Tuesday , 1 December 2020
  • ‘Spaghetti’ fed to shrimp in bid to cut aquaculture cost

    Humans are not the only ones who enjoy eating spaghetti—shrimp can, too. Researchers are using nutritious green “spaghetti algae” in fish and shrimp feeds as part of a broader move to bring down the cost of expensive aquafeeds which account for over half the expenses of farmers. “The ultimate aim of using spaghetti algae, or … …

  • Disease-afflicted PH seaweed farms see hope with help of scientists

    Seaweed farming, a multi-million dollar export industry in the Philippines, is at the centerpiece of a worldwide effort by scientists to better address the outbreak of diseases and pests that are plaguing the farms. With an estimated 116,000 families in the country reliant on seaweed farming, SEAFDEC/AQD as part of the UK Research and Innovation … …

  • Japanese conservation biologist is new deputy chief of SEAFDEC/AQD

      The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), a regional treaty organization that promotes sustainable fisheries among its 11 member countries, welcomed the new deputy chief of its Aquaculture Department (AQD) based in Iloilo last Oct. 20, 2020. Dr. Sayaka Ito, a Japanese scientist with expertise in aquatic conservation biology, replaced fellow Japanese Dr. Koh-ichiro … …

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AQD and GOJ-TF convene two international events

On 1 December 2001, SEAFDEC/AQD and the Government of Japan Trust Fund (GOJ-TF) hosted the International seminar on environment-friendly aquaculture & stock enhancement in Southeast Asia and concluded the International training course on community-based freshwater aquaculture for remote rural areas of Southeast Asia.

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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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