FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
OUR OCEAN, OUR FUTURE
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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islands across the FSM
of ocean protection commitment
amount of ocean that will be safeguarded
GOVERNANCE & WORK PLANNING
PLANNING & LEGAL DEVELOPMENT
MOU is signed between the Government of the FSM, Blue Prosperity Coalition and local partners.
National Task Force is established by Presidential Order.
Blue Economy consultations are held.
Marine Spatial Planning working group is established.
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).
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).
"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