SEAFDEC organized the virtual Regional Workshop on the Study on Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Fisheries Sector of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Member Countries on 24 February 2021. The Workshop was attended by the Deputy Secretary-General of SEAFDEC, Mr. Koichi Honda, SEAFDEC Department Chiefs, and officials from the SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments as well as national focal points and representatives from the SEAFDEC Member Countries, namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam. At this Workshop, the participants reviewed and finalized the questionnaire that would be used to gather relevant information on the impacts of COVID-19 on the fisheries sector of the respective countries. Moreover, the workplan of the Study was also discussed during the Workshop. It is anticipated that the results of the Study including policy and technical recommendations would be presented at the 44th Meeting of the SEAFDEC Program Committee in 2021.
SEAFDEC organizes the Regional Workshop for the Finalization of the Study Report on Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Fisheries Sector of the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Member Countries