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The Fifty-first Meeting of the Council Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC)

At the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, the Fifty-first Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was convened in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, from 18 to 22 March 2019, hosted by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia. In attendance at the Meeting were the Council Directors and delegations from the SEAFDEC Member Countries, …

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Newly launched toolkit supports the integration of gender into sustainable coastal resource management in Asia

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), in collaboration with Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), recently launched a Gender Analysis Toolkit (GAT) on March 8, 2019, to improve gender integration and mainstreaming in coastal resource management programmes in South and Southeast Asia.

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SEAFDEC holds Special Seminar on “Gender in Fisheries” in commemorating the International Women’s Day

In advance celebration of the International Women’s Day (celebrated on 8 March every year), SEAFDEC organized the Special Seminar on “Gender in Fisheries” on 7 March 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand featuring three speakers from the international, regional, and national fisheries organizations. The first speaker was Dr. Clara Mi Young Park, the Regional Gender, Rural and Social Development Officer of the …

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SEAFDEC attends two global MCS events

SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Dr. Kom Silapajarn, together with SEAFDEC staff and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Team, attended the Seafood and Fisheries Emerging Technologies (SAFET) Conference was organized by WWF and its partners held in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-16 February 2019. The aim of the Conference was to foster the latest global technologies and its application in seafood supply chain traceability system and monitoring, …

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SEAFDEC participates in the WPEA-SM Project Consultative Forum

Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn, SEAFDEC Senior Policy Officer and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager joined the West Pacific East Asia-Sustainable Management of Highly Migratory Fish stocks in the West Pacific and East Asian Seas (WPEA-SM Project) Consultative Forum, which was hosted by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)in Aklan, Philippines on …

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

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 30-31 January 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Attended by representatives from the 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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Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency and SEAFDEC sign the Arrangement on Scientific and Educational Cooperation

The Signing Ceremony of the Arrangement for Scientific and Educational Cooperation between Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA) and SEAFDEC was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 22 January 2019. Signed by the President of FRA Mr. Masanori Miyahara, and SEAFDEC Secretary-General Dr. Kom Silapajarn, this Arrangement covers the period of five years from the signing date with the objectives …

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