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

The 62nd Short-term Training Course for University Students (การฝึกอบรมระยะสั้นรุ่นที่ 62)

COURSE CURRICULUM


Course title

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Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

Period

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4th –  14th June 2019

No. of students

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30 students (from different universities)

Venue

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

  

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Fish and fisheries are integral part of most societies and make important contributions to economic, social health and well-being in many countries and areas. The products from the fisheries are used in wide variety of ways, ranging from subsistence use to international trade as highly sought-after and highly-valued items. However, despite this enormous importance and value, or in other words, because of these attributes, the fish resources are suffering the combined effects of heavy exploitation and, in some cases, environmental degradation.

Therefore, awareness of responsible fishing in young generation is also considered as important and necessary matter for sustainable fisheries. These learning, practicing and fishery ethic for students will make them understand the value of the resources, moreover they can records the information, has to conserve and consume correctly.

SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) has taken-up this challenge to build up and give awareness to young generations from Universities on “Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management” training course. This training course has been specifically designed for students to gain knowledge and experience outside the Universities and also they will gain knowledge in theory and practice about fishery activities. Besides, they are going to survey fishery community. All of these activities will make the new generations to be more empower and develop in the future.

Objectives :

  1. To gain knowledge and understand the concept and principles of Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management, Basic fishery oceanographic survey and small scale fishing gears
  2. To get experiences in assembling fishing gears and Oceanography and so that they can operate during onboard practices.
  3. To get involve on the way of life of fishing communities around coastal area.
  4. To build-up network among students from different universities as well as to strengthen the student’s attitude on the team work approach

Target Participants :

Thirty students from different Universities, and they must have basic knowledge on the science of fisheries, marine science or other related of major subjects..

Training methodologies :

The training is composed of in class lectures and discussions, practical sessions, field trip surveys and shipboard training cruise.

  • In class Lectures and Discussions
    • Fishery management in Thailand
    • Fishery management in Japan
    • Socio-economic data survey in fishing communities
    • Basic fishery oceanographic survey
    • Oceanographic Features in the Gulf of Thailand
    • Marine Pollution - causes, effects and remedial solutions
    • Fishing gear in Thailand
    • Preliminary Fishery resources survey and data collection
    • Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

  • Practical sessions
    • Rope and Knotting
    • Simple fishing gears construction

  • Field Trip Surveys
    • Fisheries Communities

  • Shipboard Training
    • Responsible fishing demonstrations and operations
    • Basic fishery oceanographic survey

Expected outcomes :

This training expected to have the following outcomes by the end of the course.

  1. Students gained knowledge and understand the concept of fisheries management
  2. Students gained knowledge and able to operate the fishing gear and oceanography
  3. Students gained experiences on the fishing communities.
  4. Students build-up the network among the universities.

Training Program:

 

Date

Time (hrs.)

Activities/Subjects

4/06/2019
(Tue.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1000-1030

Dormitory orientation

1030-1200

Course registration and introduction to SEAFDEC/TD

(Mr.Kanokwan T. and team)

1200-1300

Lunch

1330-1415

Opening ceremony

1415-1430

Refreshment Break

1430-1630

Fishery management in Thailand (Dr.Methee K.)

1630-1800

Ice breaking/ Getting to know each other  (Mr.Krit P. and team)


5/06/2019
(Wed.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0900-1030

Fishing gear in Thailand (Fishing Technology Section)

1030-1045

Refreshment Break

1045-1200

Environmental oceanography (Fishing Ground and Oceanography Section)

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1400

Oceanographic Features in the Gulf of Thailand (Dr.Hiroji Onishi)

1400-1500

Marine Pollution - causes, effects and remedial solutions (Dr. Tony Chittenden)

1500-1515

Refreshment Break

1515-1630

Basic fishery oceanographic survey (Fishing Ground and Oceanography Section


6/06/2019
(Thu.)

 

 

 

0900-1200

Socio-economic data survey in fishing community (Fisheries Management Section)

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1430

Trawl on the shipboard training (Fishing Technology Section)

1430-1630

Practice: Rope,  knotting (Fishing Technology Section)


7/06/2019
(Fri.)

 

0700-1600

Group A: Fishing demonstration and practice onboard 

0800-1600

Group B: Community and resources surveys in fishing community


8/06/2019
(Sat.)

 

0700-1600

Group A: Community and resources surveys in fishing community

0800-1600

Group B: Fishing demonstration and practice onboard 


9/06/2019
(Sun.)

09.00-1400

Community and resources surveys in fishing community (A and B)


10/06/2019
(Mon.)

 

 

0900-1200

Practice: Rope,  knotting (Fishing Technology Section)

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1630

Practice: Rope,  knotting (Fishing Technology Section) (cont.)


11/06/2019
(Tue.)

 

 

0900-1030

Fishery management in Japan (Dr.Takashi Matsuishi)

1030-1045

Refreshment Break

1045-1630

Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) (Day 1)


12/06/2019
(Wed.)

0900-1630

Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) (Day 2)


13/06/2019
(Thu.)

 

0900-1630

Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) (Day 3)

1800-2200

Farewell party


14/06/2019
(Fri.)

 

 

 

 

 

0900-1030

Group presentation

1030-1045

Refreshment Break

1045-1200

Course evaluation

1200-1300

Lunch

1400-1500

Closing ceremony

1530

End of the training program


 *Course fee: THB 2,500 per person, said amount includes accommodation, lunches, shipboard training, field trip survey expenses, training materials and accident insurance.
The activities might be minor changed/adjusted base on the situation

 


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