The Online Regional Training Course of Fish Handling Techniques Onboard Fishing Vessels was organized by the SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) from 28 to 30 June 2022 via zoom platform. There were 14 participants (10 males and 4 females) from ASEAN Member States (AMSs) who have relevant work experience in fish handling and are capable to transfer the knowledge that gains from the training program for the improvement of fish handling in their respective area. Moreover, the training course aims to transfer appropriate knowledge of hygienic environmental/user-friendly fish handling tools through simple techniques that could be applied to maintain the quality of the catch products. In addition, views and ideas on practical skills and concepts related to the reduction of post-harvest losses in fisheries, including fish handling techniques, ice storage, preservation techniques, and transportation of fishery products were exchanged and discussed during the online training course. The training invited three resource persons who are experts in the mentioned subjects, namely Dr. Jirapa Hinsui from the Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University including Dr. Walai Kleechaya and Mr. Pawared Inthuserdha from the Department of Fisheries to impart knowledge and share their experience in this course. This training is an activity under the project “Responsible Fishing Technology and Practice”.
The Regional Workshop on Finalizing Training Modules of Gender Mainstreaming in Small-scale Fisheries
The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) organized “The Regional Workshop on Finalizing Training Modules of Gender Mainstreaming in Small-scale Fisheries from 27 to 29 June 2022 in Chonburi province, Thailand which aims to recheck the effectiveness of the module with the person who has experience with gender. There were 22 participants (18 female and 4 male) who are the gender focal point person from Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand as well as SEAFDEC staff from SEAFDEC Secretariat, SEAFDEC/TD, Aquaculture Department (AQD), Marine Fisheries Resources and Development and Management Department (MFRDMD), and Inland Fisheries Resources and Development and Management Department (IFRDMD) attended this Workshop. The experts from Kasetsart University, Mahidol University, and Prince of Songkla University were invited as resource persons. This workshop emphasized the validation of two (2) training modules on gender mainstreaming in the value chain of small-scale fisheries such as 1) Training course on Gender Mainstreaming in Fishery Sectors and 2) Training on Integrating Gender in Fisheries. These training modules were developed during the writeshop in May and June 2022.
Online Training on Preparation and Installation of the eACDS Application to Server for Malaysia
The “Online Training on Preparation and Installation of the eACDS Application to Server” was organized by the SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) from 9 to 10 June 2022 for Malaysia via Zoom platform. The Training aims to strengthen and enhance understanding on preparation and installation of eACDS application to server through transferring of eACDS application as a prototype for traceability of fish and fishery product to the country. There were four technical staff on server (4 males) who attended this Training. This Training is an activity under the project “Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Enhancing National Capacities to Eliminate IUU Fishing in Southeast Asia”.
SEAFDEC/TD Conducts Activities on Fisheries Management in Ranong Provinces, Thailand
The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) has implemented activities under the project of the Small-scale Fisheries Management for Better Livelihood and Fisheries Resources project in Ban Hat Sai Khao community, Suksamran District, Ranong Province, Thailand as a pilot site. According to this, the training course on fisheries law and regulation was organized on 22 June 2022 which aims to strengthen knowledge of fisheries law and regulation as well as Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) for 48 participants who are fisheries officers and local fishers of Ban Hai Sai Khao Community. Moreover, to enhance and build awareness of the local fisher and stakeholders in the pilot site on the importance of aquatic resources conservation and management, a squid bank by using cage installation in the sea as hatching squid eggs was established in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries (DOF), Thailand under discussion and agreement from local fisher in the pilot site during 23 to 24 June 2022.
SEAFDEC/TD Finalize the Training Modules on Gender Mainstreaming for Small-scale Fisheries
The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) organized “The Second Writeshop on Developing Training Modules of Gender Mainstreaming in Small-scale Fisheries” from 1 to 3 June 2022 at Training Department, Samut Prakan, Thailand. There were eleven (11) participants (8 female and 3 male) from SEAFDEC Secretariat, SEAFDEC/TD, and a student from Prince of Songkla University attending this Writeshop. The experts from Prince of Songkla University (Hat Yai Campus and Phuket Campus), Mahidol University, and Chaing Mai University were invited as resource persons. This Writeshop aimed to finalize two training modules on gender mainstreaming in the value chain of small-scale fisheries as 1) training module on gender mainstreaming in fisheries and 2) training module on gender integration for fisheries management that developed from the previous Writeshop in May 2022. The final of the training module is improving for SEAFDEC Member Countries at the end of this month.
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