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  • [ Personnel of Parks and Wildlife Zone Management ] 

    (The News Today, September 17, 2004, on page 1)
    Personnel of Parks and Wildlife Zone Management Rommel Parreño and Rodrigo Umadhay apply first aid to revive the wounded sea green turtle whose upper eyelid was believed to have been hit by a motorized banca's propeller ...
  • Da puts up rice fish markets in Zamboanga, Bohol 

    Simeon, Louise Maureen (The News Today, August 26, 2018, on page B3)
    The Department of Agriculture has opened a rice market in Zamboanga and fish market in Bohol as part of efforts to slowly bring down prices of basic commodities in these areas. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said ...
  • Toledo is new SEAFDEC/AQD chief 

    (The News Today, May 1, 2006, on page 1-10)
    Dr. Joebert Toledo was recently appointed new Chief of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC/AQD). Recommended by Philippine Government, Dr. Toledo’s official appointment was signed by SEAFDEC ...
  • Yap orders thorough probe on Quedancor fund mess 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (The News Today, July 16, 2007, on page 3)
    Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap has ordered a thorough audit of the loan portfolio of the Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corp. (Quedancor) due to the more than P500 million unexplained losses to the government. In a ...
  • Aklanon lass ranks 2nd in Vet Med licensure exam 

    (The News Today, September 4, 2007, on page 5)
    She only wanted to pass the Veterinary Licensure Exam but Melanie Masangkay Pelayo ranked 2nd in the roster. Pelayo graduated from Aklan State University (ASU) School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. The eldest daughter of ...
  • Aquaculture business forum set October 16-17 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA) (The News Today, September 25, 2007, on page 4)
    An Agree-Build-Organize-Transfer (ABOT) Aquaculture Business Forum will be held on October 16-17 at the Philippine Social Science Center in Diliman, Quezon City. With this, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center ...
  • Seabass project reap good harvest 

    (The News Today, February 19, 2007, on page 9)
    Five months of culture. About 200 pieces of seabass, weighing a total 83 kilograms or nearly half-kilo each fish. Suddenly, a dream project becomes reality. Early this month, on February 2, the top managers of the Southeast ...
  • SEAFDEC/AQD urges biosecurity for shrimp farms 

    (The News Today, June 18, 2007, on page 4)
    In a recent biosecurity forum, Dr. Joebert Toledo, Chief of the Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), has offered to provide shrimp farmers free diagnostic services as ...
  • SEAFDEC conducts training on seaweed biotech 

    (The News Today, April 10, 2007, on page 4)
    To survive, seaweeds need to be tougher too, and the commercially important ones like Kappaphycus and Gracilaria can be made so with the help of research. In comes biotechnology. Not to mess with the genetic make-up of ...
  • All set for oil recovery: Guimaras oil recovery operation second in history 

    Garcia, Erly C. (The News Today, March 12, 2007, on page 1-10)
    Recovery operations for the remaining oil inside the compartments of sunken tanker MT Solar 1 off the waters of Guimaras will already start as scheduled this Wednesday, March 14. Allied Shield, the recovery vessel of ...
  • Capiceños get more gov't help for aqua-marine sector 

    Guillermo, Jemin B. (The News Today, June 5, 2008, on page 5)
    The government has been helping Capiceños to further sustain its aquaculture and marine production, particularly through technical assistance and support. Provincial Agriculture chief Sylvia Dela Cruz disclosed that the ...
  • Ilonggo heads world-class research center 

    (The News Today, June 24, 2008, on page 18)
    An Ilonggo from Oton, Iloilo gets the nod from President Gloria Arroyo to continue leading the world-class research center in aquaculture that has main offices in Tigbauan, Iloilo. Dr. Joebert Toledo is Chief of the Southeast ...
  • DA eyes shrimp production of 1000,000 MT 

    (The News Today, July 11, 2008, on page 8)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to increase shrimp production to 1000,000 metric tons (MT) in five years via the large- scale production of Penaeus vannamei, or Pacific white shrimp. Agriculture Undersecretary ...
  • SEAFDEC develops early warning system for pollution in mariculture parks 

    (The News Today, September 30, 2008, on page C2)
    The Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is developing an early warning system to guard against the negative impacts of fish cages in mariculture parks. This is certainly ...
  • Ilonggo scientist featured by Time magazine 

    Burgos, Nestor P. Jr. (The News Today, October 3, 2008, on page 1-6)
    An Iloilo-based retired scientist and environmentalist have been featured by Time magazine for her work in helping protect the environment. Jurgenne Primavera, senior scientist at the Southeast Asian Fisheries and Development ...
  • Misamis Occidental gears up for mariculture after grouper spawning 

    (The News Today, October 28, 2009, on page 2)
    Grouper broodstock in the Misamis Occidental successfully spawned after two months of conditioning, jumpstarting the development of the mariculture industry in the province. The broodstock were conditioned for two months ...
  • UPV alumna gets Japanese recognition 

    Ramirez, Anna Razel L. (The News Today, October 6, 2009, on page 2)
    Dr. Ma. Junemie Hazel L. Lebata-Ramos, a BS Biology and MS Fisheries alumna of UP Visayas, has been chosen as one of the three winners of the Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (JIAYAR) for 2009. ...
  • Probe up on destruction of mangroves plantation along Dungon Creek 

    Calubiran, Maricar M. (The News Today, September 14, 2009, on page 2-6)
    The subcontractor of the P50 million dredging of Dungon Creek inconsiderately uprooted four species of mangroves and 38 different species of nipa along the riverbanks of Bolilao, in Mandurriao. In the initial report of ...
  • Guimaras fisherfolks get P2.4M livelihood grant 

    Burgos, Nestor P. Jr. (The News Today, April 15, 2009, on page 1-6)
    Fishermen in Guimaras whose livelihood were severely affected by the massive oil spill in 2006 have received a livelihood grant of US$50,000 (around P2.4 million) to help recover from the lingering effects of the disaster. ...
  • Capiz stude off to USA for Science and eng'g fair 

    Capundan, Joel E. (The News Today, March 12, 2009, on page 7)
    A third-year high school Special Science and Technology Class student of the Capiz National High School will represent the Philippines to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) to be held at Reno, Nevada, ...

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