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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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Gulf of Thailand Sub-regional cooperation for Fisheries Management held its Seventh Meeting

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the 7th Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand (GOT) Sub-region on 1-2 November 2018 in Chonburi Province, Thailand with a total of 30 participants from the countries, namely: Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam; regional partners FAO, IUCN/Mangroves for the Future, WWF-Thailand, SEAFDEC/UN Environment/GEF/Fisheries Refugia Project, SEAFDEC/Japanese Trust Fund; and officials from SEAFDEC. The Meeting aimed …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, IUCN/MFF, and SEI joined forces to promote gender awareness in fisheries

The Regional Dialogue on Gender Dimension in Coastal and Fisheries Resources Management in South Asia and Southeast Asia: Opportunities and Challenges was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15-16 November 2018, jointly hosted by IUCN/Mangroves for the Future (MFF), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and SEAFDEC, with financial support from the Government of Sweden. The Dialogue gathered around 60 participants from 12 …

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Joint Efforts in Strengthening the Cooperation for the sustainability of neritic tunas in the Gulf of Thailand

Since the signing of the Joint Declaration of Intent for the “Gulf of Thailand Longtail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) Fishery Improvement Project” in May 2018, the Inception Meeting was recently held on 13 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was co-hosted by four partners, namely: the Department of Fisheries (DOF) of Thailand, Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA), World Wide Fund …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Bilateral Technical Meeting on Effective Fisheries Management between Lao PDR and Thailand

SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Bilateral Technical Meeting on Effective Fisheries Management between Lao PDR and Thailand in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand on 29-30 October 2018. The Meeting was attended by 27 representatives from Lao PDR and Thailand as well as SEAFDEC officers. Both countries had the opportunity to give updates on fisheries situation particularly the critical habitats and management in …

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SEAFDEC Participates in “The Third World Small-scale Fisheries Congress”

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized the exhibition to promote the implementation of TD activities on small-scale fisheries in ASEAN through strengthening of visibility and image, and distribute the SEAFDEC technical document and magazine in “The Third World Small-scale Fisheries Congress (WSFC)” which was organized in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 to 26 October 2018 with the theme of “Transdisciplinarity …

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SEAFDEC participates in GAF7 Conference

Two staff from SEAFDEC-Sweden project participated in the 7th Global Conference on Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries (GAF7) with the theme “Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons” from 18 to 21 October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. One of the studies under SEAFDEC-Sweden project entitled “Understanding Gender Dimensions in Small-scale Fisheries of Kep Province, Cambodia” was presented by Ms. …

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