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SEAFDEC Secretary-General pays courtesy call on the Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development of Myanmar

On 29 August 2014, the Secretary-General of SEAFDEC, Dr. Chumnarn Pongsri, accompanied by Senior Advisor to SEAFDEC, Dr. Magnus Torell, SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager, Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn, and Regional Fisheries Policy Network Member for Myanmar, Dr. Myo Min Hlaing paid a courtesy call on Mr. Ohn Myint, Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Their discussion …

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Government of Indonesia signs Legitimacy Document for IFRDMD

During the Opening Ceremonies of the International Conference on Inland Capture Fisheries organized in Palembang, Indonesia on 2 September 2014, the Government of Indonesia represented by Prof. Syarief Widjaja, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) and SEAFDEC Council Director for Indonesia, signed the National Legitimacy Document officially launching the establishment of the Inland Fishery Resources Development …

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Regional Plan of Action on Sustainable Utilization of Neritic Tuna in the ASEAN Region Drafted

SEAFDEC with support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Experts Group Meeting on Regional Plan of Action on Sustainable Utilization of Neritic Tuna in the ASEAN Region in Krabi Province, Thailand on 18-20 June 2014. The Meeting was attended by representatives from Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam together with their respective delegations, and senior officials of SEAFDEC. The …

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SEAFDEC and USAID Collaborate on Enhancing Food Security and Biodiversity Conservation

SEAFDEC and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) agreed to work together to design and implement activities to enhance food security and biodiversity conservation in Asia and the Pacific. The memorandum of understanding signed on 16 June 2014 by SEAFDEC Secretary-General Chumnarn Pongsri and USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia Director Michael Yates, reflects SEAFDEC’s  and USAID’s intention to …

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SEAFDEC Facilitates the Charting of Joint Fisheries Management Accord for Cambodia and Lao PDR

SEAFDEC with support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the 1st Meeting of the Technical Working Group for Fisheries Management in Trans-boundary Areas between Cambodia and Lao PDR on 2-4 June 2014 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Guided by the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Kingdom of Cambodia and the Department …

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SEAFDEC Fosters the Development of Joint Approaches for Fisheries Management in North Andaman Sea

Through the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, SEAFDEC continues to move towards developing suitable fisheries management actions for the sub-regional areas of Southeast Asia. On 27-28 May 2014, the Sub-regional Consultative Meeting on the Collaborative Fisheries Management around the North Andaman Sea/Myeik Archipelago was organized by SEAFDEC in Phuket, Thailand, to provide christian louboutin shoes uk platform for Thailand and Myanmar to identify the …

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