CENTRE DE DEVELOPPEMENT DES PECHES DE L'ASIE DU SUD-EST - SEAFDEC
Kasetsart post office, PO Box 1046
Dr Kom Silapajarn, Secretary general
The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is an autonomous inter-governmental body established in 1967. The mandate of SEAFDEC as endorsed by the 41st Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council is “to develop and manage the fisheries potential of the region by rational utilization of the resources for providing food security and safety to the people and alleviating poverty through transfer of new technologies, research and information dissemination activities“. 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); the Marine Fisheries Research Department (MFRD); the Aquaculture Department (AQD); the Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (MFRDMD); and the Inland Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (IFRDMD).
SEAFDEC - The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center is an antonomous intergovernmental body establish in 1967. SEAFDEC comprises 11 Member Countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Phillippines, Singapore, Thaïland and Vietnam.