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SEAFDEC conducts baseline survey on catadromous eels in Cambodia

SEAFDEC conducted the second baseline survey under the JAIF Project entitled “Enhancing Utilization and Management Scheme of Tropical Anguillid Eel Resources in Southeast Asia,” on 28 August -1 September 2017 in Cambodia. The survey team members comprised SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Kaoru Ishii and three researchers from SEAFDEC Departments, namely: Ms. Sumitra Ruangsivakul, Ms. Ni Komang Suryati, and Mr. Yanu …

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SEAFDEC and Chulalongkorn University cooperate on “Antarctic Research” and “Micro Plastic” Research

SEAFDEC represented by the Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Kaoru Ishii and Fishery Oceanographer of the SEAFDEC/TD Ms. Pontipa Lauadnakrob visited the Department of Marine Science of the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University on 17 August 2017. During the visit, Dr. Ishii met Assoc. Prof. Dr. Voranop Viyakarn, Head of Reef Biology Research Group, and Department of Marine Science, and Assoc. Prof. …

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SEAFDEC convened the Regional Technical Consultation on Fisheries Statistics and Information

SEAFDEC organized the Regional Technical Consultation on Fisheries Statistics and Information in Southeast Asia on 15 – 18 August 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand with the aim of improving the reporting of fishery statistics and the regional framework that had been used for the compilation of the regional fishery statistics. With funding support from the Japanese Trust Fund, the Consultation was …

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Planning Meeting for JAIF Project on Tropical Anguillid Eels

SEAFDEC Secretariat in collaboration with Departments, namely Inland Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (IFRDMD) and Aquaculture Department (AQD), organized the Project Planning Meeting to notify officially to the Member Countries on the project “Enhancing Sustainable Utilization and Management Scheme of Tropical Anguillid Eel Resources in Southeast Asia.” The one-day meeting was organized in Bangkok, Thailand on 4 August 2017.

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SEAFDEC Meeting on Review of the JTF-VI and Consideration for JTF-VII Projects

SEAFDEC convened a meeting on 3 August, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss the “Review of Japanese Trust Fund VI Projects and Consideration of Japanese Trust Fund VII Projects.” The Meeting was attended by more than 25 officials of the SEAFDEC Secretariat TD, MFRD, AQD, MFRDMD, and IFRDMD. In this occasion, the new SEAFDEC Council Director for Japan Mr. Shingo …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Second Sub-regional Technical Meeting on Effective Fisheries Management between Malaysia and Thailand

Since 2013, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project has made effort in strengthening cooperation among countries bordering the Gulf of Thailand (Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam), with emphasis on the integration of fisheries and habitat management, managing fishing capacity, monitoring catch landings across boundaries, and combating illegal and destructive fishing for long-term utilization of the coastal and marine fisheries resources in the …

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Anguillid eel survey in the Northern Luzon, Philippines

A survey team led by SEAFDEC/IFRDMD and the Secretariat in collaboration with the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) carried out a field survey on anguillid eel farming and industry in Tuguegarao, Northern Luzon and outskirt of Metro Manila, Philippines on 14-18 July 2017. This survey is a part of the project on “Enhancement of Sustainability of Catadromous …

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