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End of the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Meeting convened

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the End of the Project Meeting: Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being in Southeast Asia (2013-2019) on 30-31 October 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The aims of the Meeting were to sum up the Project results and outputs and highlight the major achievementsas well as share the experiences, best practices, and lessons learned from …

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Twentieth Meeting of SEAFDEC Information Staff Program convened in Puerto Princesa City

The SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) hosted the Twentieth Meeting of SEADEC Information Staff Program (20 ISP) from 15 to 17 October 2019 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. The Meeting reviewed the implementation in the year 2019 of the information strategies aimed at enhancing the visibility of SEAFDEC. The Chief of AQD, Mr. Dan Baliao welcomed the participants and expressed …

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ASEAN-SEAFDEC Regional Meeting on the Resolution and Plan of Action for ASEAN Region Towards 2030

SEAFDEC organized the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Regional Meeting on the Resolution and Plan of Action for ASEAN Region Towards 2030 on 10-11 September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by the National Coordinators, representatives from the ASEAN Members States (AMSs), and SEAFDEC officials. Moreover, experts from the Department of Fisheries of Thailand, FAO/RAP, Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Mekong River Commission, …

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Workshop on IFRDMD 5-year Achievement

SEAFDEC/IFRDMD organized the “Workshop on 5-Year of IFRDMD’s Achievement” in Jakarta, Indonesia on 8-9 October 2019. The Workshop was officiated by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Mrs. Malinee Smithrithee, and the Director of Research Center of Fisheries of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia. Mr. Waluyo Sejati Abutohir. Moreover, the representatives from the ASEAN Member States, officials and researchers …

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SEAFDEC welcomes Ms. Malinee Smithrithee as its new Secretary-General

SEAFDEC welcomes Ms. Malinee Smithrithee as the new Secretary-General and Chief of the Training Department (TD), succeeding Dr. Kom Silapajarn who had served as the Secretary-General and Chief of TD for four (4) years from 1 January 2016 until September 2019. With a considerably long stint in the fisheries arena, Ms. Malinee started her career as Fishery Biologist at the …

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SEAFDEC takes part in the Workshop on Smart and Sustainable Aquaculture

Ms. Saivason Klinsukhon, Senior Information officer and Ms. Sunutta Pudtal, Information officer  represented SEAFDEC during the Workshop on “Smart and Sustainable Aquaculture Using Space Technologies and IoT” in Bangkok, Thailand on 17 September 2019,. Organized by Chulalongkorn University, the Workshop was participated by 70 representatives from government agencies, academia, institutions, private sectors, and organizations. During the Workshop, Ms. Saivason presented …

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Joint effort on the Sustainability of Transboundary Species: Indo-Pacific Mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma)

Indo-Pacific mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma) is an economically important species of the Southeast Asian region, which migrates around the Gulf of Thailand (GOT). However, the trends are declining and catches are becoming unstable. Aiming at sustainable fishery resource, healthy habitats as well as ensured well-being of fishing communities, the Technical Consultative Meeting on Drafting of the Regional Action Plan for Management …

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