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FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

BLUE PROSPERITY

MICRONESIA

Blue Prosperity Micronesia is a multi-year program between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Blue Prosperity Coalition, and local partners to develop a Marine Spatial Plan and a Blue Economy Plan for the sustainable future of the FSM.

The FSM has committed to protecting 30% (900,000 km2) of their ocean.

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FOUNDING

PARTNERS

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KEY

STATISTICS

of ocean protection committment

30%

marine sanctuaries established

X

XX

statistics

 

PROJECT

TIMELINE

 

MOU

GOVERNANCE & WORK PLANNING

ASSESSMENTS

PLANNING & LEGAL DEVELOPMENT

IMPLEMENTATION

PROJECT

MILESTONES

2019

MOU is signed between the Government of the FSM, Blue Prosperity Coalition and local partners.

2020

Program name is selected from XX submissions.

2020

BOPP team distributes Ocean Use Survey to gather information on how Bermudians use and value their ocean space.

20XX

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SITE

TEAM

BLUE PROSPERITY COORDINATOR

YOLANDA JOAB MORI

As Site Coordinator, Cheryl manages the logistics and planning between the Administration teams, Committees, and government partners. She was a former Compliance Officer with the Department of Environmental Protection where she managed the Fisheries and Animal Wardens teams, advised on environmental compliance issues and facilitated relevant environmental advisory board meetings. 

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

WELDON WADE

Weldon manages social media, events, and press relations for the Programme. He has been extremely active in the Bermuda diving community for over ten years with a focus on ocean advocacy, outreach and community engagement and brings over twenty years’ experience in innovation and technology to his new role. Mr. Wade presently serves on numerous boards and committees and is an ambassador for several ocean-focused organizations.

KEY

PARTNERS

BERMUDA INSTITUTE OF OCEAN SCIENCES

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) is an independent U.S. non-profit scientific research and educational organization based in Bermuda. For over 100 years, BIOS-based researchers and visiting scientists have worked to explore the ocean and address important local and global environmental issues.

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"We rely on our ocean for jobs, food, and our way of life. A healthy ocean is essential to our islands’ prosperity and this partnership doubles down on our commitment towards protecting our waters now and for future generations."

- His Excellency David W. Panuelo

President of the Federated States of Micronesia

REPORTS &

RESOURCES

 

LINKS

SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL REPORTS

Coming soon.

CONTACT

INITIATIVES

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

STAY CONNECTED

PO Box 1948

La Jolla, CA 92037

 (858) 551-4443

General Inquiries

info@waittinstitute.org

Media Inquiries

sbrody@waittinstitute.org

Waitt Foundation

Grants for ocean research, policy, 

& protection

Blue Prosperity Coalition

A network of experts working to build ocean

economies and protect marine environment

Waitt Institute

Ocean planning through Government partnerships

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