BLUE PROSPERITY FIJI
Blue Prosperity Fiji (BPF) is a programme to support a healthy ocean, thriving communities, and prosperous economies in Fiji. Led by the Government of Fiji, the Blue Prosperity Fiji programme will incorporate community consultations, scientific research, and traditional knowledge to sustainably manage 100% of Fiji's ocean space and designate 30% in fully protected areas while supporting ocean industries and fisheries management.
The programme will include close collaboration with communities, stakeholders, NGOs, and existing ocean management efforts in Fiji, and will be designed to support inclusion, equity, and traditional knowledge to improve long-term economic stability, livelihoods, and ocean ecosystems.
Blue Prosperity Fiji (BPF) is a Government led initiative supported by a Fiji-based team and technical experts from the Waitt Institute, a U.S.-based non-profit that provides technical expertise, capacity, and funding.*
BPF engages stakeholders through the National Ocean Policy Steering Committee, multi-sectoral partnerships with NGOs, academia and the private sector, as well as public consultations.
The programme is supported by Government agencies including:
Prime Minister’s Office
Ministry of Fisheries and Forests
Ministry of Finance
*BPF is supported by the Waitt Institute, a US-based non-profit that works towards sustainable ocean management and provides technical expertise, capacity, tools, and funding to help Fiji complete Sustainable Development Goals and commitments. The Waitt Institute also has partnerships in Samoa, Vanuatu, Tonga, and the Federated States of Micronesia in the Pacific as well as the Azores, Bermuda, and the Maldives.