Fiji Time: 3:24 PM on Saturday 29 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Workshop creates awareness for registered fishermen

Mere Naleba
Monday, February 24, 2014

FISHERMEN from Lokia in Nausori met Fisheries Department officials in a consultation workshop on Friday.

The workshop was held to reinforce the regulations on fishing licences and create awareness of sustainable management of fisheries resources.

Senior Fisheries Officer Mere Lakeba said the workshop provided a platform for fisheries officers to share information with registered fishermen on the species of fish that were now endangered, what to do when faced with a mishap out at sea, who to contact when they had complaints on activities that they deem illegal and on sharing licences which was not supposed to be happening.

Ms Lakeba said the workshop was part of its line ministry's annual corporate plan to refresh fishermens' knowledge





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. In the hot seat
  2. E-ticketing under scrutiny
  3. The way forward for Fiji players
  4. Tuqiri leaves Rabbitohs as champion
  5. Biman stays
  6. 7s team adapts well in Dubai
  7. $60m profit outlook
  8. Glamorous fundraiser
  9. Sewing machines to help women
  10. Heroes give emergency response equipment

Top Stories this Week

  1. Couple return to Fiji after almost a decade Wednesday (26 Nov)
  2. Deal on NZ jobs Monday (24 Nov)
  3. Stop the bickering Tuesday (25 Nov)
  4. No regrets Tuesday (25 Nov)
  5. Indecent jokes warning Wednesday (26 Nov)
  6. President Xi leaves impression on leaders Monday (24 Nov)
  7. Jail terms for former Post Fiji executives Monday (24 Nov)
  8. LTA fires corrupt 4 Thursday (27 Nov)
  9. Man behind the change Wednesday (26 Nov)
  10. Speaker changes her tune Friday (28 Nov)