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SEAFDEC Fosters the Development of Joint Approaches for Fisheries Management in North Andaman Sea

FM-North-Andaman-SeaThrough the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project, SEAFDEC continues to move towards developing suitable fisheries management actions for the sub-regional areas of Southeast Asia. On 27-28 May 2014, the Sub-regional Consultative Meeting on the Collaborative Fisheries Management around the North Andaman Sea/Myeik Archipelago was organized by SEAFDEC in Phuket, Thailand, to provide christian louboutin shoes uk platform for Thailand and Myanmar to identify the joint approaches that could be adapted for the management of fisheries habitat, trans-boundary stocks, and fishing capacity, as well as christian louboutin mens shoes for combating illegal and destructive fishing. Attended by representatives from Thailand and Myanmar, as well as those from relevant projects, initiatives and organizations, and senior officials of SEAFDEC, the Meeting was convened to specifically follow-up on the recommendations and decisions made during the previous sub-regional consultative fora organized in Bangkok, Thailand on 13-14 March 2012 and in Phang-nga Province, Thailand on 28-29 August 2012.

As a result, both countries agreed on a Collaborative Action Plan for Fisheries Management around the North Andaman Sea/Myeik Archipelago, which includes joint activities to be carried out sale by both countries with cooperation from relevant agencies that would address the prioritized key issues. The Meeting also enhanced the collaboration between Thailand and Myanmar, especially in terms of exchanging and sharing information on the technical aspects of sustainable fisheries management.click here

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