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The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is mandated 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.

The strategic objectives of SEAFDEC are (i) to promote rational and sustainable use of fisheries resources in the region; (ii) to enhance the capability of fisheries sector to address emerging international issues and for greater access to international trade; (iii) to alleviate poverty among the fisheries communities in Southeast Asia; and (iv) to enhance the contribution of fisheries to food security and livelihood in the region.

Area of competence SEAFDEC does not have a defined geographical area of competence, as SEAFDEC is technical organization with no management authority.
SEAFDEC area of competence - High seas, National waters, Inland waters
The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers and boundaries. Dashed lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement.
Species and stocks coverageAll fishery resources. Members

Member: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam.

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