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SEAFDEC holds preparatory meeting for JAIF project for sustainable utilization and management of tropical anguillid eels

The increasing global demand for eels resulted in declination of several eel species. While the stock of Japanese eels had drastically declined over the past few decades, the European eels had been listed under Appendix II of CITES during its 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) in 2007. Recently, the continuing high demand for eels called for attention over tropical …

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2016 SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Annual Review Meeting convenes

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Annual Review Meeting for the year 2016 under SEAFDEC-Sweden Cooperation Program for 2013-2017 on “Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being in Southeast Asia” was held on 23 May 2017 at SEAFDEC Secretariat. The Meeting was attended by the representatives from the Embassy of Sweden in Thailand,SEAFDEC officials, and Regional Fisheries Policy Network members to …

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Promotion of co-management/CBFM in Nam Souang Reservoir, Lao PDR

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) with support from the Japanese Trust Fund (JTF) under the project “Facilitating Fisheries Information Gathering through Introduction of Community-based Fisheries Management” is promoting the effective implementation of co-management/CBFM at the project pilot site in Nam Souang Reservoir, Vientiane, Lao PDR during 2017-2019. To prepare for the activity, a series of discussions were conducted from 27 …

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In-house Training on Gender Awareness and Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries

The In-house Training on Gender Awareness and Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries was conducted at SEAFDEC Secretariat on 21 April 2017 participated by new SEAFDEC staff and Regional Fisheries Program Networking (RFPN) representatives from different countries, namely: Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Viet Nam and Thailand . The aim of the training was to support the participants to ensure that they have a …

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SEAFDEC RFPN 2017: Enhancing Coordination within ASEAN Countries through the Regional Fisheries Policy Network Program

Like in many years before, the Regional Fisheries Policy Network (RFPN) Program has been continued by SEAFDEC in 2017 by accepting the nominations of representatives from seven ASEAN Member States, namely: Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam, to serve as members of the RFPN. For 2017, five members of the RFPN have started to serve their …

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SEAFDEC Senior Staff attend the Gender Training hosted by the Embassy of Sweden

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, Thailand has contracted Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management to be a Regional Gender Equality Support to the Embassy´s development cooperation partners for the implementation of Sweden’s development cooperation in Asia. The Gender Support Function was launched on 19 January 2017 with active participation of SEAFDEC’s gender focal points and …

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