Strengthening of the Vanuatu Fisheries Department (MFAT 2019-2021)

Under a MFAT funded activity, GPA provided a an advisor to the Vanuatu Fisheries Department from 2019 – 2021. The advisor focussed on improving the management and control of foreign vessels fishing in Vanuatu waters, and of Vanuatu fishing vessels operating internationally. As part of his work, the Advisor provided in-service training in monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) and in the economics of different fishery management models and approaches.