Wednesday , 18 September 2019

AQD extends its aquaculture technologies to GIZ program advisers

(L-R) Ms. Bernardita Eullaran orients the visitors about AQD’s milkfish hatchery and GIZ group visit AQD’s small-scale

To explore aquaculture technologies that are ready for adoption, 20 program advisers of GIZ SNRD Asia (Sector Network Natural Resources & Rural Development) coming from Germany, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pacific Islands, and the Philippines visited SEAFDEC/AQD’s Tigbauan Main Station in Iloilo, Philippines on 9 November.

The group was introduced to AQD’s technical assistance mechanism and toured around the hatcheries and facilities. AQD scientists Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa and Dr. Ma. Junemie Hazel Lebata-Ramos gave lectures on mud crab culture and stock enhancement of abalone & seahorse, respectively.


Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa (top) and Dr. Ma. Junemie Hazel Ramos discuss AQD’s
research on mud crab and stock enhancement,

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