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Coming Together: Sharing Lessons from the 2008 LMMA Network-wide Meeting Community Exchange

This LMMA Network "Community Storybook" is a collection of lessons, tips and experiences shared during the Community Exchange session at the 2008 LMMA Network-wide Meeting in Fiji. It is intended to be strategically introduced to communities as part of a workshop or community awareness event. We recommend leaving ample time for elaboration and discussion of the points in the storybook, particularly the more sensitive or debatable ones. November 2009

POSTER – FLMMA Adaptive Management Cycle

This poster depicts the Adaptive Management Cycle as used by the Fiji Locally-Managed Marine Area Network (FLMMA), including assessment, awareness raising, issue identification, action planning, implementation and monitoring, and analysing and communicating results. 2010

Calls for increased government support for communities

Buoyed by two successive regional meetings of fisheries and government experts, Pacific Islands community leaders are hopeful their calls for support in meeting their food and income needs were finally heard.

Vitawa takes the lead in 4FJ campaign

The 4FJ campaign sought pledges from across Fiji not to eat, buy or sell the fish during its peak breeding months.

GUIDE: Marine Species Information Sheets

This guide and series of information sheets, produced jointly by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the LMMA Network, aim to help communities improve the management of key food species in the Pacific region.

Traditional Resource Management Bulletin, SPC Jun 2014

This edition contains three contributions. The first, “Developing a common understanding of taxonomy for fisheries management in north Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,” Philippa Cohen and seven co-authors document the local language names and etymology of marine fishes and invertebrates.

MPAs not a solution, Fiji Times

WHILE communities have done commendable work in implementing marine protected areas (MPAs) in their respective coastal zones, they must remember that MPAs are a tool — not a complete solution.

Great service by fish wardens, Fiji Times

This edition contains three contributions. The first, “Developing a common understanding of taxonomy for fisheries management in north Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,” Philippa Cohen and seven co-authors document the local language names and etymology of marine fishes and invertebrates.

LMMA Network News & Tools Bulletin, May-Jun 2014

This edition contains three contributions. The first, “Developing a common understanding of taxonomy for fisheries management in north Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,” Philippa Cohen and seven co-authors document the local language names and etymology of marine fishes and invertebrates.

Managing Marine Areas, Fiji Times

OUT of the 1800-plus villages in Fiji, about 420 have established locally managed marine areas (LMMAs). More village areas, however, need to become part of this initiative if their livelihoods are to be made sustainable.