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  • Revived hatchery signals major step towards Philippine milkfish fry sufficiency

    The embattled milkfish industry in the Philippines got a shot in the arm as the first rehabilitated hatchery in Western Visayas, which is expected to produce 5 to 10 million bangus fry every year, started its operations to address the persistent shortage of milkfish seeds in the country. Located in the province of Aklan, the … …

  • Youth called to engage in aquaculture to secure fish supply

    The African swine fever threatening the protein supplies of the country still grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the chief of an international research center to call for more youth to be involved in aquaculture. “Now, more than ever, is the time for our youth to engage in the efficient production of healthy protein through … …

  • Baliao: Revive abandoned hatcheries to boost local aquaculture

        ROXAS City – To boost the local aquaculture industry, SEAFDEC/AQD Chief Dan Baliao said abandoned and underutilized hatcheries in the province should be rehabilitated to produce much-needed crablets and fish fry. He said this during a dialogue with local fish farmers who aired that there were not enough suppliers of crablets that they … …

  • Heated tanks lead to productive milkfish spawning in cold months

    SEAFDEC/AQD is promoting a simple technology to address the perennial shortage of milkfish fry that continues to hound fish farmers in the Philippines during the colder months of the year. …

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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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