Pacific Scoop, 17th October 2018
Press Release – FAO
THERE needs to be quick and dramatic actions to address climate change to safeguard Pacific fisheries.October 17, 2018
Call to tackle climate change to save our fisheries
THERE needs to be quick and dramatic actions to address climate change to safeguard Pacific fisheries.
Speaking at the opening of the Pacific Fisheries and Green Climate Fund workshop in Nadi today (Thursday October 17, 2018), Fiji Fisheries Minister Semi Koroilavesau said the impacts of climate change would continue to be felt in our communities, thus the need for decisions to tackle the problem while considering the local context and people’s needs
He commended the FAO for its initiative to bring fisheries into the climate finance agenda for the first time and said he hoped there would be many more.