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Thailand hosts ASEAN-SEAFDEC cooperative forum and joins hands with other countries in developing Joint Declaration to combat IUU fishing and enhance sustainable fisheries development in the region

Thailand hosts a regional cooperative forum for sustainable fisheries towards the ASEAN Economic Community, and joins hands with other Southeast Asian countries to come up with Joint Declaration to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing that would foster multi-lateral cooperation for enhancing the competitiveness of ASEAN fish and fishery products in compliance with international standards and regulations to ensure …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Third Meeting of the Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessment in the Southeast Asian Waters

SEAFDEC Secretariat in collaboration with MFRDMD organized the Third Meeting of the Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessment in the Southeast Asian Waters on 27-29 June 2016, in Chonburi Province, Thailand with funding support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project. The Meeting was attended by representatives from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam together with …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Regional Workshop on Piloting E-EAFM LEAD Materials

SEAFDEC convened the “Regional Workshop on Piloting E-EAFM LEAD Materials” on 27-29 June 2016 in Rayong Province, Thailand, with funding support from the FAO/GEF/SEAFDEC/REBYC-II CTI Project. The Workshop was attended by fifteen (15) policy level participants from REBYC participating countries, representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), REBYC-II CTI, IMA International, SEAFDEC Secretariat and Training Department. The Workshop was …

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SEAFDEC pays courtesy call to the SEAFDEC Council Director for Lao PDR and the Mekong River Commission

The Secretary-General of SEAFDEC, Dr. Kom Silapajarn together with Senior Advisor to SEAFDEC, Dr. Magnus Torell; Assistant Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana; SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager, Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn paid a courtesy call on the Director-General of the Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF) in Vientiane while concurrently serving as the SEAFDEC Council Director for Lao PDR, Mr. Somphanh …

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SEAFDEC convenes a Consultation to Develop Regional Approach for Implementation of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries

With the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries as its backdrop, the “FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines),” had been developed with emphasis on securing sustainable resource use and access rights; securing post-harvest benefits; and securing social, economic and human rights, among others. Considering that the SSF …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Regional Consultation for Development of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Common Position on the Proposed Listing of Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species into the CITES Appendices

SEAFDEC organized the Regional Consultation for Development of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Common Position on the Proposed Listing of Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species into the CITES Appendices on 19-20 May 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. Attended by the representatives from ASEAN-SEAFDEC Member Countries, namely: Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam, as well as senior officers from SEAFDEC Secretariat, …

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SEAFDEC holds Experts Meeting on Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species

SEAFDEC organized the Experts Meeting on Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species on 16-17 May 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. Attended by experts from ASEAN-SEAFDEC Member Countries, namely: Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam, as well as senior officers from SEAFDEC Secretariat, Aquaculture Department (AQD), Inland Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (IFRDMD), Marine Fishery Resources Development and …

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