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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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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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Newly launched toolkit supports the integration of gender into sustainable coastal resource management in Asia

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), recently launched a Gender Analysis Toolkit (GAT) on March 8, 2019, to improve gender integration and mainstreaming in coastal resource management programmes in South and Southeast Asia.

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SEAFDEC attends two global MCS events

SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Dr. Kom Silapajarn, together with SEAFDEC staff and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Team, attended the Seafood and Fisheries Emerging Technologies (SAFET) Conference was organized by WWF and its partners held in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-16 February 2019. The aim of the Conference was to foster the latest global technologies and its application in seafood supply chain traceability system and monitoring, …

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SEAFDEC participates in the WPEA-SM Project Consultative Forum

Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn, SEAFDEC Senior Policy Officer and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager joined the West Pacific East Asia-Sustainable Management of Highly Migratory Fish stocks in the West Pacific and East Asian Seas (WPEA-SM Project) Consultative Forum, which was hosted by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)in Aklan, Philippines on …

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The Fifth Meeting of Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessments in the Southeast Asian waters

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the 5th Meeting of Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessments in the Southeast Asian Waters” from 9 to 11 January 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the financial support from the Government of Sweden. The Meeting was attended by the country representatives from ASEAN Member States (AMSs) namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, …

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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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