Poasi Ngaluafe

Overview

Ministry of Fisheries in Tonga for more than 15 years as a Manager (Head of Aquaculture) of the Mariculture Centre under Ministry of Fisheries

Our focus areas here in Tonga was to enhance the resources to support the community livelihoods.  Now we establish Special Management Areas for individual communities which similar to marine Protected Areas but here, the Government release authority to the communities to look after their resources.  As a result, our main focus to train the communities in term of conversations (i.e. planting corals, etc) included promotion farming activities (i.e. pearl farming, seaweed farming, giant clams circle, etc.).

Education

Msc Marine Science, Otago University

Bsc Aquaculture, James Cook University

Diploma Applied Science (Aquaculture), Tasmania University

Experience

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