Fa’aui Ekapale-Telii

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Pacific Ocean Finance Fellow, Tuvalu

Fa’aui Ekapale-Telii has undergraduate degrees in both marine affairs and law from the University of the South Pacific, and is currently working as a consultant for the DUWANNE Pty Ltd on marine management and legal practices. She intends to study potentially effective fisheries management regimes for Tuvalu. She wants to look at existing fisheries management initiatives and identify any weaknesses and/or gaps, particularly focusing on the most vulnerable inshore fisheries. Her project will focus on developing a plan for the transparent and effective use of Community Vessel Day Scheme Funds.