AQD technical seminar series @ Aquaculture Philippines 2017

by Development Communication Section

Looking for technical assistance, training opportunities and information regarding the latest aquaculture technologies? Aquaculture Philippines, an International Aquaculture and Fisheries and Seafood Industry Expo, will be held on 24 until 26 May 2017 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

There will be an open-to-all technical seminar series where experts from SEAFDEC/AQD, a research institution, talks about topics on aquaculture technologies for sustainable food production and stock enhancement. The sessions will be as follows:

Producing quality seeds of marine finfishes
(pompano, sea bass, grouper, snapper and milkfish)
Dr. Evelyn Grace de Jesus-Ayson
Scientist and Research Division Head

Community-based resource enhancement:
science, governance & fishers in action
Dr. Nerissa D. Salayo
Associate Scientist and Socioeconomics Section Head

Tilapia, freshwater prawn… and now,
silver perch: breeding and farming updates
Dr. Maria Rowena R. Eguia
Scientist and OIC, Manila Office

Aquaculture in inland waters:
a double-edged sword
Dr. Maria Lourdes C. Aralar
Scientist and OIC, Binangonan Freshwater Station

What is in a fish feed?
On-farm feed formulation & production
Dr. Relicardo M. Coloso
Former Scientist at SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department

Emerging disease threats in Philippine shrimp farming:
avoidance, early detection & prevention
Dr. Rolando V. Pakingking, Jr.
Scientist and Fish Health Section Head

Seaweed Kappaphycus:
Clonal propagation and culture
Ms. Maria Rovilla Luhan
Associate Scientist and Farming Systems and Ecology Section Head

How to grow mud crabs in pond: soft or hard
Dr. Emilia T. Quinitio
Senior Scientist and
Dumangas Brackishwater Station Head

Single oysters: the better, meatier, juicier alternative
Dr. Junemie Hazel Lebata – Ramos
Scientist and Training & Information Division Head

Everyone is invited to learn about these latest in aquaculture on 26 May 2017, starting at 10:00 am at the Expo Hall of the SMX Convention Center – as long as you have pre-registered (PRE-REGISTER HERE).

The Aquaculture Philippines Expo will be a venue for brands to launch their products to consumers and for consumers and aquaculture professionals to have direct access to companies and institutions offering aquaculture products and services.

Visit SEAFDEC/AQD’s booth to consult with our technical experts and get a copy of our latest publications. See you there!

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center / Aquaculture Department is a research institution that conducts research, develop technologies, disseminate information and training people in the farming of fishes, crustaceans, mollusks, and seaweeds for food, livelihood, equity, and sustainable development.

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