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

STUDENTS FROM KASETSART UNIVERSITY STUDY VISITS TD

The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) welcomed twenty-six students from the Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University who learned in the subject of Coastal Navigation including a lecturer for study visit at TD on 10 May 2019. The aimed of visiting was to increase knowledge and experience through practiced on coastal navigation outside the study room. Introduction of SEAFDEC and Departments was presented as promotion of organization activities in the region. The students also had a chance visiting TD facilities such as fishing workshop, marine engineering workshop, library, M.V.SEAFDEC and M.V.SEAFDEC 2. Moreover, skip boat control was practiced for all students in Chao Phraya River under took care and assisted by SEAFDEC staff.

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TRAINING ON AGE DETERMINATION BY USING VERTEBRA FOR SHARKS AND RAYS

The Training course on Age Determination by Using Vertebra for Sharks and Rays was organized by the SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) from 29 April to 1 May 2019 at TD office, Samut Prakan Province, Thailand. The training aims to enhance human resource development on age determination for formulating growth rates of sharks and rays to stock assessment researchers of SEAFDEC Member Countries (MCs) through attaining the more reliable Yield per Recruit (YPR) model and strengthen a network of stock assessment scientist in the region. Totally, there were 35 participants from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam attended in this training. At the end of training course, the participants were expected to understand on age determination by annual ring technique through increasing the number of growth rate information of sharks and rays by species in their countries.

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DEVELOPMENT OF THE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT WORK PLAN FOR LAO PDR

The SEAFDEC Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD) organized “The Workshop on Development of the Fisheries Management Work Plan for Aung Kra Dein, Bolicunsei Province, Lao PDR” from 22 to 26 April 2019 in Thailand as well as to include the study visit and observation program, such as: 1) the inland fisheries management case study of Keng Krajarn, Phetchaburi Province, and 2) inland fish aquacultures (breeding, nursery and culture) seeding restocking and inland fish processing in Ayutthaya Province. There were 9 participants (3 men and 6 women) from Aung Kra Dein joined in this workshop. The workshop expected that all participants can initially compile the available background/baseline information on fishery resources, habitats, status and livelihoods of fisherfolk communities, establish legal basis for management plan and implementation through draft management plan for the fisheries management action for their province.

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NEW resource guide "Assessing Fisheries in a New Era"

The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) working in partnership with the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) has just launched a new resource, Assessing fisheries in a New Era: Extended Guidance for Rapid Appraisals of Fisheries Management Systems (RAFMS)

Download NEW resource guide, “Assessing Fisheries in a New Era,” launched by our partner #USAIDOceans, which provides new guidance on fisheries research and development to acknowledge new environmental challenges, technology advancements, and human aspects of fisheries. Download your copy at bit.ly/2K0gs3x.

CAPACITY BUILDING ON GENDER SENSITIVITIES IN INDONESIA

The Capacity Building on Gender Sensitivity and Responsiveness: National Marine Resources and Fisheries Gender Roadmap Workshop were organized from 26 to 27 March 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia by USAID Oceans Fisheries Partnership project in cooperation with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries. The workshop aims to capacity building on gender sensitivities and responsiveness through review of gender perspective in marine and fisheries roadmap in Bitung which is the project site for implementation of USAID Ocean Fisheries Partnership project. In the Workshop, Technical Working Group (TWG) on Human welfare of SEAFDEC also presented lessons learned from gender analysis tools in marine resources and fisheries: SEAFDEC Gender studies in coastal fisheries in Southeast Asia

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