Project Experience

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

Start dateEnd dateCountry/ regionProject title/ descriptionClient
2022 JanongoingPacific IslandsAdvice to project parties in development of the project document for World Bank PROPER ProjectPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency and World Bank
2021 Dec2022 JanPacific Islands region and JapanFormulating cooperative activities between an FAO regional fisheries project and Japanese universitiesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2021 SepPacific IslandsProduction of a booklet on the strengthening of small-scale fisher associationsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2021 Aug2022 JanPacific Islands A study of the constraints to the career advancement of Pacific Island fishery professionalsPew Charitable Trusts
2021 May2022 JunWestern and Central Pacific OceanMarkets and Trade Dynamics: Western and Central Pacific Ocean Tuna FisheryPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2021 OctongoingPacific IslandsFFA OFMP Transition Coordinator, Pacific Island Forum Fisheries AgencyPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2021 Oct2022 AprFederated States of MicronesiaEnhancing Small-Scale Tuna Fishing in the Federated States of MicronesiaPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2021 SepWestern and Central Pacific OceanSalt usage in the Western and Central Pacific purse seine tuna fisheryUniversity of Wollongong
2021 May2021 JulTuvaluProject design for second phase of Pacific Regional Oceanscape Programme for Economic Resilience and RecoveryGovernment of Tuvalu
2021 MayongoingPacific Islands, AsiaIndustry intelligence study on market trends and trade policy in the tuna industry in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2021 Mar2022 DecSolomon IslandsBina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant ProjectGovernment of the Solomon Islands
2021 Sep2022 MarVanuatuProject Concept Note for first phase of World Bank Pacific Regional Oceanscape Programme for Economic Resilience and Recovery (PROPER) in VanuatuVanuatu Fisheries Dept
2020 Sep2021 JulPacific IslandsPreparation of a Manual on Nearshore Fishing for Community FishersPacific Community
2020 Sep2021 MarVanuatuSupport to the Management of Oceanic Fisheries in VanuatuForum Fisheries Agency
2020 Aug2021 MarMarshall IslandsEnhancement of the tuna value chainFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2020 Aug2021 MarVanuatuProvision of advisory services to the Vanuatu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2020 AugongoingGlobalProvision of advisory services on the management of tuna fisheries, with an emphasis on electronic monitoring and transshipmentPew Charitable Trusts
2020 AugWestern and Central Pacific OceanBait usage in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean longline tuna fisheryUniversity of Wollongong
2020 May2022 AprKiribatiProvision of project management services to the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources DevelopmentNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2020 Mar2020 MaySolomon IslandsBina Harbor Tuna Development FeasibilityInternational Finance Corporation
2019 Oct2019 DecPacific IslandsReview of trochus fisheries, management, and tradePacific Community
2019 Oct2019 DecPacific IslandsReview of aquarium products fisheries, management, and tradePacific Community
2019 Dec2020 MayGlobalFormulation of a roadmap for implementing electronic fishery monitoring by the regional fishery management organisationsPew Charitable Trusts
2019 Nov2020 JanPacific IslandsReview of possibilities for increasing benefits from the fisheries sectorUnited Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
2019 Jun2019 JulFijiReview of small-scale fisher associations in FijiPackard Foundation
2019 Jan2021 AprMarshall IslandsCountry Economic MemorandumWorld Bank
2019 AprFijiProvision of assistance for the production of a model annual report for the Ministry of FisheriesPackard Foundation
2019 AprFijiA study of the implications of modifying the areas of longline fishingPackard Foundation
2019 JanFijiA study of the domestic fish tradePackard Foundation
2019 MarPacific IslandsSome considerations in instituting electronic monitoring for longline fleets by the Parties to the Nauru AgreementThe Nature Conservancy
2019 Mar2019 NovPacific Islands, East AsiaMarket and industry dynamics in the WCPO distant water purse seine industryForum Fisheries Agency
