11 years of Institutional Strengthening for Tuvalu Fisheries (MFAT, World Bank 2012-ongoing)

GPA has been providing project design, institutional strengthening, HRD, training and advisory services for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department since 2012. The work has included 7 significant projects undertaken by GPA staff and associates with a combined value of NZ 30 million dollars: 2012-2013: Design project for Tuvalu Fisheries called the Institutional Strengthening Project (ISP) funded Read More

Tuna packing in PNG

Kiribati Fisheries Human Resource Development (MFAT 2018-2021)

During the inception phase of the Kiribati Fisheries Sector Human Resource Development Project (November 2018-February 2019) GPA was contracted to deliver: A Human Resource and Fisheries Needs Assessment and Plan for the Government of Kiribati, including: An assessment of Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resource Development’s (MFMRD) human resource capacity and capability (HRCC) needs, and Read More

Community training in making fishing gear Man holding chum container

Fishing Methods Manuals (SPC 1987-2021)

GPA has been contracted by the Pacific Community (SPC) to produce a range of education and training books for coastal fishers, to help improve catches and economic returns from their operations. Subjects of the manuals have included trolling, deep bottom fishing, Vertical Longline Fishing, and Nearshore Fishing Techniques. In 2020-2021 SPC, as part of its Read More

Kavieng market survey 2 2004

PNG Coastal Fisheries Development and Management Project (CFMDP) (ADB 2003-2007)

  The PNG Coastal Fisheries Development and Management Project (CFMDP) – ADB Loan to the PNG Government of US$10 million over the 4-year period 2003 – 2007. Both the PNG Government and ADB were so happy with the results of the FDP that GPA was invited to design and implement a follow-up project, to take Read More