Hah! It's been such an eventful week with interviews, celebrations, games and also valuable information, I’m starting to be more interested in what Pacifical has yet to show me, but unfortunately also bring some sad news to all of you Pacifical Insider readers. I kicked off the week attending a meeting in Amsterdam with Mr. … Continue reading Week 6 – Time to pack up, thanks for filling my suitcase!
Ekamawir Omo! I’m back in the office after a long weekend. We celebrated King’s Day in the Netherlands last Friday, but let me first explain what I did during the week. As I was telling you in my last blog post, Pacifical exhibited at the Brussels Seafood Expo again this year, and I got to … Continue reading WEEK 5 – Work can be Great Fun!
Wow! One month down and I’m just getting started. My 4th week at Pacifical started off with some ongoing assignments – I have been working with family and friends on translating a page of the Pacifical main website into my language, to allow fellow Nauruans to read more about what Pacifical and PNA do on … Continue reading WEEK 4 – Connecting Nauru & Pacifical
Spring is finally here! It has been a lovely week as the sun shone bright in the Netherlands, it was about time! I was not the only one who decided to wonder around the city to enjoy the weather, thanks to the sunlight the streets were crowded, outdoor restaurants were full - Dutch people really … Continue reading WEEK 3 – Spring comes with knowledge!
Hey, I’m back with some interesting updates! This past week I managed to do my first ever presentation about Nauru which went rather fine. Focusing more about tuna in the WCPO (particularly in PNA waters) I found that our main catches were free school skipjack and yellowfin tuna caught by using purse seining method. Free-school … Continue reading WEEK 2 – ADVENTURE IN THE NETHERLANDS
Ekamawir Omo! My name is Christsent Rokobuli and I am from the Republic of Nauru, the smallest nation of the PNA, which is located 42 km south of the Equator in the South Pacific Ocean. I recently started my internship at PACIFICAL, intrigued by the work and knowledge it has to offer. Back at home, … Continue reading Week 1 – 14,000 Km Away From Home
Oh what a journey it has been! My time here in the Netherlands is up and I’m ready to go home. This internship has been a wonderful experience. I’ve learned quite a lot not just about the tuna industry, but I’ve also gained some life lessons as well. Before going into that, I mentioned I … Continue reading Week 11 | Final Blog, Goodbye Netherlands!