Fisheries economics and trade
Australasia & the Pacific
FISH4ACP Marshall Islands purse seine tuna value chain upgrading Marshall Islands
Food and Agricultural Organisation FAO - Project Dates:
April 2020 - December 2021
Description of Project:
FISH4ACP was a five-year programme (2020-2024) implemented in 10 countries Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP). 12 value chains (one per country) were competitively selected from over 75 proposals for programme implementation.
Poseidon staff lead the team working on the Marshall Islands tuna purse seine value chain. A functional analysis and market review was completed, and data were collected on a range of economic, social and environmental indicators to assess sustainability. In consultation with local stakeholders, a value chain upgrading strategy and project implementation plan was developed for implementation over years 2-5 of the programme.