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SEAFDEC holds the Fifteenth Meeting of its Information Staff Program

The Fifteenth Meeting of the Information Staff Program (ISP) of SEAFDEC was organized in Manila, Philippines from 28 to 30 October 2014, and hosted by SEAFDEC/AQD. Attended by SEAFDEC Departments’ information officers and staff as well as senior officers from the Departments, the Meeting welcomed the participation of information staff from the newly established SEAFDEC Inland Fishery Resources Development and …

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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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