2019 Feb2019 MarPacific IslandsSurvey of the domestic landings from commercial tuna vessels for food security in the Pacific IslandsForum Fisheries Agency
2019 Feb2020 JunVanuatuProvision of advisory services to the Vanuatu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2018 Nov2021 JunKiribatiKiribati Fisheries Human Resource DevelopmentNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2018 NovongoingTuvaluProvision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2018 Oct2018 DecPacific IslandsA review of fisher associations and national fish aggregation device programs in Fiji, Tonga, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and PalauPacific Community and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2018 Jun2018 OctPacific IslandsA review of lessons-learned from 50 years of small-scale tuna fisheries development in the Pacific IslandsPacific Community and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2018 Apr2018 JulTuvaluOngoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2018 Mar2018 JunCambodiaFormulation of the FAO component of a large EU-funded fisheries projectFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2018 MarPacific IslandsA review of joint ventures and other arrangements with Pacific Island countries in WCPO tuna fisheriesThe Nature Conservancy
2018 FebEast AsiaDescription of the dynamics of China’s tuna industryThe Nature Conservancy
2018 JanFijiReview of the fish warden systemWildlife Conservation Society
2017 NovPacific Island regionalReview of fishery resources in the Pacific IslandsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2017 JulFijiReview of monitoring, control, and surveillance in Fiji’s inshore fisheriesPackard Foundation
July 2017North and East AsiaReview of commercial aspects of Asian tuna longline and purse seine fleetsOcean Outcomes
2017 Apr2017 NovNorth and East Asia, Pacific IslandsPortions of a study on the tuna longline fishery in the Western and Central Pacific OceanPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2017 JunFijiConstruction of a satellite account for contribution of fisheries to the GDP of FijiForum Fisheries Agency
2017 May2018 JanTuvaluOngoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Aid Programme
2017 Apr2017 JunPacific IslandsA review of the SPC’s fisheries programmesPacific Community
2017 MarWestern and Central PacificHigh Seas Longline Tuna Transshipment in the WCPOInternational Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Network
2017 Jan2017 MayWestern and CentralIndustry Study on the Tuna Longline Industry in the WCPOPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2016 Sep2017 AprPacific IslandsPreparation of national fishery profiles for 14 Pacific Island countriesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2016 Oct2018 AprFijiImprovement of governance in coastal fisheriesPackard Foundation
2016 Oct2017 MayTuvaluOngoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Aid Programme
2016 JulFijiPreparation of a constitution and corporate plan for the Fiji Fisheries Industry AssociationForum Fisheries Agency
2016 Apr2016 MayTongaEvaluation of potential for expansion of a fishing businessAsian Development Bank
2016 AprChinaBycatch handling and release, data recording and regulatory requirements for longline captainsLiancheng  Oveseas Fishery (Shenzen) Co. Ltd
2016 Jan2016 FebPacific IslandsTechnical advice on New Zealand’s plans for supporting fisheries management activities in the Pacific IslandsNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2015 NovSolomon IslandsBycatch handling and release, data recording and regulatory requirements for longline captainsNational Fisheries Developments, Ltd.
2015 SepGlobalA Review of pole-and-line tuna fishing in the worldInternational Pole and Line Foundation
2015 AugFijiA review of fishing activity in the Vatu-i-Ra seascapeWildlife Conservation Society
2015 Aug2016 MayPacific IslandsA study of the economic benefits from fisheries in the 22 Pacific Island countries and territoriesSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2015 MayPacific Islands regionTechnical advice on New Zealand’s plans for supporting fisheries management activities in the Pacific IslandsNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2015 Apr2015 MayPacific Islands regionFinal program performance report of Australia’s fisheries for food security programmeForum Fisheries Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia
2015 Jan2015 AprPacific Islands regionTuna industry development opportunities for FFA member countriesForum Fisheries Agency
