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Workshop on Development of Statistics Database organized

The SEAFDEC Secretariat organized the “Workshop on Development of Statistics Database based on the Regional Framework for Fishery Statistics of Southeast Asia (2024 Edition)” from 13 to 14 June 2024 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Workshop was attended by the SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary-General and information officers from the SEAFDEC Secretariat, database …

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SEAFDEC participates in the Kick-off Meeting for USAID Sustainable Coral Triangle

The Policy Officer from the SEAFDEC Secretariat, Ms. Sawitree Chamsai, participated in the Kick-off Meeting for USAID Sustainable Coral Triangle on 29‒30 April 2024 in Manado, Indonesia. Organized by the Coral Triangle Initiative for Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI-CFF) Regional Secretariat, the Meeting was attended by representatives from …

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SEAFDEC, FAO co-organize Regional Workshop on the application of AquaGRIS

SEAFDEC and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) co-organized the Regional Workshop on “The application of AquaGRIS: the FAO global information system, to build national registries of aquatic genetic resources” from 6 to 7 June 2024 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Workshop was attended by the FAO …

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SEAFDEC, Singapore fortify cooperation for food security and safety

The Mission from SEAFDEC, led by the Secretary-General Dr. Suttinee Limthammahisorn, together with the Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana, and Information Program Coordinator, Ms. Nualanong Tongdee, paid a courtesy visit to the SEAFDEC Council Director for Singapore on 25 April 2024. SEAFDEC visited the Aquaculture and Marine Aquaculture …

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SEAFDEC/MFRD has new Chief

Mr. Tan Yit Wee was appointed by the Singapore Food Agency, Government of Singapore to serve as the new Chief of SEAFDEC/MFRD starting 1 April 2024, succeeding Mr. Ong Yihang. Mr Tan Yit Wee obtained his M.Sc. (Aquaculture) from the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland in 2003. He …

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The Fifty-sixth meeting of the SEAFDEC council convened

At the kind invitation of the Government of the Philippines through its Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources as the host, the Fifty-sixth Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council (56CM) was convened on 6–9 May 2024 in Tagaytay City, Philippines. In attendance at the Meeting were the Council …

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SEAFDEC, Malaysia bolster ties for sustainable fisheries

The SEAFDEC Secretary-General and Chief of Training Department (TD), Dr. Suttinee Limthammahisorn, led a courtesy visit to Malaysia from 28 February to 1 March 2024. The SEAFDEC delegation also included the SEAFDEC Secretariat Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana; Head of the SEAFDEC/TD Planning and Project Management Division, Mr. Isara Chanrachkij; and …

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SEAFDEC Inter-Departmental Information Workshop organized

SEAFDEC Secretariat organized the Inter-Departmental Information Workshop from 5 to 7 March 2024 at SEAFDEC Secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand. The Workshop was attended by the SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary-General and information-related officers from the SEAFDEC Secretariat, Training Department (TD), Aquaculture Department (AQD), Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD), and …

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