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SEAFDEC welcomes Ms. Malinee Smithrithee as its new Secretary-General

SEAFDEC welcomes Ms. Malinee Smithrithee as the new Secretary-General and Chief of the Training Department (TD), succeeding Dr. Kom Silapajarn who had served as the Secretary-General and Chief of TD for four (4) years from 1 January 2016 until September 2019. With a considerably long stint in the fisheries arena, Ms. Malinee started her career as Fishery Biologist at the …

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SEAFDEC takes part in the Workshop on Smart and Sustainable Aquaculture

Ms. Saivason Klinsukhon, Senior Information officer and Ms. Sunutta Pudtal, Information officer  represented SEAFDEC during the Workshop on “Smart and Sustainable Aquaculture Using Space Technologies and IoT” in Bangkok, Thailand on 17 September 2019,. Organized by Chulalongkorn University, the Workshop was participated by 70 representatives from government agencies, academia, institutions, private sectors, and organizations. During the Workshop, Ms. Saivason presented …

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Joint effort on the Sustainability of Transboundary Species: Indo-Pacific Mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma)

Indo-Pacific mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma) is an economically important species of the Southeast Asian region, which migrates around the Gulf of Thailand (GOT). However, the trends are declining and catches are becoming unstable. Aiming at sustainable fishery resource, healthy habitats as well as ensured well-being of fishing communities, the Technical Consultative Meeting on Drafting of the Regional Action Plan for Management …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convenes the Eighth Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region

For over a decade, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project supported the Gulf of Thailand countries in gathering annually to build up sub-regional cooperation, exchange knowledge, and update the progress of national and sub-regional efforts in the promotion of marine fishery resources sustainability and reducing IUU fishing in the sub-region. The 8th Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region was convened on 4-5 …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project conducts the Meeting on the Development of MCS Network for the Southern Andaman Sea Sub-region

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the Meeting on the Development of Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) Network for the Southern Andaman Sea Sub-region on 20-21 August 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. A total of 33 (11 women and 22 men) delegates from various fisheries, enforcement, and maritime security agencies of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, FAO, SEAFDEC, and Regional Fisheries Policy Network attended …

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Side Event organized by SEAFDEC during CITES CoP 18 in Geneva Switzerland

On 18 August 2019, SEAFDEC organized the side event “SEAFDEC Experiences on Sharks” during the CoP18 of CITES in Geneva to disseminate the experiences of SEAFDEC and the lessons learnt on the conservation and management of sharks in the Southeast Asian region. Focusing on capacity building, the programs of activities spearheaded by SEAFDEC in collaboration with international and national organizations …

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SEAFDEC Experience on Sharks

Side-Event at CITES-COP18 on 18 August 2019, 12:15-14:00 H This Side-Event will share experience from the Southeast Asian Region. Organizers: SEAFDEC and ASEAN Member States Presenters: Worawit Wanchana, Policy and Program Coordinator, SEAFDEC Secretariat and Lawrance Kissol Jr., Senior Fisheries Officer, Head of Marine Resource Management Office, CITES and Conservation of Endangered Species Unit, Department of Fisheries Sabah, Malaysia

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