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SEAFDEC Participates in “The Third World Small-scale Fisheries Congress”

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized the exhibition to promote the implementation of TD activities on small-scale fisheries in ASEAN through strengthening of visibility and image, and distribute the SEAFDEC technical document and magazine in “The Third World Small-scale Fisheries Congress (WSFC)” which was organized in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 to 26 October 2018 with the theme of “Transdisciplinarity and Transformation for the future of small-scale fisheries.” The congress composes of 30 thought-provoking sessions focusing on various aspects of small-scale fisheries. There were 350 delegates from more than 55 countries who have shared knowledge, lessons and experiences on small-scale fisheries through oral and poster presentations, interactive sessions, and panel discussion. The overall goal of the Congress is to facilitate opportunities for researchers, students, young professionals, practitioners, fishers and fishers’ organizations, environmental groups, and policymakers to share information about all aspects of small-scale fisheries and to formulate action plans and capacity development programs to support the implementation of the SSF Guidelines. In this regards, SEAFDEC/TD also shared the lessons on Co-management and gender issue to the Congress.