Nearshore fish aggregating devices are a relatively simple technology. Despite this, finding a FAD design suited to the marine conditions of the half-island nation and accessible to artisanal fishers has taken many years of research by WorldFish and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Timor-Leste.
Research by the Pacific Community and WorldFish is key to improving local, national and regional solutions to the looming fisheries crisis in the Pacific.
Look and learn trip as part of CBRM training for youth, Solomon Islands. Photo by Meshach Sukulu, 2016.
Supporting youth in Solomon Islands to participate in community efforts to manage fisheries and natural resources can help protect coastal fisheries for future generations.