50 Years of Promoting Sustainable Development of Southeast Asian Fisheries


SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Convenes the Annual Review Meeting

The Annual Review Meeting of the SEAFDEC-Sweden Collaborative Project was convened at the SEAFDEC Secretariat Office in Bangkok, Thailand on 28 April 2015, where the progress of implementation of the Project’s activities during its second year of implementation was presented to the Embassy of Sweden based in Bangkok. The Review Meeting was attended by Mr. Göran Haag of the Embassy …

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SEAFDEC Holds the Forty-seventh Meeting of the Council in Thailand

At the kind invitation of the Government of Thailand, the Forty-seventh Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was held from 31 March to 3 April 2015 and hosted by the Department of Fisheries of Thailand. Situated in the northernmost province of Thailand, Chiang Rai has historical structures that depict a very unique culture. In attendance at the Meeting were the Council …

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SEAFDEC Formalizes MOU with CTI-CFF

On 3 April 2015, in conjunction with the 47th Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council held in Chiang Rai, Thailand, SEAFDEC and the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) reached the stage where the collaborative arrangement between the two organizations was realized through the signing of the MOU by the Secretary-General of SEAFDEC Dr. Chumnarn Pongsri, …

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Regional Technical Consultation (RTC) on Development of Regional Plan of Action (RPOA) for Management of Fishing Capacity in Southeast Asian Countries convened

Management of fishing capacity, which is a key element in fisheries management, focuses not only on the management of “fish” but also in regulating the fishing effort by developing some schemes to give direction on where and how to fish, total number of vessels allowed to fish, and type of gear to be used (or not to be used) in …

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SEAFDEC Convenes the 37th PCM and 17th FCG/ASSP Meeting

Hosted by the SEAFDEC/TD, the 37th Meeting of the Program Committee of SEAFDEC was organized on 1-3 December 2014 in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand to review the progress and achievements of implementation of SEAFDEC projects in 2014 and those proposed for 2015. It was noted that the results from the review of the progress and achievements of the projects in 2014 …

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SEAFDEC holds the First Meeting of the Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tuna Stock Assessment in Southeast Asian Waters in Malaysia

SEAFDEC organized the 1st Meeting of the Scientific Working Group (SWG) on Neritic Tuna Stock Assessment in Southeast Asian Waters on 18-20 November 2014 in Shah Alam City, Selangor, Malaysia. The Meeting was attended by the representatives from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam together with their respective delegations, as well as the Chief of SEAFDEC/MFRDMD on behalf …

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Renowned Experts Assembled to Share their Experiences, Successes and Failures from their Works in the Management of Fisheries, Aquatic Resources and Wetlands of the Lower Mekong River Basin

On 12-14 November 2014, the Experts Meeting on Mekong Cooperation on Fisheries, Aquatic Resources and Wetlands: 20 years lesson learnt was organized in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a collaborative effort of SEAFDEC, Mekong River Commission and the Fisheries Administration of Cambodia, with financial support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project. Since the establishment of Mekong River Commission (MRC) in 1995, Lao PDR, …

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