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End of the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Meeting convened

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the End of the Project Meeting: Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being in Southeast Asia (2013-2019) on 30-31 October 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The aims of the Meeting were to sum up the Project results and outputs and highlight the major achievementsas well as share the experiences, best practices, and lessons learned from …

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Joint effort on the Sustainability of Transboundary Species: Indo-Pacific Mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma)

Indo-Pacific mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma) is an economically important species of the Southeast Asian region, which migrates around the Gulf of Thailand (GOT). However, the trends are declining and catches are becoming unstable. Aiming at sustainable fishery resource, healthy habitats as well as ensured well-being of fishing communities, the Technical Consultative Meeting on Drafting of the Regional Action Plan for Management …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convenes the Eighth Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region

For over a decade, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project supported the Gulf of Thailand countries in gathering annually to build up sub-regional cooperation, exchange knowledge, and update the progress of national and sub-regional efforts in the promotion of marine fishery resources sustainability and reducing IUU fishing in the sub-region. The 8th Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region was convened on 4-5 …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project conducts the Meeting on the Development of MCS Network for the Southern Andaman Sea Sub-region

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the Meeting on the Development of Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) Network for the Southern Andaman Sea Sub-region on 20-21 August 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. A total of 33 (11 women and 22 men) delegates from various fisheries, enforcement, and maritime security agencies of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, FAO, SEAFDEC, and Regional Fisheries Policy Network attended …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convenes GOT Sub-regional MCS Network Meeting

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the Gulf of Thailand Sub-regional Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Network Meeting on 20-21 June 2019 in Chonburi, Thailand. The two-day Meeting brought together more than 30 participants comprised of officials from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam; representatives from relevant agencies (fisheries, marine, marine police, maritime enforcement, surveillance, and navy), as well as representatives from …

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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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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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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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