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The Third Meeting of the Andaman Sea Sub-region Convened

SEAFDEC organized the 3rd Meeting of the Andaman Sea Sub-region for purpose of improving management of fishing capacity, including the initiation of sub-regional MCS Networks together with development of port monitoring capacity and coordinated efforts to combat illegal (IUU) fishing in the Andaman Sea Sub-region. Held from 18 to 20 October 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, the Meeting was attended by …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Experts Group Meeting on Stock Status and Geographical Distribution of Anchovy, Indo-Pacific Mackerel and Blue Swimming Crab (AIB) Species in the Gulf of Thailand

The SEAFDEC Secretariat through the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Experts Group Meeting on Stock Status and Geographical Distribution of Anchovy, Indo-Pacific Mackerel and Blue Swimming Crab (AIB) Species in the Gulf of Thailand for better understanding of these trans-boundary AIB species and development of workplans for the sustainable management of such species. Held from 22 to 23 September 2016 in …

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SEAFDEC visits Small-Scale Fishers Communities in Trat Province

Representatives from SEAFDEC Secretariat and Training Department (TD) visited Small-Scale Fishers Communities in Trat Province, Thailand, from 25 to 28 August 2016 facilitated by the Director of Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) Ms. Ravadee Prasertcharoensuk. With funding support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, the mission observed the small-scale fisheries in the Province and introduced the ASEAN Catch Documentation Scheme (ACDs) to small-scale …

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Thailand hosts ASEAN-SEAFDEC cooperative forum and joins hands with other countries in developing Joint Declaration to combat IUU fishing and enhance sustainable fisheries development in the region

Thailand hosts a regional cooperative forum for sustainable fisheries towards the ASEAN Economic Community, and joins hands with other Southeast Asian countries to come up with Joint Declaration to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing that would foster multi-lateral cooperation for enhancing the competitiveness of ASEAN fish and fishery products in compliance with international standards and regulations to ensure …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Third Meeting of the Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessment in the Southeast Asian Waters

SEAFDEC Secretariat in collaboration with MFRDMD organized the Third Meeting of the Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessment in the Southeast Asian Waters on 27-29 June 2016, in Chonburi Province, Thailand with funding support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project. The Meeting was attended by representatives from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam together with …

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SEAFDEC convenes the Regional Workshop on Piloting E-EAFM LEAD Materials

SEAFDEC convened the “Regional Workshop on Piloting E-EAFM LEAD Materials” on 27-29 June 2016 in Rayong Province, Thailand, with funding support from the FAO/GEF/SEAFDEC/REBYC-II CTI Project. The Workshop was attended by fifteen (15) policy level participants from REBYC participating countries, representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), REBYC-II CTI, IMA International, SEAFDEC Secretariat and Training Department. The Workshop was …

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SEAFDEC pays courtesy call to the SEAFDEC Council Director for Lao PDR and the Mekong River Commission

The Secretary-General of SEAFDEC, Dr. Kom Silapajarn together with Senior Advisor to SEAFDEC, Dr. Magnus Torell; Assistant Policy and Program Coordinator, Dr. Worawit Wanchana; SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager, Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn paid a courtesy call on the Director-General of the Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF) in Vientiane while concurrently serving as the SEAFDEC Council Director for Lao PDR, Mr. Somphanh …

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