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Essential EAFM courses in Padang and Medan, Indonesia

By Supin Wongbusarakum With the support of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project (BOBLME), the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (Kementerian Kelautan dan Perikanan or KKP) recently organized two training courses on the Essential Ecosystem Approach … Continue reading

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Course on an ecosystem approach and extension methods for fisheries management concludes in Thailand

By Supin Wongbusarakum The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) offered a regional training course called “Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) and Extension Methodologies” on Sept. 15–29, in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. Trainees from the majority of the member … Continue reading

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Indonesia engages in an ambitious effort to finalize ecosystem-based fisheries management plans nationwide

By Megan Moews-Asher Indonesia’s Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) in July 2013 tasked 13 select individuals across its numerous directorates, along with NGO, university, and contracting representatives, with development of a fisheries management plan (known as an “RPP” … Continue reading

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Planting the seeds of an ecosystem approach to fisheries management across Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle

By Megan Moews-Asher Scientists from the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division of the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center joined partners from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) Project, NOAA Sea Grant, IMA … Continue reading

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NOAA, FAO, and South Asia regional partners met to develop training curricula on an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

Supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rusty Brainard, Adel Heenan, and Megan Moews of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 took part in a short writeshop in Phuket, Thailand, to develop … Continue reading

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