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SEAFDEC shares information on COVID-19 impacts to fisheries and aquaculture in Southeast Asia at ASSOCHAM Webinar

SEAFDEC Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana, served as one of the speakers during the “National Webinar on Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry in COVID Times: Challenges and a Roadmap Ahead” which was hosted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on 16 July 2020 in India. During the Webinar, Dr. Worawit shared the highlights  of …

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Information-sharing of the Impacts of COVID-19 on Fisheries and Aquaculture in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) facilitated the sharing of information on the impacts of COVID-19 on fisheries and aquaculture in Southeast Asia through the Webinar organized on 2-3 July 2020 with support from the Japanese Trust Fund (JTF). The Webinar had availed of the expertise of resource speakers from the FAO Headquarters, INFOFISH, CGIAR Research Program – WorldFish …

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SEAFDEC joins the 12AFCF and 28ASWGFi via virtual meetings

SEAFDEC, led by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General Ms. Malinee Smithrithee, joined the 12th Meeting of ASEAN Fisheries Consultative Forum (12AFCF) and the 28th Meeting of ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Fisheries (28ASWGFi).Chaired by Brunei Darussalam,  the Meetings were organized via video conference  on 23 and 24 June 2020, respectively. The aim of the 12AFCF  was to update the progress of the implementation of activities undertaken …

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SEAFDEC joins the 12th International Forum on IUU Fishing

SEAFDEC Secretariat Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana, joined as one of the Session 4 panelists of the 12th International Forum on IUU Fishing convened on 18-22 May 2020 as a webinar hosted by Chatham House. The Forum was composed of six Sessions, namely: 1) International cooperation to end IUU fishing; 2) Gender and IUU Fishing; 3) Subsidies and …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Teleconference Session of the 52nd Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council

The Fifty-second Meeting of the Council of SEAFDEC, hosted by the Government of Japan and originally scheduled to be convened in Fukuoka, Japan in April 2020, had been postponed due to the current crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, the urgency of some agenda items for this Meeting necessitated the SEAFDEC Council’s immediate consideration and approval to enable …

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