Wednesday , 23 September 2020
  • Seahorses get second life with SEAFDEC and NegOc islanders’ help

    The coral reefs north of Negros Island are once more teeming with seahorses after a seven-year partnership between researchers and the local island community successfully protected and replenished their wild population. At Molocaboc Island in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, divers assisted in scientific surveys of seahorse populations, technicians maintained seahorse breeding facilities, the local government’s … …

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    Conservation urged to save native catfish

    “Let us save our native catfish by conservation, management, breeding, and culture before it is too late. We must act immediately, and the future is now.” …

  • From pollution to profit: Over P3-M of shrimp harvested from a hectare

    By recycling excess nutrients that would otherwise have been released to the environment, a shrimp farm harvested almost 13 tons of shrimp worth P3.3 million (US$67,694) after just over 4 months of culture. …

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AQD holds seminar on environment-friendly aquaculture

The international seminar Environment-friendly aquaculture and stock enhancement in Southeast Asia will take place at SEAFDEC/AQD in Iloilo, Philippines on 1 December 2011. Organized by the Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University in Japan, the seminar will include presentations by AQD researchers who received study grants from the Japan society for the promotion of science through its Asia-Africa science platform program.

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A partnership for Timor-Leste

SEAFDEC/AQD and the Agricultural Cooperative Development International / Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA), a nonprofit international development organization based in the United States, put together a mud crab and fish cultivation livelihood project for Timor-Leste.

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AQD celebrates World Food Day

SEAFDEC/AQD participated in this year’s World Food Day celebrated every 16 October. For this occasion, AQD and the South East Asia Fish for Justice Network (SEAFISH) conducted a Training course on capacity building on good aquaculture practices from 11 to 15 October at AQD Iloilo station in the Philippines. In addition, AQD held a lecture on Nitrogen dynamics in shrimp and pond and environmental improvement ability of sandfish delivered by Dr. Masashi Kodama of National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency in Japan on 13 October.

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AQD calls for papers on fish health

SEAFDEC/AQD will convene the International workshop on fish health management, with the theme: Accelerating awareness and capacity building in Southeast Asia, on 1-2 March 2012 in Iloilo City, Philippines. The call for papers is on these topics: (1) Accelerating awareness in fish health management through capacity building, and (2) Innovative research & novel diagnostic techniques for fish pathogens. Deadline of abstracts: 1 December 2011.

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