Agriculture eyes seaweed roadmap
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The Department of Agriculture said it is seeking to release a roadmap for seaweed production covering the year 2017-2022 to help farmers establish a sustainable and competitive industry. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol directed Undersecretary for Fisheries Eduardo Gongona to come up with a roadmap that will lay down all the programs of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for a national seaweed program. National seaweed coordinator Irma Ortiz said BFAR wanted to bring back the country as the world’s leading producer of seaweeds such as Euchema and Kappaphycus.
Gonzales, A. L. E. (2017, April 6). Agriculture eyes seaweed roadmap. Manila Standard, p. B3.
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