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Vanuatu Fisheries Department

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The VFD (Vanuatu Fisheries Department) is the government body charged with the implementation and enforcement of fisheries management laws, policies, regulations and principles under the Ministry of Agriculture, Live stock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB).

The mission of the Fisheries Department (VFD) of Vanuatu is “to ensure sustainable management, development and conservation of fish resources in order to achieve maximum social and economic benefits to Vanuatu for the present and future generations”. Research and Aquaculture Division. The VFD is composed of six divisions: Administration, Management & Policies, Development & Capture, Research & Aquaculture, Seafood verification and Licencing & Compliance.

Browse all the activities from throughout the country

Check out our interactive survey map: zoom in/out on the reefs, click on any dot to retreive the available information on all activities implemented by the Fisheries Department (including locations, numbers, etc.)

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Contact us

Vanuatu Department of Fisheries

VMB 9045

Port Vila

Phone: 23119 or 23621

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