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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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
The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) organized “The Training Course on Basic Principle of Fishing Gear” from 13 to 22 March 2019 at TD office, Samut Prakan, Thailand, aims to capacity building on basic principle of fishing gear through the fishing situation in Thailand. There were 23 participants who are fisheries officers from the Department of Fisheries (DOF) of Thailand attended in this training course. The training consists of three (3) parts, namely: as lecture, practice and study trip which focused on relevant to basic principle of fishing gear subjects. At the end, all participants are expected to understand and develop their skill and experience to make and repair the fishing gear and able to apply and utilize in their job.
The Capacity Development Training Workshop on Gender Analysis for Fisheries Management and Development in Mekong Region was organized from 12 to 14 March 2019 in Vientiane Province, Lao PDR with supported by USAID Oceans Fisheries partnership project. The Workshop was requested by the Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF), aims to increase their understanding of gender mainstreaming at the organizational level, which includes integrating gender into the policy, structure and culture of the organization. The workshop was participated by the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Human Welfare for Gender and Labor from four (4) Mekong regions which are Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam, including 15 DLF staff.