This is the annual report of the MEIDECC for the year 201`8 - 2019
This is the annual report of MEIDECC for the year 2019-2020
Ministry of Fisheries
A list of international and regional multilateral environmental agreements in which each of the Pacific Island country is a party/signatory of. This is useful for SPREP activities and planning
The overall objectives of the mangroves survey is conservation of biodiversity by means of sustainable used of mangroves ecosystem and natural resources. In supporting the objectives two primary objectives need to be address;
1. Collecting baseline data on mangrove and associated ecosystem at Koloa and Holeva and other sites as time permits
2. To develop mangroves species zoning using QGIS application and software along with GPS and using the Pacific Mangrove Monitoring Manual as a field guide and methodology.
In the mid 1990s the idea arose that coastal communities should be given powers to regulate fisheries in their nearby marine areas. That concept gained momentum and in the early 2000s a change in Tonga’s fisheries legislation allowed for fisheries management by local communities, through Special Management Areas (SMAs). Since that time the Fisheries Division has worked with coastal communities to establish 11 SMAs.
Draft word document of the Tonga SoE 2010 report
Fanga'uta Status Report
Dubak version of the SOE
Powerpoint presentation on the data portal