Background of SEAFDEC and ASEAN
The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is an intergovernmental agency established in 1967. The members o f SEAFDEC include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Lao PDR and Vietnam. Japan is also a member of SEAFDEC and acts as main donor. Its mandate is to promote fisheries development in Southeast Asia, and assist member countries to develop fisheries potential for the improvement of food supply in the region through training, research and dissemination of information.
Ali, A., & Yaacob, K. K. K. (2004). Background of SEAFDEC and ASEAN. In Z. Talib, A. Ali, K. K. K. Yaacob, & M. Mohd. Isa (Eds.), Conservation and Enhancement of Sea Turtles in the Southeast Asian Region (pp. 1-6). Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia: Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Sugaya, Takuma (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2006)In the 1960s, the Japanese economy was starting to industrialize. The rapid increase in business investment in new factories and equipment stimulated a yearly economic growth rate of approximately 12% (METI 1970). However, ...
Chaengkij, Marnop (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2006)The paper provides a comprehensive list of endangered freshwater, brackishwater, and marine aquatic species in Thailand. The Thai Department of Fisheries is breeding some of the endangered species under the “Rehabilitation ...
Cruz, Renato D. (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)There are five species of sea turtles that occur in the Philippines, namely green hawksbill, olive ridley, loggerhead and leatherback. Several locations for sea turtles nesting are shown in Table 6 (Cruz, 2004). The green ...