A nonprofit Combating Human Trafficking at Seas


The Multi-stakeholders Initiative for Accountable Supply Chain

of Thai Fisheries (MAST)


About mast

The Multi-Stakeholder Initiative for Accountable Supply Chain of Thai Fisheries or MAST was established in March 2016 as a coalition to address the root causes of human trafficking and IUU fishing in the Southeast Asia fishing sector with a collaborative, constructive approach.


MAST combines the expertise of experienced on-the-ground experts from civil society with well-regarded professional consultancies to activate robust positive solutions for fisher communities. MAST aims to work with civil society, businesses, and governments to move toward real change with better living conditions for workers and fishers. Our ultimate goal is to create thriving fisher communities that promote sustainable fishery, providing consumers with ethically-sourced and seafood that is free from forced and slave labor.


Active Founding Members of MAST are:




In September 2018, The Multi-Stakeholder Initiative for Accountable Supply Chain of Thai Fisheries has been registered as a nonprofit company in Thailand under the name "MAST Human" to be a reflection of our works for human and the oceans.



 “A Seafood Sector in South East Asia Free of Human Trafficking”       


A Thai-led regional, community-based participatory model that brings civil society, government and private sector together to address the root causes of human trafficking in the Southeast Asia seafood sector progressively over time.

Solving Mystery at Sea

  • Pilot Project "Digital Artisanal Fisheries"

  • Combat IUU Fishing and slave labor

  • Promote Sustainable Fishery, traceability

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  • using mobile technology to track the well-being of fishers, migrant workers in the fishing industry

  • provides a platform for listening to voices of the vulnerable

  • raising awareness, better protection, and prompt intervention  

 Access to Justice

  • Use technology to facilitate vulnerable workers to access the grievance mechanism

  • Raise awareness and prevent human trafficking in business supply

Legal & Medical Workshop

  • Equip Civil Society for Better Care of Trafficked Persons and themselves Increase NGOs' competency for transparent prosecution  


Past Events

May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 -- Field to "Bangjakreng Fisher Cooperative"

We have learned how this community struggled with the unintended consequences of EU-IUU yellow card. The new approach of civil society engagement toward constructive changes should be, -- not only highlight the...

May 24, 2017

May 24-25, 2017 -- Field Trip to Kuiburi at Prachuabkhirikhan - remarkable stories shared by the Defender of the Sea Prachuap Piya Thedyam

We got to know a warrior who commits himself to protect the abundance and diversity of the sea. He said, "actions speak louder than...

May 21, 2017

We were impressed by AAC's commitment to look after migrant workers in Thailand. AAC is a Thai-based/Myanmar-run organization advocating for labor rights and fighting discrimination against migrant workers in Thailand. They provide shelter, medical care, and pursue jus...

March 13, 2017

Global Partnerships Week Virtual Panel Discussion

The Role of Business and Public-Private Partnerships
in Combating Modern Day Slavery

March 8, 9:30AM EST (Virtual Convening)

In celebration of Global Partnership Week, Thomson Reuters Foundation and Concordia hosted a virt...

February 9, 2017

"Human Trafficking Law and Procedure: the inquisitorial system, Criminal Elements, Victim Identification, and Witness Preparation"

By Dornnapha Sukkree, Esq.
LL.B. (Honors), LL.M

Ms. Sukkree discussed the new enacted Criminal Procedure for human trafficking cases, the am...

February 8, 2017

"Trauma and the Brain - Body Connection"

By Katherine Welch, M.D. of Relentless Foundation

Dr. Welch discussed how to communicate and take good care of traumatized victims and how Civil Society taking good care of themselves. She introduced trauma-informed approaches to...

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Digital Artisanal Fisheries

piya's story


Laws & 


Thailand - Ministerial Regulation Concerning Labor Protection in Sea Fishery Work B.E. 2557 (Thai) 


Tel: +66 2613 8400 ext. 1240

mobile +66 99 829 6047