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SEAFDEC joins the Second ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity (ACB2016)

During the Second ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity (ACB2016) from 15 to 19 February 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, SEAFDEC was represented by Dr. Somboon Siriraksophon, Policy and Program Coordinator and Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn, SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Manager. With the theme “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development”, the Conference was organized by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) with the cooperation of the ASEAN Member …

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Experts Meeting on Port State Measures in Southeast Asia Region

SEAFDEC Training Department in collaboration with SEAFDEC Secretariat co-organized the Experts Meeting on Regional Cooperation to Support the Implementation of Port State Measures in Southeast Asian Region from 2 to 4 February 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. Co-financed by the Japanese Trust Fund and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, forty two (42) participants representing the SEAFDEC Member Countries and international organizations and collaborating partners …

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First Regional Workshop on Larval Fish Identification and Fish Early-life History Science

SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) in collaboration with the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the “First Regional Training Workshop on Larval Fish Identification and Fish Early-Life History Science” from 1 to 13 February 2016 at TD in Samut Prakan. Fifteen (15) young fishery researchers/biologists from fisheries agencies in Southeast Asia participated in this Workshop. Basic knowledge on the process of conducting larval fish …

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The First Level of Regional Training Course on Stock Assessment

SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) in collaboration with SEAFDEC Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) and SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Regional Training Course on Stock Assessment (First Level) from 29 January to 5 February 2016 in Rayong Province, Thailand. There were twenty trainees from the countries around Gulf of Thailand. Myanmar who take responsible on the study of fisheries …

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SEAFDEC welcomes Dr. Kom Silapajarn as new Secretary-General

SEAFDEC recently welcomed Dr. Kom Silapajarn as the new Secretary-General and Chief of the Training Department (TD), succeeding Dr. Chumnarn Pongsri who had served as the SEAFDEC Secretary-General and Chief of the TD for six years from 1 October 2009 to 30 September 2015. Dr. Kom, as he is fondly called, started working as Fisheries Biologist at the Department of …

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TD Joins Symposium on Women and Community Based Coastal Resources Management

The SEAFDEC Training Department was invited from KIARA (Koalisi Rakyat untuk Keadilah Perikanan) and SEAFish for justice to participate on “Women and Community Based Coastal Resources Management Symposium” in Jakarta, Indonesia from 29 to 30 December 2015. In this symposium SEAFDEC was required to present SEAFDEC’s project which related with women and way forward on gender mainstreaming. The symposium aimed …

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Capacity Building on EAFM Training in Myanmar

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized the Training Course on Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) in Myanmar from 14 to 18 December 2015 for 17 fisheries officers who engaged in fisheries management through involved in the development of fisheries management plan, supported by SEAFDEC Sweden project. The training course provided the skill that help trainees to develop a …

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