Assist. Prof. Dr.Amonsak Sawusdee, Researcher and Lecturer at the School of Science and Director of the Center for Academic Services, Walailak University, has been appointed to Thailand’s National Scientific and Technical Committee to establish partnerships with the Department of Fisheries to enhance and restore fisheries.
In addition, Assist. Prof. Dr.Amonsak Sawusdee has been appointed to the National Scientific and Technical Committee on the assessment of Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY) and the determination of appropriate reference points in the aquatic animal management, as well as the Executive Committee on sustainable management of blue crab fisheries.
Assist. Prof. Dr.Amonsak Sawusdee will establish cooperation with the department to conduct studies, analyze academic data related to fisheries management, make recommendations on aquatic animal management, and give advice on the maintenance of ecosystem conditions and the prevention of overfishing, illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, and destructive fishing practices which complies with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations – Goal Number 14, “Life below water”, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
In this regard, Assist. Prof. Dr.Amonsak Sawusdee is considered to be a researcher who specializes in fisheries science and continuously receives funding from various organizations such as the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) and the Agricultural Research Development Agency. Moreover, his research results have been adopted in solving problems of the development and management of marine resources, including the unique study of establishing blue crab banks and the studies conducted under the framework of the Fishery Improvement Project (FIP).