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Future plans for tuna industry development in Tonga based on current and past activities

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Title:Future plans for tuna industry development in Tonga based on current and past activities
Authors:Fokololo, Viliami
Multinational Corporations in the Pacific Tuna Industry (Project)
East-West Center. Pacific Islands Development Program
LC Subject Headings:Tuna fisheries - Tonga
Tuna industry - Tonga
Date Issued:Mar 1987
Publisher:Honolulu, Hawaii : Multinational Corporations in the Pacific Tuna Industry, Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center
Abstract:Tonga along with other Pacific island countries is actively promoting domestic fishery developments. This paper presents background and current status of MV Lofa vessel operations, various fishing aid projects and marketing.
Description:For more about the East-West Center, see http://www.eastwestcenter.org/
Table of Contents:Introduction -- The Kingdom of Tonga. - Physical and demographic characteristics - The economy -- Fisheries Development in Tonga. Introduction - Economic and social objectives - Industrial fisheries development - UNCDF boatbuilding project - Faua fisheries harbour - Coastal fisheries development - Fish catch and marketing -- Tuna Resources. Introduction - Albacore, yellowfin, skipjack and other tuna resources -- Analysis of MV Lofa Fishing Operations -- Characteristics of the Current Domestic Tuna Market -- Options for Future Development of the Tuna Industry in Tonga. Longlining - Construction of small longliners -- Conclusions.
Pages/Duration:ix, 23 p.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/70146
Appears in Collections: East-West Center Books, Reports, and Other Printed Media


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