia/ Laos/ Vietnam Improving Food Safety and its Management in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations / New Zealand Agency for International Development
Aug 2005 – Nov 2007 Global A review of the ecological, social, and economic impacts of shrimp trawling in the world Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Aug 2005 Papua New Guinea Fisheries observer training and industry awareness, sea turtle by-catch mitigation US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Jul 2005 – Nov 2005 Solomon Islands Commercialisation of Seaweed Production in Solomon Islands. 3-year project to develop a small-scale seaweed farming industry in rural areas of the country. Solomon Islands Government/ European Commission
July 2005 Pacific Islands Participation in ecosystem working group policy and planning session aimed at identifying major themes and subjects for regional fishery management purposes Forum Fisheries Agency
Jun – Jul 2005 Federated States of Micronesia Sea turtle – fisheries interaction review. US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Jun 2005 Federated States of Micronesia Strengthening Yap State government services in coastal resources management International Waters Project, South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
May – Aug 2005 Pacific Islands region A review of the FFA regional fisheries observer program South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Apr – Aug 2005 Tuvalu Analysis of the operations of the National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu and preparation of a business plan. South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Apr – May 2005 Pacific Islands region Fisheries input into the “Pacific Plan” Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Apr 2005 Solomon Islands Pre-project implementation study, longline by-catch mitigation and management US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
Mar – Apr 2005 Papua New Guinea Facilitating the development of a strategic plan for the Papua New Guinea Diving Association Pacific Enterprise Development Facility of the International Finance Corporation
Mar 2005 Papua New Guinea Review of the Papua New Guinea Seafood National Competent Authority ruling on the sanitary production of fishery products Papua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority
Feb –Mar 2005 Pacific Islands region Defining artisanal fisheries: some terminology considerations for discussions on fisheries subsidies within the framework of the World Trade Organization Commonwealth Secretariat
Nov 2004 – Jan 2005 Papua New Guinea Design and delivery of a training program for women in fisheries on seafood value adding Pacific Enterprise Development Facility of the International Finance Corporation
Nov 2004 – Jan 2005 East Asia/ Pacific Islands region China tuna longlining in the Pacific Islands: review of the current situation and potentials for increasing benefits to Pacific Island countries. South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
Nov – Dec 2004 Fiji A review of fisheries management, legislation, research, development, extension and aquaculture in Fiji. Asian Development Bank
Jun-October 2004 Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Cook Islands Review of the fisheries In the Solomon Islands, followed by a specific assessment of the likely impact of fishing by licensed European tuna vessels European Commission
Feb 2004 Maldives Options and Feasibility for Processing and Marketing
of Value-added Tuna Products in the Maldives
INFOFISH
Feb 2004 Pacific Islands

Organization of, and participation in, an international expert consultation on sea safety in small fishing boats

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Dec 2003 American Samoa Assessment of Contaminated Tuna MacAlister, Elliot and Partners
Nov 2003 East Timor(Desk study) Review of Sector Investment Plan for Fisheries and Aquaculture UniQuest, for Australian Agency for International Development
Nov-Dec 2003 Marshall Islands Defining the parameters for future sea turtle research in the Marshall Islands NOAA Fisheries
Oct 2003 – Jan 2004 Global A worldwide study of small-scale tuna fishing Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Oct 2002-Jan 2003 Hawaii Study of the impacts of implementing a vessel monitoring system in the western and central Pacific Ocean NOAA Fisheries
Sept 2003 – Dec 2006 Papua New Guinea PNG Coastal Fisheries Management and Development Project. This ADB loan-funded project aims to institute sustainable marine resource use practices in three coastal provinces New Ireland, Morobe and Bay. Technical inputs to develop fishery research and management arrangements and construct maritime infrastructure in each province. PNG National Fisheries Authority and Asian Development Bank
Sept-Dec 2003 Bay of Bengal region A review of fishery management arrangements in Maldives, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, identify international/ trans-boundary fishery management issues, and propose improvements to regional cooperation in fisheries management. Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Programme/ Global Environment Facility
July – Sept 2003 Central and western Pacific Ocean A review of purse seine tuna fishing capacity NOAA Fisheries
June – Oct 2003 Pacific Islands region Production of Pacific Islands component of study “State of World Capture Fisheries Management Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
May – Jun 2003 PacificIslands region A review of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Coastal Fisheries Programme  Secretariat of the Pacific Community
May 2003 Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Coordination of Fishing Industry seminar on Strengthening the Seafood Processing / Exporting Sector to Improve Trading Opportunities Centre for the Development of and Technical Centre for Rural and Agricultural Cooperation
July - Oct 2003 Hawaii Environmental assessment of the regulatory changes in the U.S. tuna treaty NOAA Fisheries
Jun/July and Sep/Oct 2003 Solomon Islands Strengthening the Solomon Islands Competent Authority Centre for the Development of Enterprises
Feb – Mar 2003 Cambodia A review of the nation’s marine fisheries Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Jan – Feb 2003 Pacific Islands region A review of sea safety in fisheries Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
April-May 2002 PNG Assistance in formulating a fisheries management plan for sharks Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations