Technical Committee approve 2017 Work Plan for R2R project

NUKU’ALOFA-January 26: 1.25pm (R2R MEDIA): The first meeting of the Fanga’uta Lagoon Management Committee (Technical Committee), under the Tonga Ridge To Reef (R2R) project, was completed successfully this morning here at the Environment Department Conference Room on Vuna Road in Nuku’alofa.

Chaired by Director Environment Mrs Lupe Matoto, the meeting included the participation of members from the different Government Ministries, NGO’s and partners.

 

Members of the Technical Committee at today’s meeting. Photos: R2R MEDIA
R2R Project Manager Ta’hirih Hokafonu (far left) explaining a point at the meeting earlier today. Photo: R2R MEDIA

She chaired the meeting in place of the Chief Executive Officer of MEIDECC, Mr Paula Ma’u, who is the committee’s chairman.

The meeting was also attended by Mr Kevin Petrini of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fiji Office in Suva.

The meeting adopted the 2017 Work Plan for the Tonga Ridge 2 Reach project and also heard reports from the different stakeholders and the work that has been done so far.

The Technical Committee meets once a month.

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