50 Years of Promoting Sustainable Development of Southeast Asian Fisheries


Revealing Scientific Knowledge on Indo-Pacific Mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma) towards the Sustainability of Fishery Resources in the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized a two-day Technical Meeting on Management of Transboundary Species: Indo-Pacific Mackerel in the Gulf of Thailand, from 19 to 20 December 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting brought together around 30 participants including country representatives from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam, scientists, management personnel, experts from university, and SEAFDEC officers.

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Knowledge Exchanges on “Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being” through National Forum in Cambodia

The National Forum on “Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being” was hosted by the Fisheries Administration of Cambodia and the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, in partnership with the CORIN-Asia Cambodia and the Learning Institute in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 3-4 December 2018. The Forum was attended by 50 participants from various government offices (fisheries, environment, and tourism) from central …

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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/MFF, 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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