2015 JanKiribatiStudy of industrial fishing vessel employment opportunities for KiribatiNew Zealand Aid Programme
2014 Oct2016 OctTuvaluOngoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Aid Programme
2014 SepMarshall IslandsBycatch handling and release for longline captainsLuen Thai Fishing Venture, Inc.
2014 Aug2015 MarFijiImproving the governance of coastal fisheriesPackard Foundation
2014 AugCook IslandsBycatch handling and release for longline captainsCook Islands Ministry of Marine Resources
2014 AugCook IslandsPeer review of the Marine Stewardship Council fishery assessment of the Cook Islands EEZ south Pacific albacore longline fisheryMacAlister Elliott and Partners Ltd
2014 Jun2014 JulPacific Islands regionPacific islands countries and United States of America development-oriented trade & investment study—fisheries componentPacific Islands Forum Secretariat
2014 May2016 JulKiribatiKiribati Fisheries Training Strengthening ProgrammeNew Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
2014 May2014 JunWestern and Central PacificCase studies of successful fisheries managementFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2014 Jun2014 JulFiji, Papua New GuineaAnalysis of tuna supply chainsWWF South Pacific
2014 May2016 JulKiribatiKiribati Fisheries Training Strengthening ProgrammeNew Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
2014 May2014 JunPacific IslandsStudy on a development-oriented trade and investment arrangementForum Fisheries Agency
2014 May2014 JunPacific IslandsA review of Australia’s Fisheries for Food Security ProgrammeForum Fisheries Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia
2014 MarPacific IslandsA review of regional ocean policies and how they contribute to poverty eradication and sustained economic growthUN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
2014 FebJapanOverview of the tuna pole-and-line fisheries of JapanInternational Pole and Line Foundation
2014 Jan2014 FebIndonesiaImprovements to the management of the bagan/anchovy fisheries of IndonesiaInternational Pole-and-Line Foundation
2014 JanongoingWestern and Central Pacific/ East AsiaContributor, Tuna Industry Newsletter (bi-monthly)Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2013 Dec2014 JanPacific IslandsA review of fisheries aspects of European Union cooperation with the Pacific RegionEuropean Commission
2013 Nov2014 JanMicronesiaFormulation of a tuna fisheries development policyForum Fisheries Agency
2013 Nov2013 DecPacific IslandsA conservation oriented review of Pacific Island fisheriesInternational Union for Conservation of Nature
2010 Nov2016 MarPacific IslandsFisheries Adviser, Pacific Tuna Sector ProgramInternational Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
2010 Oct2016 MarSolomon IslandsTechnical Adviser, Project Management Unit, Ministry of Fisheries & Marine ResourcesNew Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
2013 Aug2013 SepPacific IslandsA review of FAO fisheries activities in the Pacific Islands areaFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2013 Jun2013 SepPacific IslandsBuilding capacity of ACP member states of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in fisheries information communicationAfrican, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
2013 Apr2013 JunPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, VanuatuStrengthening productive and trade capacities of small-scale businesses in tuna fisheriesUnited Nations Industrial Development Organisation
2013 Mar2013 AprFijiReview of project on the seafood supply chainWWF New Zealand
2013 MarTuvaluAnalysis of a possible EU fisheries partnership arrangementEuropean Union
2013 Jan2013 MarMaldivesDevelopment of baitfishery management scheme for the pole-and-line tuna fisheryWorld Bank Maldives Environmental Management Project
2012 DecIndian Ocean regionA review of bycatch and discard issues in Indian Ocean tuna fisheriesIndian Ocean Commission
2012 Nov2012 DecIndonesia, Philippines, and VietnamReview of the GEF/UNDP West Pacific East Asia Fisheries Management ProjectUnited Nations Development Programme
2012 NovWestern Pacific OceanProvision of information on tuna in the Western Pacific OceanCalifornia Environmental Associates
2012 Oct2014 OctTuvaluOngoing provision of advisory services to the Tuvalu Fisheries DepartmentNew Zealand Aid Programme
2012 OctMaldivesPeer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Fishery Assessment of the Pole and Line Skipjack Fishery in the MaldivesMoody Marine Ltd.
2012 Sep2012 OctNorth Pacific and South PacificPeer 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 fisheryMoody Marine Ltd
2012 Sep2013 MaySolomon IslandsFisheries technical adviser in appraisal of IFC financing for tuna loining/ canning plant.International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
2012 Aug2013 JunPacific IslandsPreparatory work to support development of a regional fisheries-sector investment programmeWorld Bank
2012 May2013 AprTuvaluTuvalu Fisheries Department Institutional Strengthening Project (ISP) Inception PhaseNew Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2012 Feb2012 JunPacific IslandsDevelopment of International Finance Corporation’s Strategy for Engagement in Pacific Islands Tuna SectorInternational Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
2012 Mar2012 JunPacific IslandsStudy of Tuna Transshipment in the Pacific IslandsForum Fisheries Agency
2012 Jan2012 JunGlobalStudy of the management of baitfisheries that support pole-and-lineInternational Seafood Sustainability Foundation
2011 Dec2012 JanPacific IslandsReview of core activities and sustainable financing options for the SPC Division of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine EcosystemsSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2011 Nov2012 JunEuropean UnionStudy on the application of the system of derogation to the rules of origin of fisheries products in Papua New Guinea and FijiEuropean Parliament/ Blomeyer & Sanz S.L.
