Sunday , 12 July 2020
  • Aquafarmers hurt by lockdown woes; seek help to lower feed costs

    Aquafarmers from Capiz province, dubbed “the seafood capital of the Philippines,” are feeling the sting of the pandemic as transport restrictions have driven down prices given the difficulties in distributing their milkfish, crab, and shrimp produce. …

  • Mori completes term as SEAFDEC/AQD Deputy Chief

    Dr. Koh-ichiro Mori wrapped up his stint as the outgoing Deputy Chief of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department. …

  • Online training courses being fast-tracked to empower aquaculture industry

    To help bolster the supply of seafood and sustain the development of the fish farming industry during a pandemic, SEAFDEC/AQD is fast-tracking the development of online training courses. Distance learning courses are conducted through online learning platforms, where participants can access lecture notes, instructional materials, activities, and even examinations. …

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Kalibo crab farmers find solutions to nursery woes

To improve the quality of crab production and culture, SEAFDEC/AQD, in partnership with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Kalibo Save the Mangroves Association (KASAMA), spearheaded a training session conducted for the local crab farmers of Kalibo, Aklan.

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Celebrity vet comes to aid FishWorld turtles

Celebrity host and veterinarian Dr. Ferdinand Recio of GMA Network’s ‘Born to be Wild’ visited SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) to provide medical assistance to rescued sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis and floater syndrome last 20 February 2019

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BFAR staff train on seaweed farming to boost supply

To “intensely” address the problem on the shortage of quality seed material (propagules) and increase productivity and profitability within the seaweed sector, technical staff of the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources attended a 10-day training course at SEAFDEC/AQD.

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