Fruitful SMA discussions in Vava’u

Participants at the SMA workshop in Vava’u. Photo: SUPPLIED

Neiafu, Vava’u – May 1, 2019: 9.30am (Enviro News): Special Management Areas around Tonga was the focus of a national workshop currently being held here in Neiafu.

Organised by the Fisheries Ministry and supported by the Tonga Ocean 7 and partner ministries, the workshop has brought together stakeholders around Tonga.

The Department of Environment is also represented at the event.

Fisheries Minister Hon Semisi Fakaha’u opened the session on Monday.

SMAs, which are managed by communities, have been set up all over the Kingdom.

Close to 100 participants are attending the event.

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