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Information-sharing of the Impacts of COVID-19 on Fisheries and Aquaculture in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) facilitated the sharing of information on the impacts of COVID-19 on fisheries and aquaculture in Southeast Asia through the Webinar organized on 2-3 July 2020 with support from the Japanese Trust Fund (JTF). The Webinar had availed of the expertise of resource speakers from the FAO Headquarters, INFOFISH, CGIAR Research Program – WorldFish …

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SEAFDEC joins the 12AFCF and 28ASWGFi via virtual meetings

SEAFDEC, led by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General Ms. Malinee Smithrithee, joined the 12th Meeting of ASEAN Fisheries Consultative Forum (12AFCF) and the 28th Meeting of ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Fisheries (28ASWGFi).Chaired by Brunei Darussalam,  the Meetings were organized via video conference  on 23 and 24 June 2020, respectively. The aim of the 12AFCF  was to update the progress of the implementation of activities undertaken …

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SEAFDEC joins the 12th International Forum on IUU Fishing

SEAFDEC Secretariat Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana, joined as one of the Session 4 panelists of the 12th International Forum on IUU Fishing convened on 18-22 May 2020 as a webinar hosted by Chatham House. The Forum was composed of six Sessions, namely: 1) International cooperation to end IUU fishing; 2) Gender and IUU Fishing; 3) Subsidies and …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Teleconference Session of the 52nd Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council

The Fifty-second Meeting of the Council of SEAFDEC, hosted by the Government of Japan and originally scheduled to be convened in Fukuoka, Japan in April 2020, had been postponed due to the current crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, the urgency of some agenda items for this Meeting necessitated the SEAFDEC Council’s immediate consideration and approval to enable …

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SEAFDEC expands the establishment of online training courses

Several activities of SEAFDEC, especially the training sessions scheduled in 2020, were postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to carry on the essential activities, SEAFDEC Secretariat is taking advantage of the online platform in conducting trainings. In this connection, the SEAFDEC Inter-Departmental Teleconference Meeting on Online Training Course was organized on 5 May 2020. The Teleconference was attended …

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