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SEAFDEC collaborates with DOF Thailand to conduct a Training of Trainers on Hatchery of Blue Swimming Crab

Considering the economic importance of blue swimming crab (Portunus pelagicus) in the Thailand-Cambodia-Viet Nam transboundary areas, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project facilitated the conduct of Training of Trainers on Hatchery of Blue Swimming Crab at the Surat Thani Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Center in Surat Thani Province, Thailand from 10 to 28 August 2015. Co-organized by the Department of Fisheries of …

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U.S. Secretary of State announces the Oceans and Fisheries Partnership project

On 6 August 2015 at the 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Oceans and Fisheries Partnership project with an initial commitment of $4.3 million that will combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud in the Asia-Pacific region. “The catch documentation and traceability system …

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Regional Inception Workshop for JTF-6 Program on the Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries Resources Enhancement Measures in Critical Habitats/Fishing Grounds in Southeast Asia orchestrated by SEAFDEC

Mobilizing the outputs of the SEAFDEC Symposium on Strategy for Fisheries Resources Enhancement in the Southeast Asian Region, the Regional Inception Workshop for JTF-6 Program on the Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries Resources Enhancement Measures in Critical Habitats/Fishing Grounds in Southeast Asia was subsequently arranged by SEAFDEC on 31 July 2015 also in Pattaya, Thailand. Funded by the Japanese Trust Fund, …

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Symposium on Strategy for Fisheries Resources Enhancement in the Southeast Asian Region organized by SEAFDEC

The Symposium on Strategy for Fisheries Resources Enhancement in the Southeast Asian Region organized by SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) with the cooperation of the Aquaculture Department (AQD) and Secretariat in Pattaya, Thailand on 27-30 July 2015. Attended by more than 80 participants representing the SEAFDEC Member Countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam), …

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SEAFDEC holds the “2nd Meeting of the Scientific Working Group (SWG) on Neritic Tuna Stock Assessment in Southeast Asian Waters” in Hai Phong, Viet Nam

With funding support from the SEAFDEC-SWEDEN Project, SEAFDEC organized the “2nd Meeting of the Scientific Working Group (SWG) on Neritic Tuna Stock Assessment in Southeast Asian Waters” from 15 to 17 June 2015 at the Research Institute for Marine Fisheries (RIMF) in Hai Phong, Viet Nam. Co-organized by Directorate of Fisheries of Viet Nam (D-Fish), the Meeting was attended by …

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The U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN paid courtesy visit to TD

On 24 June 2015, H.E. Nina Hachigian, U.S. Ambassador to the ASEAN visited the SEAFDEC Training Department, and was met by the senior management officials of TD and the Secretariat. While noting that the roles and functions of SEAFDEC focus in providing technical support and policy recommendations for sustainable development of fisheries in the Southeast Asian region, H.E. Nina Hachigian …

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SEAFDEC Council Chair visits SEAFDEC Training Department

The Director-General of the DOF Thailand and Chairperson of the SEAFDEC Council for the Year 2015-2016, Dr. Joompol Sanguansin, paid a courtesy visit to SEAFDEC Training Department on 20 June 2015, to observe and discuss the progress of works undertaken by SEAFDEC in relation to the operation of TD and the Secretariat. The discussion between Dr. Joompol and SEAFDEC senior …

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