Michel BLANC

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Michel BLANC
Conseiller en développement de la pêche côtière
  • Coordination of SPC’s inputs into nearshore fisheries development activities in Pacific Island countries and territories;
  • Testing and development of sustainable alternative fishing methods (giant squid, bait fish fishing, small-to-medium scale tuna longlining, community-based sport fishing tourism)
  • Assessment of fisheries development options and capacity-building needs in Pacific Island countries and territories;
  • Development, implementation and evaluation of fisheries development strategies, in response to the issues of food security, overfishing and climate change adaptation in the Pacific region:
  • Strengthening of national Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) programmes;
  • Seafood processing and value-adding;
  • Utilization of fish wastes