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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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The Fifty-first Meeting of the Council Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC)

At the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, the Fifty-first Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was convened in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, from 18 to 22 March 2019, hosted by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia. In attendance at the Meeting were the Council Directors and delegations from the SEAFDEC Member Countries, …

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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 holds Special Seminar on “Gender in Fisheries” in commemorating the International Women’s Day

In advance celebration of the International Women’s Day (celebrated on 8 March every year), SEAFDEC organized the Special Seminar on “Gender in Fisheries” on 7 March 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand featuring three speakers from the international, regional, and national fisheries organizations. The first speaker was Dr. Clara Mi Young Park, the Regional Gender, Rural and Social Development Officer of the …

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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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