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The Ambassador of Sweden pays visit to TD

H.E.Staffan Herrstrom, the Ambassador of Sweden to the Kingdom of Thailand and his party paid an official visit to the SEAFDEC Training Department in Samut Prakarn, Thailand on 24 November 2016. At the welcoming reception, SEAFDEC Secretary-General and Chief of TD, Dr. Kom Silapajarn led the SEAFDEC staff in greeting the Ambassador. The role played by SEAFDEC and TD on …

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The Seventeenth Meeting of the Information Staff Program of SEAFDEC Convened

SEAFDEC organized the Seventeenth Meeting of the Information Staff Program (17 ISP) in Tangerang, Indonesia from 26 to 28 October 2016. Hosted by SEAFDEC/IFRDMD, the Meeting was attended by information officers and staff from the SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments, to review the information strategy of SEAFDEC which is generally aimed at raising the visibility of SEAFDEC and strengthening communications among …

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The Third Meeting of the Andaman Sea Sub-region Convened

SEAFDEC organized the 3rd Meeting of the Andaman Sea Sub-region for purpose of improving management of fishing capacity, including the initiation of sub-regional MCS Networks together with development of port monitoring capacity and coordinated efforts to combat illegal (IUU) fishing in the Andaman Sea Sub-region. Held from 18 to 20 October 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, the Meeting was attended by …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Experts Group Meeting on Stock Status and Geographical Distribution of Anchovy, Indo-Pacific Mackerel and Blue Swimming Crab (AIB) Species in the Gulf of Thailand

The SEAFDEC Secretariat through the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Experts Group Meeting on Stock Status and Geographical Distribution of Anchovy, Indo-Pacific Mackerel and Blue Swimming Crab (AIB) Species in the Gulf of Thailand for better understanding of these trans-boundary AIB species and development of workplans for the sustainable management of such species. Held from 22 to 23 September 2016 in …

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SEAFDEC visits Small-Scale Fishers Communities in Trat Province

Representatives from SEAFDEC Secretariat and Training Department (TD) visited Small-Scale Fishers Communities in Trat Province, Thailand, from 25 to 28 August 2016 facilitated by the Director of Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) Ms. Ravadee Prasertcharoensuk. With funding support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, the mission observed the small-scale fisheries in the Province and introduced the ASEAN Catch Documentation Scheme (ACDs) to small-scale …

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Thailand hosts ASEAN-SEAFDEC cooperative forum and joins hands with other countries in developing Joint Declaration to combat IUU fishing and enhance sustainable fisheries development in the region

Thailand hosts a regional cooperative forum for sustainable fisheries towards the ASEAN Economic Community, and joins hands with other Southeast Asian countries to come up with Joint Declaration to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing that would foster multi-lateral cooperation for enhancing the competitiveness of ASEAN fish and fishery products in compliance with international standards and regulations to ensure …

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