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First Bilateral Technical Meeting between Thailand and Viet Nam

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the First Bilateral Technical Meeting on “Effective Fisheries Management between Thailand and Viet Nam” on 12-13 June 2018 in Da Nang, Viet Nam. The Meeting brought together the representatives from the Department of Fisheries of Thailand and Viet Nam as well as officials of SEAFDEC. During the Meeting, representatives from each country shared their experiences on …

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Moving forward for the Sustainability of Transboundary Resources in the Gulf of Thailand

On 29 May 2018, Dr. Kom Silapajarn, Secretary-General of SEAFDEC and SEAFDEC officials attended the signing ceremony on the Joint Declaration of Intent for the “Gulf of Thailand Longtail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) Fishery Improvement Project”. The Declaration binds the commitment among four partners, namely: Department of Fisheries of Thailand, SEAFDEC, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Thailand), and Thai Tuna Industry …

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Moving forward for the Sustainability of Transboundary Resources in the Gulf of Thailand

On 29 May 2018, Secretary-General of SEAFDEC Dr. Kom Silapajarn, and SEAFDEC officials attended the signing ceremony on the Joint Declaration of Intent for the “Gulf of Thailand Longtail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) Fishery Improvement Project”. The Declaration binds the commitment among four partners, namely: Department of Fisheries of Thailand, SEAFDEC, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Thailand), and Thai Tuna Industry …

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DNA Analysis of Indo-Pacific Mackerel from Cambodia and Viet Nam

Under the support from SEAFDEC/Sweden Project, a field trip was conducted to collect samples of tissues of Rastrelliger brachysoma (Indo-Pacific mackerel) for DNA analysis. The sample collections were conducted at the fish landing sites in coastal provinces of Cambodia (Koh Kong, Sihanouk, and Kampot Provinces) on 30 March to 2 April 2018 and in southern part of Viet Nam (Phu …

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Advanced Capacity Building on Gender Analysis in Fisheries Sector

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project through Sida-facility support and in partnership with Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) convened the Training Workshop on Gender Analysis in Fisheries Sector for SEAFDEC Gender Working Team (GWT) at SEAFDEC Secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand on 5-8 March 2018. The objective of the workshop was to strengthen the understanding of gender analysis …

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SEAFDEC-Sweden Team pays a courtesy visit to the Director-General of Department of Fisheries in Myanmar

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project team paid a courtesy visit to the Director-General of the Department of Fisheries Mr. Khin Maung Maw and his staff on 30 January 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. During the visit, the team presented the progress and work plan for 2018 of the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project as an initiative to strengthen bilateral cooperation and management of transboundary …

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Establishing a Sub-Regional MCS Network in the Gulf of Thailand

To strengthen the Gulf of Thailand (GoT) sub-regional cooperation, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the first Sub-regional Consultation on the Development of Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) in the Gulf of Thailand on 31 October – 2 November 2017 in Chonburi Province, Thailand. The Meeting aimed to enhance the sub-regional cooperation and identify priorities to establish MCS Network for improving trans-boundary …

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Second Joint Cambodia-Viet Nam Technical Meeting on Fisheries Management Convened

Under the signed Memorandum of Agreement in 2014 (MoA 2014), the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Second Technical Meeting of the Joint Working Team for Fisheries Management between Cambodia and Viet Nam on 17-18 October 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to define the priority actions and joint work plans for the continued implementation of activities in the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region. …

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Experts Workshop for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries on Human Rights-Based Approach and Gender Equitability Issue organized

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the “Experts Workshop on Regional Approach for the Implementation of FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries: Human Rights-Based Approach and Gender Equitability” on 26-28 September 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop aimed to discuss and clarify the basic elements, such as human rights-based and gender equality approaches, in the Small-Scale Fisheries Voluntary Guidelines (SSFVG) in support …

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