Department of Fisheries and TSFR meeting to update information for FIP in the Gulf of Thailand
22th March 2022, Time 10:30 am at Department of Fisheries, The meeting participants are TSFR in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries, chaired by Mr. Chalermchai Suwanrak, Director of the Department of Fisheries.
Meeting objectives to report progress on the improvement and development of trawl fisheries in the Gulf of Thailand and discuss ways to coordinate requests for information from agencies in the Department of Fisheries.
The meeting had the following main issues:
1. Assigning departments within the Department of Fisheries to coordinate and support information on improving the Fishery Action Plan (FAP) based on the latest assessment results. Preparing a report on the results of assessing fishery conditions against standards
With a resolution at the meeting : Director General of the Department of Fisheries agreed and ordered the departments within the Department of Fisheries to perform their duties coordinate and support information to improve the initial Fishery Action Plan (FAP) into two main divisions: the Marine Fisheries Research and Development Division and the Fisheries Commodity Standard System and Traceability
2. Progress proposal to the National Fisheries Policy Committee.
With a resolution in the meeting : Director General of the Department of Fisheries approved by presenting the project and report on progress at the next meeting of the National Fisheries Policy Committee and will bring the matter to a joint negotiating meeting between representatives of the country Thailand and the representative of the European Union (EU) to demonstrate processes that can be considered useful and relevant to audits Fishing without IUU.
3. Guidelines for public relations on the implementation of the project to the public and those involved.
With a resolution in the meeting : The Director-General of the Department of Fisheries agreed that the Department of Fisheries cooperated in public relations in the project to report on the progress of the project implementation. to expand awareness channels for stakeholders.