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Video November 24, 2021

Responsible Use of the Inshore Fishery in Kiribati: The Influential Role of Fisheries Officers

Maaria Henry is a young i-Kiribati fisheries officer who shares her passion to protect her ocean home. The Republic of Kiribati has the largest ocean Exclusive Economic Zone in the world, and its fisheries industry makes up 51% of the country’s GDP. Responsible management of fisheries is a critical concern for Kiribati; from fleet management, all the way down to coastal fisheries that provide most communities with their livelihoods and sustenance