Abalone: an opportunity for sustainable livelihood for fishermen
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A team of scientists and researchers from the Western Philippines University (WPU) in Palawan province received a P4.3 million financial assistance from the United States Agency for International Aid to help increase the supply of abalone. Lota Alcantara-Creencia, who heads the research and development team, said increasing abalone production in coastal communities would provide fishermen with a source of additional income. As a supplemental source of livelihood, abalone, which can be found in many coastal areas, is a high value commodity.
Ronda, R. A. (2016, March 20). Abalone: an opportunity for sustainable livelihood for fishermen. The Philippine Star, p. B-2.
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Financing; Livelihoods; Fishers; Abalone culture; Research; Gastropod culture; Human food; Algal culture; Seaweed culture; Development projects; Western Philippines University (WPU); United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Partnership for Growth (PFG); Alcantara-Creencia, Lota; Brems, Susan
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