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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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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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