The Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resource Development (MFMRD) is responsible for sustainable development of the fisheries and marine and resources of Kiribati, including but not limited to development domestic and joint ventures of tuna industries harvesting, processing and fish marketing and coordinate development of coastal marine resources. It is also mandated to negotiate bilateral fishing access in respect of local and foreign fishing vessels, monitoring, control and surveillance, management and harnessing of non-living deep sea mineral resources, It provides avenues for scientific research on existing natural or man-made resources or products and participate in international and regional fisheries conventions.
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The Licence & Compliance Division (LCD) is a division within the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resource Development (MFMRD) oversees management of offshore fisheries inside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Kiribati to ensure for continued maximising income generation from the fishery, in particular tuna resource, as well as development and implementation of pragmatic measures advocated at the national, regional and international level to ensure long-term conservation and sustainability of the offshore resources.
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A memorandum of understanding on fisheries cooperation was concluded by Taiwan and Pacific diplomatic ally Kiribati June 7 in Taipei City, underscoring a shared commitment to safeguarding environmental sustainability and global marine resources. Signed by Lin Tsung-hsien, minister of the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture, and Tetabo Nakara, head of the Kiribati Ministry of
This week in Reykjavik, Iceland, Pacific fisheries and ocean experts took part in a two-day exchange to explore the similarities between these two extreme regions of the planet. Cook Islands Prime Minister H.E. Henry Puna and Kiribati’s Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Development (MFMRD) Hon. Tetabo Nakara led a delegation of 16
Our Co-Presidents, the Prime Minister of Fiji and the Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden, Distinguished Leaders and Ministers Excellencies Friends and custodians of our Ocean Ladies and Gentlemen Kam na bane ni Mauri! At the outset, allow me to extend warm greetings from the President, Government and people of Kiribati who I am deeply honoured