(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, respectively