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SEAFDEC Gender Strategy launched

In striving as a gender-responsive and gender-sensitive organization, SEAFDEC cordially announces the launching of the SEAFDEC Gender Strategy, which serves as an overarching framework to facilitate the Center’s efforts toward integrating gender in its programs, projects, and activities. The SEAFDEC Gender Strategy is also intended to support the integration of gender perspectives in fisheries and aquaculture of the SEAFDEC Member …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project shares experiences in the Mekong River Basin

Hosted by the Mekong River Commission (MRC), the 7th MRC Regional Stakeholder Forum on Mekong Transboundary Integrated Water Resources Management was convened on 20-21 May 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Yuttana Theparoonrat, Technical Expert of SEAFDEC, joined as one of the panelists of the Panel Session: Fisheries Management. Dr. Yuttana shared the experiences from activities in the Mekong River Basin …

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SEAFDEC participates in the Eleventh FIRMS and the Twenty-sixth CWP Meetings

Hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the 11th Meeting of Fisheries and Resources Monitoring Systems (FIRMS) was convened on 13-14 May 2019 in Rome, Italy. Two representatives from SEAFDEC , Ms. Saivason Klinsukhon from the Secretariat, and Mr. Isara Chanrachkij from the Training Department, as well as representatives from the 14 partners of FAO …

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Regional Meeting on Way Forward of the Resolution and Plan of Action for the ASEAN Region Towards 2020 convened by SEAFDEC

SEAFDEC organized the Regional Meeting on Way Forward of the Resolution and Plan of Action for the ASEAN Region Towards 2020 from 1 to 2 May 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by the SEAFDEC National Coordinators and National Focal Points for the Revision of the RPOA&POA for: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, …

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2018 SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Annual Review Meeting

SEAFDEC hosted the 2018 SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Annual Review Meeting at SEAFDEC Secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand on 26 April 2019. The Meeting was attended by representatives from the Embassy of Sweden, SEAFDEC officials, and Regional Fisheries Policy Network members. The Meeting provided a timely platform and opportunities for SEAFDEC and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project to share the current project achievements and challenges that …

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SEAFDEC participates in the Workshop on Empowering Fisheries Officers for Gender-Responsive and Sustainable Fisheries Management

The SEAFDEC Gender Focal Persons from SEAFDEC Secretariat and Training Department participated in the Workshop on Empowering Fisheries Officers for Gender-Responsive and Sustainable Fisheries Management held from 25 to 26 April 2019 in Iloilo City, Philippines. The Workshop was attended by the Regional Directors, Central Office Division Chiefs, National Center Chiefs, and Regional Planners from the Bureau of Fisheries and …

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Two Workshops on Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia organized in Manila

SEAFDEC organized the back-to-back Workshops on “Statistics of Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia” and “Aquaculture of Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia” in Manila, Philippines on 23 April and 24-25 April 2019, respectively. The workshops were part in the work plan of the project “Enhancing Sustainable Utilization and Management scheme of Tropical Anguillid Eel Resources in Southeast Asia and …

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SEAFDEC attends Embassy of Sweden’s Annual Regional Workshop 2019

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager, Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn attended the Embassy of Sweden’s Annual Regional Workshop with the theme “Empowering People for a Sustainable Future,” which was convened on 25-26 March 2019 at the UN Conference Centre , Bangkok, Thailand. The Workshop highlighted the importance of participation and empowerment in achieving more sustainable and inclusive societies. The Workshop provided opportunity to …

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Enhancing the Regional Fisheries Policy Network

The SEAFDEC Regional Fisheries Policy Network (RFPN) is a human resource capacity development program provided to the fisheries officers of the ASEAN Member States. The RFPN members for 2019 are Mr. Ngin Kamsan (Cambodia), Mr. Agus Sapari (Indonesia), Mr. Khambor Souliphone (Lao PDR), Ms. Kay Khine Tint (Myanmar), Ms. Jennifer G. Viron (Philippines), Ms. Sumolmal Suwannapoom (Thailand), Ms. Thanh Phuong …

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The Fifty-first Meeting of the Council Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC)

At the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, the Fifty-first Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was convened in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, from 18 to 22 March 2019, hosted by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia. In attendance at the Meeting were the Council Directors and delegations from the SEAFDEC Member Countries, …

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