Published: Nov 04, 2021
Locals residing along the banks of the Mekong River in Mukdahan caught a large spawning seven stripped carp (probarbus jullieni), weighing 40 kilograms, on Thursday. The rare carp was sold to the Fisheries Provincial Office under a conservation project to prevent the fish from becoming extinct.
Published: Oct 21, 2021
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has released two reports that show fishing continues to be an important livelihood in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. However, the reports also indicate that overfishing and habitat degradation caused by rapid population growth, infrastructure development, and climate change are placing pressure on the Lower Mekong Basin’s fisheries.
Published: Nov 05, 2020
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Quốc Dũng stressed the need to promote “dialogue and cooperation between ASEAN and China in ensuring just and humane treatment of fishermen,” especially those who are in danger, as a priority area of cooperation between the two sides.
Published: Oct 23, 2020
The Department of Fisheries aims to increase the output of giant freshwater prawns to 40,000 tonnes per year by 2022, from the current production capacity of 31,000 tonnes per year, said Meesak Phakdikhong, the department's director-general.
Published: Sep 01, 2020
The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) is arranging Bt5.3 billion for disbursement as loans to fishermen in 22 provinces for improvement of their boats and equipment to promote sustainable fishing in Thai waters.
Published: Aug 29, 2020
The National Fisheries Association of Thailand has urged the government to solve the problem of IUU (Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing) that has been going on for more than six years, and has forced fishermen in 22 provinces to sell more than 2,500 fishing boats.