SEAFDEC participates in the EAFM Working Group Online Call Meeting of CTI-CFF

SEAFDEC Training Department Senior Instructor/Researcher, Ms. Panitnard Weerawat, represented SEAFDEC during the online meeting of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management Working Group (EAFM WG) organized by the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) on 15 March 2021. The Meeting was aimed at discussing the preparation for the ASEAN Pre-Senior Officials Meeting (Pre-SOM) and SOM. During the Meeting, SEAFDEC reported the activities related to the promotion of EAFM in the SEAFDEC Member Countries. Approximately, there were 415 Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (E-EAFM) trainees and 90 E-EAFM trainers who have been trained by SEAFDEC. SEAFDEC also developed the EAFM for Leaders, Executives, and Decision Makers (LEAD) as well as Implementation of EAFM (I-EAFM) for the learning sites in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Thailand. Furthermore, the Regional Secretariat of CTI-CFF reported the updates on the workplan for 2020, selected SOM-15 Decisions for EAFM and EAFM Terms of Reference and change of Chair and Co-Chair, and draft EAFM WG Recommendations at Pre-SOM and SOM.