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SEAFDEC attends the Ocean Conference in UN, New York

Dr. Kom Silapajarn, the Secretary-General of SEAFDEC, together with Mr. Christopher Patterson, Project Director of the SEAFDEC/UNEP/GEF/Fisheries Refugia and Dr. Somboon Siriraksophon, Policy and Program Coordinator of SEAFDEC attended the high-level United Nations Conference on the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development which was convened at United …

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SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary-General attends the 44th Anniversary of AQD

SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary General Dr. Kaoru Ishii attended the 44th Anniversary of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) with the theme “Continuing diversity and innovations for globally competitive and sustainable aquaculture.”. This one-day anniversary event was organized on 7 July 2017 at the Multi-purpose Hall of AQD in Tigbauan Main Station, Iloilo, Philippines. The event was presided over by Ms. Remia …

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SEAFDEC holds preparatory meeting for JAIF project for sustainable utilization and management of tropical anguillid eels

The increasing global demand for eels resulted in declination of several eel species. While the stock of Japanese eels had drastically declined over the past few decades, the European eels had been listed under Appendix II of CITES during its 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) in 2007. Recently, the continuing high demand for eels called for attention over tropical …

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2016 SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Annual Review Meeting convenes

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Annual Review Meeting for the year 2016 under SEAFDEC-Sweden Cooperation Program for 2013-2017 on “Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being in Southeast Asia” was held on 23 May 2017 at SEAFDEC Secretariat. The Meeting was attended by the representatives from the Embassy of Sweden in Thailand,SEAFDEC officials, and Regional Fisheries Policy Network members to …

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Promotion of co-management/CBFM in Nam Souang Reservoir, Lao PDR

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) with support from the Japanese Trust Fund (JTF) under the project “Facilitating Fisheries Information Gathering through Introduction of Community-based Fisheries Management” is promoting the effective implementation of co-management/CBFM at the project pilot site in Nam Souang Reservoir, Vientiane, Lao PDR during 2017-2019. To prepare for the activity, a series of discussions were conducted from 27 …

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In-house Training on Gender Awareness and Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries

The In-house Training on Gender Awareness and Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries was conducted at SEAFDEC Secretariat on 21 April 2017 participated by new SEAFDEC staff and Regional Fisheries Program Networking (RFPN) representatives from different countries, namely: Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Viet Nam and Thailand . The aim of the training was to support the participants to ensure that they have a …

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