FEDERATED STATES OF 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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of ocean protection committment
marine sanctuaries established
GOVERNANCE & WORK PLANNING
PLANNING & LEGAL DEVELOPMENT
MOU is signed between the Government of the FSM, Blue Prosperity Coalition and local partners.
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BOPP team distributes Ocean Use Survey to gather information on how Bermudians use and value their ocean space.
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.
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.
"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
SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL REPORTS