2011 Nov2012 JunPacific IslandsDevelopment of a manual for the design and conduct of coastal fishery creel and market surveysSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2011 Oct2012 MarPacific Islands and the European UnionFeasibility assessment of exporting fish products of headings HS0304/5 to the European UnionPacific Islands Forum Secretariat
2011 Oct2012 JanIndian Ocean regionProduction 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 OceanIndian Ocean Commission
2011 Sep2011 OctPacific IslandsReview of the FFA fishery observer programmeForum Fisheries Agency
2011 Aug2012 AugPacific IslandsOperationalisation of the World Bank’s Pacific Island Fisheries Engagement StrategyWorld Bank, East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
2011 JulPacific IslandsParticipation as invited expert in the workshop on data collection and stock assessment of deepwater snappers in Pacific island countries and territoriesSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2011 Jun2011 JulPacific IslandsPreparation of a briefing note on the tuna fisheries of the Pacific Islands for the WWF South Pacific OfficeWorldwide Fund for Nature
2011 MayIndian OceanAn assessment of the requirements for an eco-certification scheme for the tuna fisheries of the Indian Ocean.Indian Ocean Commission
2011 May2011 JunPacific IslandsExternal technical review of 13-chapter SPC publication Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture to Climate Change.Secretariat of the Pacific Community
2011 AprPacific IslandsA study of the major issues of artisanal tuna fisheries of the region.Forum Fisheries Agency
2011 Mar2011 AprPacific Islands and SE AsiaA study of past efforts to promote pole-and-line tuna fishingForum Fisheries Agency
2010 NovPacific IslandsPreparation of a strategy for accessing climate change funding for the fisheries sector.Forum Fisheries Agency
2010 Sep2010 DecWestern and Central Pacific OceanA review of the current practices for tuna catch attribution and suggesting standard practicesWestern and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
2010 SepPacific IslandsA review of the experience from rural fisheries centersAsian Development Bank
2010 Aug2010 SepPakistanPlanning and implementing workshop on the development and management of tuna resources in PakistanFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2010 AugIndian Ocean regionContribution of a fisheries chapter to a study of Anthropogenic Threats to Indian Ocean Seamount Ecosystems.International Union for the Conservation of Nature
2010 Jun2010 AugPacific IslandsFormulation of a program of crewing by Pacific Islanders on foreign fishing vesselsWorld Bank and Parties to the Nauru Agreement
2010 Jun2010 OctEast Asia and Pacific IslandsAssessment of the impact of industry and market drivers on the global tuna supply chainForum Fisheries Agency
2010 Jun2010 JulEast AsiaInvestigation of employment opportunities for Pacific islanders onboard foreign fishing vessels operating in the WCPOForum Fisheries Agency
2010 JunPacific IslandsProduction of a chapter on the marine fishery resources of the Pacific Islands for FAO’s Review of the State of World Marine Fishery ResourcesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2010 AprNew ZealandPeer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Assessment report for the New Zealand albacore tuna troll fisheryMoody Marine and Marine Stewardship Council
2010 Feb2010 AprGlobalA review of the bycatch from the small-scale tuna fisheries of the worldFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2010 AprMaldivesPeer review of the Marine Stewardship Council Assessment report for pole and line skipjack fishery in the MaldivesMarine Stewardship Council
2010 Jan2010 FebTongaA review of the constraints to operating fisheries businessesInternational Finance Corporation
2010 Feb2011 JunPacific IslandsDevelopment of a Pacific Island Fisheries Engagement Strategy for the World Bank, and formulation of associated fisheries development and management support activitiesWorld Bank, East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
2010 FebPacific IslandsDistant water longline fleets and implications of regulation of transshipment at seaUS National Marine Fisheries Service
2009 Aug2010 AprPacific IslandsA study of the future of Pacific Island fisheries – the likely scenarios in 2035Secretariat of the Pacific Community and the Forum Fisheries Agency
2009 DecPacific Islands and East AsiaInvestigation of potential fishing industry partnerships and financing of sustainable Pacific Ocean tuna fisheriesInternational Finance Corporation
2009 Sep2010 MayPacific IslandsProduction of fishery profiles for each Pacific Island countryFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2009 OctPacific IslandsSurvey of utilization of deepwater bottomfish resources and provision of recommendations for the collection of data necessary for fishery managementSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2009 OctPacific IslandsEstimation 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 replacementInternational Sustainable Seafood Foundation
