Southeast Asian Zoos and Aquariums Association

The Regional Zoo Association of Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian Zoos and Aquariums Association

We are SEAZA.

We are a group of zoos and aquariums working on continuously improving animal welfare, biodiversity conservation, and public awareness through our work within and beyond our institutions.

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SNN, Taipei Zoo Hold Nutrition Workshops

29 July 2019

The SEAZA Nutrition Network (SNN) and Taipei Zoo held a series of lectures and workshops focusing on zoo animal nutrition from 15 to 19 July 2019 at Taipei Zoo, Taiwan. Read more...

Orangutan Species Management Report Now Available

15 April 2019

The SEAZA Species Management Committee has made available to members of the Association the Species Management Programme for the Orangutan. Read more...


Access to this document is exclusive to SEAZA members. Please register through the Members Area.

SEAZA Animal Welfare Standards Now Available

27 March 2019

The Southeast Asian Zoos and Aquariums Association, through its Animal Welfare and Ethics Committee, has released and implemented in 2019 its Code of Welfare and Ethics, Welfare Standards and Welfare Standards Checklist in response to the need to promote and practice high standards of animal welfare among its members in the region. Read more...

SEAZA Executive Board

C H A M P I O N S  O F  O U R  M I S S I O N

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Dr. Phan Viet Lam


Vietnam Zoos Association


Dr Lam

First Vice President

Dr. Cheng Wen-Haur

Deputy CEO

Wildlife Reserves Singapore


Dr Cheng

Second Vice President

Dr. Chin Shih-Chien


Taipei Zoo

Taipei, Taiwan

Dr Chin

Immediate Past President

Mr. Sophon Dumnui


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Board Member

Dr. H. Rahmat Shah


Perhimpunan Kebun Binatang Se-Indonesia (PKBSI)



Board Member

Dr. Kevin Lazarus


Malaysian Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria (MAZPA)


Dr Kevin Lazarus

Board Member

Ms. Kyiphyu Zaw

Chief Executive Officer

Htoo Zoos and Gardens Business Unit



Board Member

Mr. Yok Lin Gaw


Philippine Zoos and Aquariums Association (PHILZOOS)



Board Member

Mr. Benjapol Nakprasert


Zoological Park Organization under the Royal Patronage of H.M. The King

Bangkok, Thailand


SEAZA Committees

SEAZA committees are our teams of dedicated persons working together for zoo and aquarium experience enhancement across the region.

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Animal Welfare and Ethics

Chair: Mr. Willem Manansang

Deputy Chair: Dr. Sumate Kamolnorranath


Chair: Dr. Sonja Luz

Deputy Chair: Dr. Tsao Hsienshao

Constitution and By-Laws

Chair: Dr. Kevin Lazarus

Education and Training

Chair: Dr. Chin Shih-Chien

Membership and Information

Chair: Mr. Yok Lin Gaw

Nutrition Network

Chair: Dr. Francis Cabana

Species Management

Chair: Mr. Pham Anh Dung

Deputy Chair: Dr. Kanako Tomisawa

Join Us.

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Be a member of SEAZA and let us help the region's zoos and aquariums in our quest for continued improvement of public awareness, animal welfare, and biodiversity conservation.

Let's talk!