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Regional Consultation for Development of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Common Position on the Proposed Listing of Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species into the CITES Appendices convened by SEAFDEC

SEAFDEC organized the Regional Consultation for Development of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Common Position on the Proposed Listing of Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species into the CITES Appendices on 30-31 January 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Attended by representatives from the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Member Countries namely: Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam, as well as senior officers from SEAFDEC Secretariat, …

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Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency and SEAFDEC sign the Arrangement on Scientific and Educational Cooperation

The Signing Ceremony of the Arrangement for Scientific and Educational Cooperation between Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA) and SEAFDEC was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 22 January 2019. Signed by the President of FRA Mr. Masanori Miyahara, and SEAFDEC Secretary-General Dr. Kom Silapajarn, this Arrangement covers the period of five years from the signing date with the objectives …

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The Fifth Meeting of Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessments in the Southeast Asian waters

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the 5th Meeting of Scientific Working Group on Neritic Tunas Stock Assessments in the Southeast Asian Waters” from 9 to 11 January 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the financial support from the Government of Sweden. The Meeting was attended by the country representatives from ASEAN Member States (AMSs) namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, …

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Revealing Scientific Knowledge on Indo-Pacific Mackerel (Rastrelliger brachysoma) towards the Sustainability of Fishery Resources in the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized a two-day Technical Meeting on Management of Transboundary Species: Indo-Pacific Mackerel in the Gulf of Thailand, from 19 to 20 December 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting brought together around 30 participants including country representatives from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam, scientists, management personnel, experts from university, and SEAFDEC officers.

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Knowledge Exchanges on “Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being” through National Forum in Cambodia

The National Forum on “Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being” was hosted by the Fisheries Administration of Cambodia and the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, in partnership with the CORIN-Asia Cambodia and the Learning Institute in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 3-4 December 2018. The Forum was attended by 50 participants from various government offices (fisheries, environment, and tourism) from central …

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Fisheries Management Cooperation Around the Andaman Sea Sub-Region strengthened

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project brought together over 35 officials from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand, and representatives from FAO and SEAFDEC at the 4th Meeting of the Andaman Sea Sub-region, which was organized from 20 to 21 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The aim of the Meeting was to report the progress on the activities made by the countries and SEAFDEC …

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SEAFDEC participates in the Eleventh RPOA-IUU meeting

Two SEAFDEC staff participated in “The 11th Regional Plan of Action to Promote Responsible Fishing Practices including Combating IUU Fishing in the Region (RPOA-IUU) Coordination Committee Meeting” from 13 to 15 November 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The Meeting was attended by nine (9) RPOA-IUU participating countries (namely: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and …

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