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Fisheries Management Cooperation Around the Andaman Sea Sub-Region strengthened

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project brought together over 35 officials from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand, and representatives from FAO and SEAFDEC at the 4th Meeting of the Andaman Sea Sub-region, which was organized from 20 to 21 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The aim of the Meeting was to report the progress on the activities made by the countries and SEAFDEC …

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SEAFDEC participates in the Eleventh RPOA-IUU meeting

Two SEAFDEC staff participated in “The 11th Regional Plan of Action to Promote Responsible Fishing Practices including Combating IUU Fishing in the Region (RPOA-IUU) Coordination Committee Meeting” from 13 to 15 November 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The Meeting was attended by nine (9) RPOA-IUU participating countries (namely: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and …

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Gulf of Thailand Sub-regional cooperation for Fisheries Management held its Seventh Meeting

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the 7th Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand (GOT) Sub-region on 1-2 November 2018 in Chonburi Province, Thailand with a total of 30 participants from the countries, namely: Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam; regional partners FAO, IUCN/Mangroves for the Future, WWF-Thailand, SEAFDEC/UN Environment/GEF/Fisheries Refugia Project, SEAFDEC/Japanese Trust Fund; and officials from SEAFDEC. The Meeting aimed …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, IUCN-MMF, and SEI joined forces to promote gender awareness in fisheries

The Regional Dialogue on Gender Dimension in Coastal and Fisheries Resources Management in South Asia and Southeast Asia: Opportunities and Challenges was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15-16 November 2018, jointly hosted by IUCN/Mangroves for the Future (MFF), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and SEAFDEC, with financial support from the Government of Sweden. The Dialogue gathered around 60 participants from 12 …

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Forty-first Program Committee Meeting and Twenty-first FCG/ASSP Meeting convened

SEAFDEC organized the Forty-first Meeting of the Program Committee (41PCM) on 5-7 November 2018 back-to-back with the Twenty-first Meeting of Fisheries Consultative Group of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Strategic Partnership (21FCG/ASSP) on 8-9 November 2018 in Langkawi, Malaysia. The Meetings were hosted by SEAFDEC Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) in cooperation with the SEAFDEC Secretariat.

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Joint Efforts in Strengthening the Cooperation for the sustainability of neritic tunas in the Gulf of Thailand

Since the signing of the Joint Declaration of Intent for the “Gulf of Thailand Longtail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) Fishery Improvement Project” in May 2018, the Inception Meeting was recently held on 13 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was co-hosted by four partners, namely: the Department of Fisheries (DOF) of Thailand, Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA), World Wide Fund …

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SEAFDEC holds its 2018 Department Chiefs’ Meeting

SEAFDEC organized the Departments Chiefs’ Meeting in Langkawi, Malaysia on 10 November 2018. The Meeting was attended by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General, the Chiefs of SEAFDEC Departments and Senior Officials from SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments. The follow-up actions from the 50th Meeting of SEAFDEC Council, 41PCM, and 21FCG/ASSP as well as the Way Forward of 2011 Resolution and Plan …

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