2009 Apr2009 MayPacific IslandsA review of the marine fishery resources of the Pacific IslandsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2009 JunPacific IslandsConducted workshop for fisheries administrations and training institutions addressing mitigation of bycatch in WCPO tuna fisheriesSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2009 Jul2009 SepIndian OceanA survey of the fishing capacity of the tuna fleets operating in the Indian OceanIndian Ocean Tuna Commission
2009 JulPacific IslandsExamination of the use of the ecosystem approach to fisheries management in Pacific Island tuna fisheriesForum Fisheries Agency
2009 Feb2009 AprPacific IslandsCompiling the lessons learned from a decade of promoting tuna management plans in Pacific Island countriesPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2009 FebPacific IslandsExamining the use of household income and expenditure surveys for fishery purposesSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2009 Jan2010 NovACP states, Dutch and British overseas territoriesCoordination 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.
2009 MarPacific Islands, AsiaAssessing trends in WCPO tuna fleet sizes and compositionPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2008 DecVietnamFisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awarenessWWF Vietnam and Ibromar BV
2008 NovPapua New GuineaFacilitation of the annual National Fisheries ConferencePNG National Fisheries Authority
2008 Nov2009 JanTuvaluParticipation in a scoping team for an institutional strengthening project in the Tuvalu fisheries sector.Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2008 Sep2008 OctPacific IslandsImpact of energy price fluctuations on fisheries in the Pacific with emphasis on the tuna industry: energy costs and fishingAsian Development Bank
2008 Aug2009 MayPacific IslandsAssessment of the economic benefits of fisheries to the economies of 22 Pacific Island countries and territoriesAsian Development Bank, Australian Agency for International Development, and the World Bank
2008 JulPacific IslandsA regional study of the relationship between sea safety and fisheries managementFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2008 MayCook Islands, American SamoaFisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awarenessUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2008 MayPacific IslandsModeration 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
2008 MayPacific IslandsA regional study of gender issues in domestic tuna industry developmentSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2008 Mar2008 AprFijiFisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awarenessUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2008 Jan2008 NovPapua New GuineaAssisting the National Fisheries Authority in the establishment of the PNG Institute for Sustainable Marine Resources as a new division of the AuthorityPNG National Fisheries Authority
2008 Jan2009 MarPapua New GuineaProvision of project management services to manage the construction and development of the new Nago Island Mariculture and Research FacilityPNG National Fisheries Authority
2008 MarPapua New GuineaOrganise and facilitate a one-week workshop on the development and application of coconut oil bio-fuelPNG Sustainable Energy Limited and PNG National Fisheries Authority
2008 Mar2008 MayPacific IslandsDocumenting 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
2007 Nov2008 FebPacific IslandsReview of a tuna industry development project (DevFish)European Union
2008 JanFijiReview of corruption in the fisheries sectorThe World Bank
2007 JanKiribati, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands, Palau, SamoaReview of the literature relevant to institutional strengthening/ fisheries capacity-building in five Pacific Island countriesSouth Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
2007 Oct2007 DecPacific IslandsExamination of catch retention as a tuna management measure in the western and central Pacific OceanSouth Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
2007 NovKiribatiParticipation 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 resourcesSouth Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
2007 Nov2008 NovPacific Islands regionDevelopment 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
2007 NovPacific Islands regionReview 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 implementationThe Nature Conservancy/ Secretariat of the Pacific Community
2007 Oct2007 NovPacific IslandsAnalysis of the technical, economic, social, and political factors affecting Pacific Island Countries from obtaining optimal benefits from fishery resources.The World Bank
2007 OctMauritius (Rodrigues)Design, establish and monitor a marine protected area in Rodrigues lagoonUnited Nations Development Programme
2007 Aug2007 DecPalauFisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awarenessUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2007 Aug2007 SepPacific IslandsCost calculations and funding options for a regional tuna fisheries observer programme in the western Pacific.Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
