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.
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.
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 Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network has launched an ambitious €4.4 million project in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC), aiming to bring decades of learning from community-based marine management efforts to scale in the Pacific Islands.
The project is part of the broader Pacific-European Union (EU) Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme funded by the EU and the government of Sweden and implemented by several regional and international organisations.
An interactive tool to support women, youth, community leaders on how to review their local fisheries management practices and knowledge was presented today to the Cultivating Equality: Advancing Gender Research in Agriculture and Food Systems Conference, a gathering of researchers from across different Pacific countries and CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) centres.
Fish and Tips Video series
To address the growing need to provide alternative livelihood options to Pacific Island fishing communities, the Pacific Community has developed an information toolkit on nearshore fishing practices, focusing on the more resilient pelagic species.
This toolkit includes a series of training videos.