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

Training Course on Fish Larvae Phase I

The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) organized “The Regional Training Course on Fish Larvae Phase I: Larval Fish Identification and Fish Early Life History Science” from 16 to 27 November 2022, at SEAFDEC/TD, Samut Prakan, Thailand. The main aim is to improve the knowledge and skills on fish early life history science and identify the larval fish by lecture and practice. There were 26 participants who are fisheries biologists from ASEAN Member States (AMSs) attended this training. The expertise in larval fish identification from the Seikai National Fisheries Research Institute, Japan; the Department of Fisheries, Thailand; Kasetsart University, Thailand; University of the Ryukyus, Japan; and University of Nottingham, Malaysia was invited to be resource persons. In the end, the participants understood and improved their knowledge and skill in larval fish identification for managing the fish stock at national and sub-regional levels through strengthened regional cooperation on larval fish networking. This training was organized in collaboration under the project of 1) Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, and 2) Sustainable Utilization of Fisheries Resources and Resources Enhancement in Southeast Asia.

Phot Activities>>>

The Seventh Meeting of the Regional Scientific and Technical Committee for Fisheries Refugia Project

The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) as the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) for the SEAFDEC/UNEP/GEF Project on the Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and the Gulf of Thailand organized “The Seventh Meeting of the Regional Scientific and Technical Committee (RSTC7)” from 8 to 10 November 2022 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The RSTC7 aimed to finalize all achievements/outputs at national and regional levels, including reviewing lessons learned and the way forward by the project’s end. There were 24 participants (8 females and 16 males) who are national scientific and technical focal points from 6 implementing countries, and representatives from SEAFDEC/TD and SEAFDEC/MFRDMD participated in the meeting.

This project entitled “Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and the Gulf of Thailand” was developed to meet this need via the fisheries component of the Strategic Action Program for the South China Sea. Executed regionally by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in partnership with the government agencies responsible for fisheries in the six participating countries, namely Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

Photo Activities>>>

Training on Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries Sector

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) in collaboration with and Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) organized “The Training on Gender Mainstreaming in Fisheries Sector from 25 to 27 October 2022, at MFRDMD office, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. The training aimed to promote an understanding of gender and relevant concepts through introducing tools of gender mainstreaming tools for fisheries management.  The training focused on concepts, Legal and international instruments at global and national levels of gender mainstreaming, gender mainstreaming tools, and gender integration in fisheries. There were 19 participants (10 males and 9 females). In the end, the training came up with strengthening of knowledge and sharing the experiences on gender in fisheries.  

Photo Activities>>>

Training Course on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management for Mekong River

The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) organized the tailor-made “The Training Course on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) for Mekong River” from 7 to 11 November 2022, in SEAFDEC/TD, Samut Prakan, Thailand. There were 18 fishery officers (9 females and 9 males) from the Department of Fisheries, Thailand who work in the provinces connected to the Mekong River participating in this training course. The training focused on the principle of EAFM with the application for the Mekong River. Moreover, group discussions and participation were conducted. In the end, the participants are expected to understand the principle of EAFM through the process of EAFM and apply the knowledge from this training to their work. 

Photo Activities>>>

Smart Infrastructure for the Mekong Closeout Workshop

The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) in collaboration with U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and USAID organized “Smart Infrastructure for the Mekong Closeout Workshop” on 18 October 2022 at SEAFDEC/TD. The main aim of the workshop is to present and discuss the results of the project “Implementing the Lower Mekong Fish Passage Initiative in Cambodia, Thailand, and Viet Nam” There were 49 participants from U.S. Government, SEAFDEC, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam and other organizations participating in the workshop. Moreover, a demonstration model of fishway was presented in the workshop.

Photo Activities>>>


Contacts Address

Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Training Department
P.O.Box 97, Phasamutchedi Samut Prakan 10290, Thailand
 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  +66 2425 6100
  +66 2425 6110 to 11