2007 May2007 SepMauritius, United Arab Emirates, VietnamInputs to a DG SANCO sponsored regional training workshops on EU Fishery and Aquaculture LegislationAETS / European Union (DG SANCO – Consumer Health and Protection)
2007 Jun2009 JunPapua New GuineaProvision 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 ResourcesPNG National Fisheries Authority
2007 May2007 JunWestern and Central Pacific OceanAnalysis of issues and formulation of recommendations relating to potential regulation of transhipment by tuna fishing vessels operating in the WCPOPacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
2007 Apr2008 AprSolomon IslandsAdvise on licensing arrangements and develop a national environmental and management policy framework for pearl farmingWorld Fisheries Centre
2007 Apr2007 JunGlobalFormulation 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
2007 MarNew CaledoniaFisheries observer training and longline industry bycatch issues awarenessUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2007 MarPacific Islands regionModerator of a technical workshop on lessons learned from fisheries institutional strengthening project in the Pacific Islands regionSouth Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
2007 FebMaldivesReview of the monitoring, control and surveillance for inshore and offshore fisheriesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2006 DecPapua New GuineaCoordination of a workshop program for seafood value addingInternational Finance Corporation
2006 Oct2006 DecPapua New GuineaPhase II – Women in fisheries business training.International Finance Corporation
2006 Oct2006 NovNauruScoping study for an institutional strengthening project in support of improved fisheries managementForum Fisheries Agency/ AusAID
2006 SepWestern and Central Pacific OceanStudy 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 OceanForum Fisheries Agency
2006 Aug2006 SepPacific IslandsIssues and considerations in addressing a shark finning ban by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries CommissionForum Fisheries Agency
2006 Aug2006 NovPapua New GuineaStrategic planning and capacity building for PNG Surf Association.International Finance Corporation
2006 Jul2006 AugPacific/ GlobalStudy of lessons learned in the use of alternative income generation/ livelihoods development as a fisheries management tool.WorldFish Center
2006 Jun2006 NovPacific Islands and East AsiaSurvey to establish the capacity of longline and pole-and-line fleets in the Western and Central Pacific OceanUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2006 JunPapua New GuineaTraining needs of the fisheries sector in Papua New GuineaPNG National Fisheries Authority
2006 Apr2006 MayPolynesiaNeeds assessment for fisheries business management training in PolynesiaSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2006 AprNew CaledoniaPre-project implementation study, longline bycatch mitigation and managementUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2006 AprPakistanAn assessment of the development potential for the domestic tuna industryFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2006 MarSamoaDiagnostic mission on the Samoa Competent Authority ruling on the sanitary production of fishery productsForum Fisheries Agency
2006 MarPapua New Guinea/ Pacific IslandsProvision 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
2006 Feb2006 MarMarshall IslandsSea turtle by-catch awareness and mitigation, Phase 2US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2006 Jan2006 DecPapua New GuineaProgram development for the National Fisheries CollegePNG National Fisheries Authority
2006 JanPacific IslandsA review of the history of industrial fishing in the regionFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2005 DecGlobalFacilitate a meeting to determine the form and content of a reef fisheries management information portalWorldFish Center
2005 Nov2007 JunSolomon IslandsStrengthening the Solomon islands Competent Authority and Fishing Industry on the Sanitary Production of Fish Products (18 months)Solomon Islands Government/ European Commission
2005 NovMarshall IslandsTraining of outer island data collectors in sea turtle life history, measuring, biopsy protocols for DNA sampling, and record keeping.NOAA Fisheries
2005 OctIndonesiaLongline turtle bycatch mortality mitigation; industry awareness and observer trainingWorldwide Fund for Nature
2005 OctNiueReview of a project to support commercial and artisanal fisheries developmentNew Zealand Agency for International Development
2005 Sep2005 NovAsia-PacificContribute 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
2005 Sep2005 DecPacific Islands regionalA review of spearfishing in the Pacific IslandsSecretariat of the Pacific Community/ Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2005 Aug2005 SepCambodia/ Laos/ VietnamImproving Food Safety and its Management in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet NamFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations / New Zealand Agency for International Development
2005 Aug2007 NovGlobalA review of the ecological, social, and economic impacts of shrimp trawling in the worldFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2005 AugPapua New GuineaFisheries observer training and industry awareness, sea turtle by-catch mitigationUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2005 Jul2005 NovSolomon IslandsCommercialisation 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
