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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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Raising Awareness of Local Communities on Habitats and Fishery Resources Enhancement

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project through SEAFDEC/TD in collaboration with Rak Talay Nomklao Conservation Group and local communities of Laem Klad Sub-district and adjacent areas of Trat Bay, Trat Province, Thailand, organized a one-day event on 7 October 2018 to promote Habitat and Fisheries Resources Enhancement. More than 100 persons representing their respective groups participated in the event, which included activities on …

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Strengthening Bilateral Relation between Cambodia and Thailand for Sustainable Fisheries Resources

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the 2nd Sub-regional Meeting on Effective Fisheries Management between Cambodia and Thailand, which was held on 29-30 August 2018 in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia. The Meeting was attended by the representatives from relevant agencies in both countries including fisheries, environmental and coastal resources and habitats, as well as representatives from SEAFDEC/UNEP/GEF/Fisheries Refugia Project, IUCN/MFF, and SEAFDEC …

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SEAFDEC convenes the discussion on sub-regional cooperation for Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) in Fisheries in Northern Andaman Sea

To address the critical challenges for Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) in fisheries in Northern Andaman Sea, on 24-25 July 2018, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project facilitated the discussion between Thailand and Myanmar on MCS sub-regional cooperation of Northern Andaman Sea in Bangkok, Thailand, aiming at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of fisheries-related MCS activities through enhanced cooperation, coordination, information collection and …

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SEAFDEC conduct a Practical Workshop Practical Workshop on Stock Assessments of Indo-Pacific King Mackerel and Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel at SEAFDEC/TD

SEAFDEC Secretariat in collaboration with SEAFDEC/MFRDMD and SEAFDEC TD conducted the Practical Workshop on Stock Assessments of Indo-Pacific King Mackerel and Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel in the Southeast Asian Waters from 16 to 20 July 2018 with funding support from the Government of Sweden. The Practical Workshop was attended by 5 representatives from Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam as …

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SEAFDEC conducts the Meetings on transboundary species in Southern and Northern Andaman Sea

On 10-11 July 2018, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the 2nd Technical Experts Meeting on Information Compilation on Transboundary Species as Scientific Basis for National Measures for Southern Andaman Sea, with the participation of countries delegates from Thailand and Indonesia, and on 12-13 July 2018, the Project conducted the 2nd Technical Experts Meeting on Information Compilation on Transboundary Species as Scientific …

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Approaches to address gaps in international fisheries-related issues plotted during June RTC

SEAFDEC organized the Regional Technical Consultation (RTC) on International Fisheries-related Issues on 20-22 June 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand to come up with the regional approaches in addressing the major gaps in the international fisheries-related issues that tend to impede the sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture in the Southeast Asian region. The RTC was also meant to discuss the regional …

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