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FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

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OUR OCEAN, OUR FUTURE

BLUE PROSPERITY

MICRONESIA

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Blue Prosperity Micronesia (BPM) is a partnership between the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Government and the Blue Prosperity Coalition to support the sustainable growth of marine resources in the FSM. 

The program is government-led and sets out to optimize ocean uses, protect 30% of the FSM's waters, strengthen fisheries management, and support the development of marine industries.

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FOUNDING

PARTNERS

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KEY

STATISTICS

600+

islands across the FSM

of ocean protection commitment 

30%

900,000

amount of ocean that will be safeguarded

sq. km.

 

PROJECT

TIMELINE

 
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MOU

GOVERNANCE & WORK PLANNING

ASSESSMENTS

PLANNING & LEGAL DEVELOPMENT

IMPLEMENTATION

PROJECT

MILESTONES

2019

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

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2020

National Task Force is established by Presidential Order.

2020

Blue Economy consultations are held.

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2021

Marine Spatial Planning working group is established.

 
 

SITE

TEAM

BLUE PROSPERITY COORDINATOR

YOLANDA JOAB MORI

Yolanda contributes to the building of program pillars including blue economy planning, sustainable fisheries, marine spatial planning, and communications that support the program goals to advance sustainable ocean use in the FSM. She has worked on community-based climate change adaptation and education, with focus on women and youth engagement across the FSM for ten years and serves on the Board for the UN MGCY (United Nations Major Group on Children & Youth).

FOUNDING PARTNERS

SPOTLIGHT

MICRONESIA CONSERVATION TRUST

The Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) supports biodiversity conservation and related sustainable development for the people of Micronesia in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of Palau (ROP), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), the US Territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

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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

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