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SEMI-ANNUAL MEETING OF SEAFDEC/IFRDMD

SEAFDEC/IFRDMD, with the financial support from Japan Trust Fund (JTF), organized the SEMI-ANNUAL MEETING OF SEAFDEC/IFRDMD on 16 August 2018 in Palembang. The meeting has the aim to address the achievement in 2018 and the proposed activity in 2019. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Chief of IFRDMD, researchers, and administrative staff. There were two project documents presented by the project leader, “Promotion of responsible utilization of inland fisheries in Southeast Asia” and “Enhancement of sustainability of…

Chief of  IFRDMD Attends The Coordination Meeting for Anguilid Eel Conservation

Eels are the main concern of the Indonesian government after Indonesian eels were listed in IUCN redlist, including A. borneensis, A. bicolor, A. intertioris, A. marmorata. Eel fisheries provide tangible economic benefits for fishermen and eel industry companies. To avoid eels being listed in the Cites list, Indonesia must have a sustainable management plan related to the eels utilization in Indonesia. In order to conserve eel (Anguilla spp.) in Indonesia, Directorate General of Marine Space Management, Ministry of Marine…

Visitation of IFRDMD Members to AQD

IFRDMD members visited Tigbauan Main Station of AQD on 11-14 July 2018 in connection to SEAFDEC Interagency Coordination Visit. The four members joined the      trip included Chief, Dr. Arif Wibowo, Deputy Chief, Dr. Takuro Shibuno, Researcher of IFRDMD, Ms. Sevi Sawestri, staff of Technical Services Section, Mr. Budi Kurniawan, and staff of Administration and Finance Section, Ms. Sevrina Asri. The expected outputs of this visitation are to enhance the experience and capacity of IFRDMD, and also strengthen closer…

IFRDMD Attends the International Technical Workshop on Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia

To give updates and report the progress on the achievements and results from baseline survey, regular survey, and assessment the status and trends of tropical Anguillid Eels through various sources of data/information, SEAFDEC organized the International Technical Workshop on Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia on 7-8 June 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. This workshop was attended by representative from ASEAN member states (Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam), FAO, Zoological Society…