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SEAFDEC holds its 2017 Department Chiefs’ Meeting

SEAFDEC organized the Department Chiefs’ Meeting on 2 December 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by SEAFDEC Department Chiefs and staff which discussed matters on the follow-up actions from the 49th Council Meeting, 40PCM, and 20FCG/ASSP, as well as the corresponding follow-up actions undertaken by the SEAFDEC Departments. During the meeting, Information-related Matters has informed that the repository …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Fortieth Meeting of the Program Committee and the Twentieth Meeting of Fisheries Consultative Group of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Strategic Partnership

SEAFDEC organized the 40th Meeting of Program Committee (40PCM) on 27-29 November 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand and aimed to review the projects implemented in 2017 and endorse the projects and activities that will be implemented in 2018. The Meeting was hosted by the Marine Fisheries Research Department (MFRD) in cooperation with the SEAFDEC Secretariat. The 40PCM reviewed 20 projects under …

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Golden Jubilee of SEAFDEC celebrated with much fanfare

  The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) commemorated its 50th Anniversary on 15 November 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand with the Government of Thailand as the most gracious host. The Golden Jubilee celebration depicted the feat and achievements of SEAFDEC during the past fifty years and its desires for the years beyond, in revolutionizing the sustainable fisheries development of Southeast …

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SEAFCEC staff joins TUMSAT research vessel’s cruise survey in the Antarctic Ocean

SEAFDEC and the Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT) have pursued close and active cooperative relationship for years based on the Arrangement for Academic and Educational Cooperation (concluded in 2004, renewed in 2010 and 2015). This include the conduct of the International Symposium when TUMSAT’s research vessel – the Umitaka-maru – visited SEAFDEC’s Training Department, and provision of …

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First Stakeholders Meeting on Electronic System of ASEAN Catch Documentation Scheme for Marine Capture Fisheries of Viet Nam

SEAFDEC organized the Stakeholders Meeting to introduce of the electronic system of the ASEAN Catch Documentation Scheme (eACDS) in Nha Trang City, Viet Nam on 28 October 2017 with support from the Japanese Trust Fund (JTF). Through the efforts of the Deputy Director of Department of Science, Technology and International Cooperation of Viet Nam Ms. Nguyen Thi Trang Nhung, representatives …

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Establishing a Sub-Regional MCS Network in the Gulf of Thailand

To strengthen the Gulf of Thailand (GoT) sub-regional cooperation, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the first Sub-regional Consultation on the Development of Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) in the Gulf of Thailand on 31 October – 2 November 2017 in Chonburi Province, Thailand. The Meeting aimed to enhance the sub-regional cooperation and identify priorities to establish MCS Network for improving trans-boundary …

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Second Joint Cambodia-Viet Nam Technical Meeting on Fisheries Management Convened

Under the signed Memorandum of Agreement in 2014 (MoA 2014), the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Second Technical Meeting of the Joint Working Team for Fisheries Management between Cambodia and Viet Nam on 17-18 October 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to define the priority actions and joint work plans for the continued implementation of activities in the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region. …

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