We have just received the printed copies of our 2017-2018 Annual Report. Some of you will already have seen this in its digital version on our website, but it’s always a pleasure to have the high-quality booklet to hand. If you haven’t already had this report delivered to you today by Ismael and Stacey, then do please call for us to send one out.

27th September was World Tourism Day, this year making its theme “Digital Transformation” – a UN-backed initiative to see a more democratic, inclusive and community-empowering approach to worldwide tourism.

Here in the Falkland Islands, the Tourism Board’s Jo Muncaster got behind the day and its theme with a programme of talks on our local approaches to the digital  - plus some less tech-based activity like harbour launch trips, and smoko.


From its foundation nearly twenty years ago, it was clear that a meat processing enterprise on the Islands would struggle as a financially viable entity. Compared to red meat businesses almost anywhere else, Falkland Islands Meat Company (FIMCo) would face a unique battery of challenges - distance from markets, cost and availability of labour, variable livestock supply, ambivalent product and brand identity and a weak relationship with trade and consumers.

Annual Report 2017/18 is now available

FIDC today announces the publication of their Annual Report 2017/18 highlighting the Development Corporation’s activities and achievements over the past financial year and the completion of several successful projects over the period.

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pdf FIDC Annual Report 2017/18 (3.01 MB)


The Falkland Islands Development Corporation announces the appointment of Mr Paul Phillips to the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Board.

For further information: http://www.fidc.co.fk/about-us/jobs

The Corporation is looking for a new Development Manager as Michael Poole is leaving to join Fortuna Ltd in the role of General Manager. Michael comments:

The report for the Business Climate Survey 2018 is now published and can be found using the following link:

Business Climate Survey 2018


About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.