Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD)


The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) joined the Thai Department of Fisheries in staging a fisheries exhibition at the annual national fair “Pramong Nomklao” organized this year at the Future Park Department Store in Pathumthani Province, just north of Bangkok. At the 10-day exhibition beginning 29 June to 8 July 2018, TD presented the “Fish Enhancing Devices (FEDs) for Fisheries Resources Conservation” as a research project which was conducted and promoted by TD. In this regard, the model of FEDs was shown for the audiences for better understanding. Moreover, there was the distribution of various technical publications, brochures, VCDs and fishery-related souvenirs to the audiences, and the SEAFDEC visibility was promoted.


The SEAFDEC Training Department organized “The On-site Training Course on Proper Fish Handling Techniques Applicable to Local Fishing Vessels” in Kien Giang Province, Viet Nam from 27 to 28 June 2018. There were 30 participants who are relevant to the fisheries sector trained in this course. The simple fish handling technique and implementing of fish handling technology such as icing technique, ice sweater chilling system and so on were imparted to participants. At the end, the participants were expected that they should be able to enhance knowledge and practical skills on the reduction of post-harvest losses which include: 1) importance of appropriate fish handling, including good fish handling practices and hygiene on-board, 2) technical information and knowledge related to preserve fish for direct human consumption and to serve at a premium level, and 3) reduce post-harvest losses and trash fish from unloading, storage, and transportation on-board till unloading at landing site.

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The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized the exhibition in marine science seminar from 18 to 20 June 2018 at Chonburi Province, Eastern part of Thailand. The theme of exhibition, TD presented collaboration activities on research survey in Antarctic by TR/V Umitaka Maru. A research staff from TD joined in this research survey. The physical and biological oceanography surveys were conducted in the Antarctic Ocean.  Moreover, the promotion of organization was also conducted through dissemination of SEAFDEC technical document, magazine and so on.


There were Thirty-two (32) students and lecturers from Walailuk University who learned in the Marine and Coastal Resources Management Technology visited the SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) on 21 June 2018. The aimed of visiting TD are to increased knowledge and experienced of students outside the study room. TD roles and activities were presented through the lecture on “The Oceanographic Survey in Southeast Asian Region” was imparted to all students. Moreover, the students had a chance visiting TD facilities such as fishing workshop, engine workshop and M.V.SEAFDEC.

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University Students from Thailand and Japan join the EAFM Training Course

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) has conducted the Short-term Training Course on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management( EAFM)  for University Students at Training Department, Samut Prakan, Thailand from 12 to 22 June 2018. There were 30 students from Thailand and Japan participated in this training course. They are  studying in fishery, marine science, or other related major subjects. This training course aimed to gain knowledge and better  understand the concept and principles of Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management, basic fishery oceanography survey and small-scale fishing gears, to get experiences in assembling fishing gears and oceanography, so that they can operate during onboard practices, to get involve on the way of life in fishing communities around coastal area, and to build-up network among students from different universities as well as to strengthen the student’s attitude on the team work approach.

Furthermore, the training course is composed of in- class lectures and discussions on fishery management in Thailand; Fishery management in Japan; Socio-economic data survey in fishing communities; Basic fishery oceanographic survey; etc., in practical session about rope; knotting; and simple fishing gears construction, in field trip surveys on fishing communities in Rayong province, Thailand, and shipboard training for responsible fishing demonstrations and operations and basic fishery oceanographic survey.

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Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Training Department
P.O.Box 97, Phasamutchedi Samut Prakan 10290, Thailand
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