50 Years of Promoting Sustainable Development of Southeast Asian Fisheries


Forty-first Program Committee Meeting and Twenty-first FCG/ASSP Meeting convened

SEAFDEC organized the Forty-first Meeting of the Program Committee (41PCM) on 5-7 November 2018 back-to-back with the Twenty-first Meeting of Fisheries Consultative Group of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Strategic Partnership (21FCG/ASSP) on 8-9 November 2018 in Langkawi, Malaysia. The Meetings were hosted by SEAFDEC Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) in cooperation with the SEAFDEC Secretariat.

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Joint Efforts in Strengthening the Cooperation for the sustainability of neritic tunas in the Gulf of Thailand

Since the signing of the Joint Declaration of Intent for the “Gulf of Thailand Longtail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) Fishery Improvement Project” in May 2018, the Inception Meeting was recently held on 13 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was co-hosted by four partners, namely: the Department of Fisheries (DOF) of Thailand, Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA), World Wide Fund …

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SEAFDEC holds its 2018 Department Chiefs’ Meeting

SEAFDEC organized the Departments Chiefs’ Meeting in Langkawi, Malaysia on 10 November 2018. The Meeting was attended by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General, the Chiefs of SEAFDEC Departments and Senior Officials from SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments. The follow-up actions from the 50th Meeting of SEAFDEC Council, 41PCM, and 21FCG/ASSP as well as the Way Forward of 2011 Resolution and Plan …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Bilateral Technical Meeting on Effective Fisheries Management between Lao PDR and Thailand

SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Bilateral Technical Meeting on Effective Fisheries Management between Lao PDR and Thailand in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand on 29-30 October 2018. The Meeting was attended by 27 representatives from Lao PDR and Thailand as well as SEAFDEC officers. Both countries had the opportunity to give updates on fisheries situation particularly the critical habitats and management in …

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SEAFDEC Participates in “The Third World Small-scale Fisheries Congress”

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized the exhibition to promote the implementation of TD activities on small-scale fisheries in ASEAN through strengthening of visibility and image, and distribute the SEAFDEC technical document and magazine in “The Third World Small-scale Fisheries Congress (WSFC)” which was organized in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 to 26 October 2018 with the theme of “Transdisciplinarity …

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SEAFDEC participates in GAF7 Conference

Two staff from SEAFDEC-Sweden project participated in the 7th Global Conference on Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries (GAF7) with the theme “Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons” from 18 to 21 October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. One of the studies under SEAFDEC-Sweden project entitled “Understanding Gender Dimensions in Small-scale Fisheries of Kep Province, Cambodia” was presented by Ms. …

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Nineteenth Meeting of SEAFDEC Information Staff Program convened

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) hosted the Nineteenth Meeting of the SEAFDEC Information Staff Program (19 ISP) which was convened from 9 to 11 October 2018 in Pattaya, Chonburi Province, Thailand. The 19 ISP reviewed and assessed the implementation of the information strategies for enhancing SEAFDEC visibility during the year 2018.

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