Purpose of Training
The purpose of training and development in the ministry Component 4 of the Tongafish Project is specifically to support effective Project Management. This component will specifically provide technical and operational assistance to : (a) the PMU on Project management and implementation; and (b) MOF to facilitate inter-agency engagement and cooperation, development partner coordination, and coordination of training and capacity development activities under components 1, 2 and 3 of the Project.
- Pictured above are the five participants who did the face-to-face training with the trainer Mr. Riki Ball. Title of the Meeting: Scuba Diving Training Date of training: 15 -26 November, 2021
- Fisheries Pearl Lead Siaosi Vi demonstrates the seeding process to the eager to learn women, a delicate procedure that needs to be done carefully and done right. 29th September and 4th October, 2021
- Fai’ana Kalu was the main spokesperson for the women’s group. She did a great job presenting the olden methods of fishing compared to the current techniques used in Fangale’ounga CCMP Date:Oct 18-19, 2021
- Meliame Kaloi, one of the elderly women of Lotofoa who was the scribe for the female group during the group work in developing Lotofoa's CCMP. She writes the methods of fishing that are used mostly by women Dates: 09-18/08/21
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All trainings provided under each component of the Tongafish project can either be fully or partially funded by the World Bank.
Trainings originally planned for Year 3
Trainings that have been implemented
Trainings still NOT implemented
Days left till the end of Year 3
Frequently Asked Questions about Ministry Trainings
Training & Development Documents
1. What sort of trainings are offered by Tongafish?All trainings offered are specifically to suppport each component of the project. The core of project
trainings are mainly focused on Special Management Areas, mabe pearl and giant clams aquaculture
2. Who can take part in these trainings?Ministry of Fisheries Staff and stakeholders when applicable.
3. Do I need to pay to attend a training?The Tongafish project fully/partially funds expenses for trainings offered under each component.
4.What are the benefits of these trainings to the Ministry of Fisheries?All trainings contribute to improving management of selected fisheries and aquaculture here in Tonga.
5. Who do I contact for more information on these trainings?Please contact the Project Coordinator with contact details as provided in the Contacts section.
- TRAINING Workshop 2020
- Workshop Report 2020
- TRAINING Report 2020
- MINISTRY Workshop 2020
- TRAINING Workshop 2021
- Workshop Report 2021
- TRAINING Report Final 2021
- MINISTRY Workshop 2022
- TRAINING Workshop 2020
Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP): supporting sustainable management of Pacific fisheries
Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP): supporting sustainable management of Pacific fisheriesDate: November 24, 2021Type: BriefLanguage: English
The Tonga Ministry of Fisheries, with support from the World Bank through their -Pathway to Sustainable Oceans (Tonga) Project, sought out new markets for pearl vendors.Date: November 16, 2021Type: Feature StoryLanguage: English
The project development objective is to improve management of selected fisheries and aquaculture in the Recipient's territory.Date: April 17, 2019Type: Loans & CreditsLanguage: English
The Tonga Pathway to Sustainable Ocean Project aims to improve fisheries governance in Tonga’s tuna longline, deep water snapper and inshore commercial fisheries, through enhanced licensing, registration and fishing rights frameworks.Date: April 17, 2019Type: Press ReleaseLanguage: English
When COVID-19 struck, cruise ship traffic in the Kingdom of Tonga dropped, depriving Tongan mabé pearl farmers of their primary market. Sales dropped nearly to zero. The Ministry of Fisheries, with support from the World Bank through their Halafononga Ki Ha Ngatai Tu’uloa -Pathway to Sustainable Oceans (Tonga) Project, sought out new markets for pearl vendors. Now, previously struggling pearl farmers are excited to benefit from this new lifelineDate: November 24, 2021Type: VideoLanguage: English
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