Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is an autonomous inter-governmental body established in 1967. The mission of SEAFDEC considered and adopted by the Special Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council 2017 is “To promote and facilitate concerted actions among the Member Countries to ensure the sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
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AbbreviationSEAFDEC
Formation1967
Typeintergovernmental organization
Purposeresearch, transfer of technologies, and information dissemination activities
HeadquartersBangkok, Thailand
Location
  • Bangkok, Thailand
Region served
ASEAN, Japan
Websitewww.seafdec.org

SEAFDEC comprises 11 Member Countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Center operates through the Secretariat located in Thailand and has five Technical Departments, namely: the Training Department (TD)[1] in Thailand, the Marine Fisheries Research Department (MFRD)[2] in Singapore, the Aquaculture Department (AQD)[3] in the Philippines, and the Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD)[4] in Malaysia, Inland Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (IFRDMD) [5] in Indonesia.

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