2005 JulPacific IslandsParticipation in ecosystem working group policy and planning session aimed at identifying major themes and subjects for regional fishery management purposesForum Fisheries Agency
2005 Jun2005 JulFederated States of MicronesiaSea turtle – fisheries interaction review.US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2005 JunFederated States of MicronesiaStrengthening Yap State government services in coastal resources managementInternational Waters Project, South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
2005 May2005 AugPacific Islands regionA review of the FFA regional fisheries observer programSouth Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
2005 Apr2005 AugTuvaluAnalysis of the operations of the National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu and preparation of a business plan.South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency
2005 Apr2005 MayPacific Islands regionFisheries input into the “Pacific Plan”Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
2005 AprSolomon IslandsPre-project implementation study, longline by-catch mitigation and managementUS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service
2005 Mar2005 AprPapua New GuineaFacilitating the development of a strategic plan for the Papua New Guinea Diving AssociationPacific Enterprise Development Facility of the International Finance Corporation
2005 MarPapua New GuineaReview of the Papua New Guinea Seafood National Competent Authority ruling on the sanitary production of fishery productsPapua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority
2005 Feb2005 MarPacific Islands regionDefining artisanal fisheries: some terminology considerations for discussions on fisheries subsidies within the framework of the World Trade OrganizationCommonwealth Secretariat
2004 Nov2005 JanPapua New GuineaDesign and delivery of a training program for women in fisheries on seafood value addingPacific Enterprise Development Facility of the International Finance Corporation
2004 Nov2005 JanEast Asia/ Pacific Islands regionChina 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
2004 Nov2004 DecFijiA review of fisheries management, legislation, research, development, extension and aquaculture in Fiji.Asian Development Bank
2004 Jun2004 OctSolomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Cook IslandsReview of the fisheries In the Solomon Islands, followed by a specific assessment of the likely impact of fishing by licensed European tuna vesselsEuropean Commission
2004 FebMaldivesOptions and Feasibility for Processing and Marketing of Value-added Tuna Products in the MaldivesINFOFISH
2004 FebPacific IslandsOrganization of, and participation in, an international expert consultation on sea safety in small fishing boatsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2003 DecAmerican SamoaAssessment of Contaminated TunaMacAlister, Elliot and Partners
2003 NovEast Timor(Desk study)Review of Sector Investment Plan for Fisheries and AquacultureUniQuest, for Australian Agency for International Development
2003 Nov2003 DecMarshall IslandsDefining the parameters for future sea turtle research in the Marshall IslandsNOAA Fisheries
2003 Oct2004 JanGlobalA worldwide study of small-scale tuna fishingFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2002 Oct2003 JanHawaiiStudy of the impacts of implementing a vessel monitoring system in the western and central Pacific OceanNOAA Fisheries
2003 Sep2006 DecPapua New GuineaPNG 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
2003 Sep2003 DecBay of Bengal regionA 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
2003 Jul2003 SepCentral and western Pacific OceanA review of purse seine tuna fishing capacityNOAA Fisheries
2003 Jun2003 OctPacific Islands regionProduction of Pacific Islands component of study “State of World Capture Fisheries ManagementFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2003 May2003 JunPacificIslands regionA review of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Coastal Fisheries ProgrammeSecretariat of the Pacific Community
2003 MayPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and VanuatuCoordination of Fishing Industry seminar on Strengthening the Seafood Processing / Exporting Sector to Improve Trading OpportunitiesCentre for the Development of and Technical Centre for Rural and Agricultural Cooperation
2003 Jul2003 OctHawaiiEnvironmental assessment of the regulatory changes in the U.S. tuna treatyNOAA Fisheries
2003 Jun2003 OctSolomon IslandsStrengthening the Solomon Islands Competent AuthorityCentre for the Development of Enterprises
2003 Feb2003 MarCambodiaA review of the nation’s marine fisheriesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2003 Jan2003 FebPacific Islands regionA review of sea safety in fisheriesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2002 Apr2002 MayPNGAssistance in formulating a fisheries management plan for sharksFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations