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Approaches to address gaps in international fisheries-related issues plotted during June RTC

SEAFDEC organized the Regional Technical Consultation (RTC) on International Fisheries-related Issues on 20-22 June 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand to come up with the regional approaches in addressing the major gaps in the international fisheries-related issues that tend to impede the sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture in the Southeast Asian region. The RTC was also meant to discuss the regional …

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The International technical workshop on Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia was held in Bangkok

SEAFDEC, with the financial support from Japan-ASEAN Integrated Fund (JAIF), convened the International Technical Workshop on Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia on 7-8 June 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Workshop was held to fulfill the Decision 17.186 on eels (Anguilla spp.) of the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of the Convention on International Trade in …

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Moving forward for the Sustainability of Transboundary Resources in the Gulf of Thailand

On 29 May 2018, Dr. Kom Silapajarn, Secretary-General of SEAFDEC and SEAFDEC officials attended the signing ceremony on the Joint Declaration of Intent for the “Gulf of Thailand Longtail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) Fishery Improvement Project”. The Declaration binds the commitment among four partners, namely: Department of Fisheries of Thailand, SEAFDEC, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Thailand), and Thai Tuna Industry …

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DNA Analysis of Indo-Pacific Mackerel from Cambodia and Viet Nam

Under the support from SEAFDEC/Sweden Project, a field trip was conducted to collect samples of tissues of Rastrelliger brachysoma (Indo-Pacific mackerel) for DNA analysis. The sample collections were conducted at the fish landing sites in coastal provinces of Cambodia (Koh Kong, Sihanouk, and Kampot Provinces) on 30 March to 2 April 2018 and in southern part of Viet Nam (Phu …

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Inter-Departmental Information Workshop 2018 convened

SEAFDEC Secretariat organized the Inter-Departmental Information Workshop on 24-26 April 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand with the aim to address the concerns raised during the 18th Information Staff Program Meeting (18th ISP) in October 2017. The Workshop was attended by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General and information-related officers of the SEAFDEC Secretariat, TD, AQD, MFRDMD, and IFRDMD.

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Cooperation among RFPN members at SEAFDEC

Fisheries officers from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand are stationed at SEAFDEC/Secretariat as members of the Regional Fisheries Policy Network (RFPN) for the year 2018. The RPFN members play an important role in facilitating closer collaboration and coordination between SEAFDEC, their respective countries, and SEAFDEC Member Countries. They are expected to contribute and support SEAFDEC and Member …

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The Fiftieth Meeting of the Council Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center

At the kind invitation of the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Fiftieth Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was convened in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 26 to 30 March 2018, hosted by the Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Cambodia. In attendance at the Meeting were the Council Directors and delegations …

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