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Renowned Experts Assembled to Share their Experiences, Successes and Failures from their Works in the Management of Fisheries, Aquatic Resources and Wetlands of the Lower Mekong River Basin

On 12-14 November 2014, the Experts Meeting on Mekong Cooperation on Fisheries, Aquatic Resources and Wetlands: 20 years lesson learnt was organized in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a collaborative effort of SEAFDEC, Mekong River Commission and the Fisheries Administration of Cambodia, with financial support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project. Since the establishment of Mekong River Commission (MRC) in 1995, Lao PDR, …

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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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