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SOUTH PACIFIC FORUM FISHERIES AGENCY (FFA)

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French Equivalent: South Pacific Fisheries Agency (FFA)

Definition:
The South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is a consultative body established as a consequence of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the extension of jurisdiction to the 200 mile exclusive economic zone.

The majority of the 16 FFA members consist of small Pacific island fishing nations who realise that their interests in fisheries exploitation and management are best served through regional co-ordination and co-operation.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics - Agricultural policy indicators

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 4, 2006