The Pacific is now the only region in the world with 41 qualified awardees to hold a Micro-Qualification in Establishing and Operating a Small Seafood Business. This has been made possible through scholarships awarded by the University of the South Pacific (USP) Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) Programme.
Suva, Fiji – The Pacific-European Union (EU) Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme has launched its new website today.
The website, which can be accessed here https://peump.dev/ contains extensive information on the programme’s activities in coastal fisheries, marine biodiversity, oceanic fisheries, education and capacity building and mainstreaming a gender and human rights-based approach in the fisheries sector.
Honiara, Solomon Islands – Eighteen Solomon Islanders are now further equipped with skills and knowledge to operate seafood businesses’ after gaining a Micro-Qualification in Establishing and Operating a Small Seafood Business.
This was made possible through scholarships awarded by the University of the South Pacific (USP) as part of the Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) Programme funded by the European Union and the Government of Sweden.
SUVA, Fiji - Twenty-seven fisheries enforcement officials will in nine days’ time be able to understand practical ways to conduct fish market inspections, interpret fisheries legislation and take part in a moot court exercise on evidence gathering and presenting witnesses to curb illegal fishing practices in the Pacific Ocean.
The officers from nine Pacific Island countries, of which 13 are women, will be part of this face-to-face competency-based assessment (CBA), a culmination of online delivered cohorts for the past six months.
Honiara, Solomon Islands, February 24, 2022.
Fifteen Solomon Islanders are now the first in their country to get awarded a Micro-Qualification in Maintaining Seafood Safety and Quality through scholarships funded through the University of the South Pacific (USP) Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership Programme (PEUMP).
Six women were part of this two-week face-face cohort held in the capital of Solomon Islands, Honiara delivered in collaboration with the USP- Pacific Technical and Further Education (TAFE).
Suva, Fiji - Fifteen regional scholarship recipients of the University of the South Pacific (USP) Pacific -European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) Programme today became the first batch to graduate with a micro-qualification in Establishing and Operating a Small Seafood Business in the Pacific.
L’une des premières micro-qualifications élaborées par la Communauté du Pacifique (CPS) a été dispensée avec succès par l’Université du Pacifique Sud. Le mois dernier, une première cohorte d’étudiants s’est vu décerner une micro-qualification portant sur l’exploitation d’une petite entreprise de produits de la mer. Cette micro-qualification complète est l’une des trois élaborées dans le cadre des activités novatrices du Programme de la CPS pour l’évaluation et la qualité de l’enseignement.
The introduction of a first of its kind gender, human rights and social inclusion handbook for tuna industries in the Pacific will create a more healthy, sustainable, and people-centred tuna fishery according to Mereseini Rakuita, Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women at Pacific Community (SPC).