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SEAFDEC Convenes the Thirty-eighth PCM and the Eighteenth FCG/ASSP Meeting

SEAFDEC convened the 38th Meeting of the Program Committee of SEAFDEC on 23-25 November 2015 to assess the progress and achievement of implementation of SEAFDEC programs in 2015 and the programs of activity for 2016. The Committee reviewed the projects that were categorized under SEAFDEC Program Thrusts including one special project, as well as the two new projects proposed for …

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SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) and SEAFDEC Marine Fishery Research Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) Organized the Internal Meeting on Data Analysis Based on Questionnaire Survey in Sub-region of Thailand and Malaysia

SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) in collaboration with the SEAFDEC Marine Fishery Research Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) organized the internal meeting on data analysis based on questionnaire survey in sub-region Thailand and Malaysia from 4 to 5 November 2015 in MFRDMD office, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. This internal meeting came up with identifications items and issues to be analyzed from raw …

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SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) Organized the Training Course on Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) in Lao PDR

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized the Training Course on Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) in Lao PDR from 2 to 7 November 2015 for 25 fisheries officers who engaged in fisheries management through involved in the development of fisheries management plan, supported by SEAFDEC Sweden project. The training course provided the skill that help trainees to develop …

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SEAFDEC holds the Sixteenth Meeting of its Information Staff Program

The Sixteenth Meeting of the Information Staff Program (ISP) of SEAFDEC was organized in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 26 to 28 October 2015, and hosted by SEAFDEC/MFRDMD. Attended by SEAFDEC Departments’ information officers and staff as well as senior officers from the Departments, the Meeting reviewed the implementation of the SEAFDEC Information Strategy which is generally aimed at enhancing the visibility of SEAFDEC and strengthening …

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USAID and SEAFDEC jointly host an Inception Workshop for the “Oceans and Fisheries Partnership”

On 15-16 September 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and SEAFDEC jointly convened the “Oceans and Fisheries Partnership Inception Workshop” in Bangkok, Thailand. Officiated by the U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Nina Hachigian, Mission Director of USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia represented by Mr. Alfred Nakatsuma, Deputy Director-General of the DOF Thailand Dr. Waraporn Prompoj, and …

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Experts Group Meeting on Development of Regional Plan of Action for Managing Fishing Capacity (RPOA-Capacity) Convened

The Experts Group Meeting on the Regional Plan of Action for Managing Fishing Capacity (RPOA-Capacity) was organized by SEAFDEC in Songkhla Province, Thailand on 19-21 August 2015 with co-financial support from the Japanese Trust Fund and the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project. The Meeting was attended by regional/national fisheries management experts from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, …

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Secretary-General at the World Water Week

From 23 to 28 August 2015, the SEAFDEC Secretary-General Dr. Chumnarn Pongsri together with Dr. Magnus Torell attended the “World Water Week” organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) in Sweden under the theme on “Water for Development”.

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