Pacific Island News

  • The Pacific shone at the Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum – US


    • Jenni Metcalfe
    • November 20, 2017

    Three Pacific Island sustainable seafood businesses were among 40 finalists from across the globe that pitched to investors at the Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum at Stanford

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  • Matariki thankful competing for investors


    • Len Garae
    • November 18, 2017

    “I feel blessed to be part of the Fish 2.0 2017 competition, it’s been amazing an opportunity, through the competition I’ve become clearer of my vision for Shepherd Islands

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  • ANALYSIS: How The US Is Aiding Training For Resilient Communities


    • Sheldon Chanel
    • November 11, 2017

    The United States government supports various training and climate change-related programmes with the ultimate goal of building resilient communities in the

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  • Fish 2.0: Connecting Sustainable Seafood Businesses in the Pacific with Global Networks

    Greenbiz
    • Judith Cefkin
    • November 8, 2017

    Fisheries are critical to economic livelihood and food security in the Pacific. Inshore fisheries provide the primary or secondary source of income for up to 50 percent of

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  • Vanuatu business finalist in global sustainable seafood contest

    Loop Vanuatu
    • Loop Pacific
    • October 15, 2017

    Vanuatu is one of three Pacific Island

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  • Pacific 3 in global rivalry

    The Fiji Times Online
    • Dame Meg Taylor
    • October 13, 2017

    THE "Blue Pacific" region is making waves through a global seafood

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  • Pacific Islands Seafood Companies Participate At Fish 2.0 Forum In USA


    • Monica Aguilar
    • October 10, 2017

    Three Pacific Island countries are amongst the 40 finalists from across the globe to pitch to investors at the Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum.

    The Forum will take place on

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  • Fish 2.0 sustainability contest narrows field to 40


    • September 19, 2017

    Just 40 companies remain in the US-based Fish 2.0 sustainable seafood competition and will pitch to investors, Nov. 7-8, at Stanford University, California, the organizers announced Tuesday.

    “This is the

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  • Focus on ‘seatech’ in Fish 2.0 finalists


    • Jenny Hjul
    • September 20, 2017

    FORTY companies have been named as finalists in this year’s Fish 2.0 competition, which aims to connect seafood businesses with investors.

    The finalists, selected from

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  • Fish 2.0 unveils list of 40 finalists


    • September 18, 2017

    "The finalists—winnowed from an initial pool of 184 entrants—stand out for their "market traction, global character and high potential for impact on the seafood sector."


    Fish 2.0 on Monday released the names

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  • Fish trade to improve global food security


    • September 15, 2017

    The seafood business has the potential to improve global food security, ocean sustainability, and the lives of locals, a forum has been told.

    Founder of the Fish 2.0 project Monica Jain told the Pacific

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  • Report: Algae Market to Reach $45bn by 2023


    • Emma Cosgrove
    • August 15, 2017

    After gaining “superfood” status, the market for algae could reach up to $44.7 billion by 2023, according to a new report from Fish 2.0, a business competition designed to increase

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  • Entrepreneurs Bring Fresh Energy to South Pacific Seafood Sector


    • Monica Jain
    • April 25, 2017

    Entrepreneurial interest in sustainable seafood is rising globally, as are the opportunities to succeed with new products and business models. The trend is clear in applications to the Fish

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  • Fish 2.0 Open

    The Fiji Times Online
    • Monika Singh
    • March 23, 2017

    IT'S that time of the year again when entrepreneurs from the seafood industry can

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  • Creative Energy Flows to Seafood Sector in South Pacific

    National Geographic
    • Monica Jain
    • December 6, 2016

    “If you had the opportunity to generate income for a whole island, what would you do?”

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  • Pacific Islands Workshop Coverage


     

    The Fiji Times: Expert advice for firms

    The Fiji Times: US calls for sustainable fish stock 

    WWF

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  • US calls for sustainable fish stock

    The Fiji Times Online
    • The Fiji Times Online

    United States ambassador to Fiji Judith Cefkin made these comments during the opening

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  • Fish 2.0 to Hold Workshop for Pacific Islands Seafood Businesses—Apply Now

    National Geographic
    • CARMEL, CA
    • September 26, 2016

    Three-day program in Fiji provides business-building advice, help in applying for global competition; workshop applications due October 5

    Fish 2.0 will

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  • A Startup in the South Pacific Could Be a Worldwide Model

    National Geographic
    • Monica Jain
    • Sept 7, 2016

    Alfred Kalontas, the founder of