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SEAFDEC/IFRDMD visited the pilot project, which collaborated with the Research Institute for Inland Fisheries and Extension (RIIFE), Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, in Patra Tani Installation, Muara Enim Regency, South Sumatra Province, Indonesia, on 14 May 2024. The Patra Tani installation is one of the floodplain areas where the Musi River floods once a year. Patra Tani is the lowland that has always been filled with water for a while or permanently. The water sources of the swamp come from the runoff…

SEAFDEC/IFRDMD attended the 56th meeting of the Council of Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre on May 6โ€“9, 2004 in Tagaytay,…

The meeting was organized at the invitation of the government of the Philippines. The meeting was chaired by the Philippines as the SEAFDEC Council Chair for 2024โ€“2025. In this regard, Ms. Drusila Esther E. Bayate acted as the chairperson of the meeting. This is an annual Council Director-level meeting to discuss SEAFDEC's strategic policies, approve SEAFDEC's scoping meeting reports, and provide direction on new proposals and initiatives. In attendance at the meeting were the Council Directors and delegates from the…

IFRDMD Deputy Chief’s Iftar and Farewell Reception

Mr Tomohito Shimizu has completed his two-year term as Deputy Chief of the Inland Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (IFRDMD) in March 2024. During his tenure, Mr Shimizu played an important role especially in carrying out the implementation of projects supported by the Japan Trust Fund to achieve its goal of promoting the sustainable management and utilisation of inland fisheries resources and livelihoods in the Southeast Asia region. A farewell reception was held on 9 March 2022 in Palembang, as well…

Eel Catch Sampling Survey in Indonesia

Under the project entitled "Development of stock assessment methods and strengthening management measures for tropical Anguillid eel resources in Southeast Asia," funded by JAIF in 2024, IFRDMD continued surveys in Poso, Central Sulawesi, and Palabuhan Ratu, West Java, in January to March. As a control measure for the continuing research for better data quality, monthly data of the eel capture at all phases (glass, elver, and yellow) and water quality measures are collected. Eel catch data was recorded by installing fishing…