Gov't crafts masterplan for eel industry development
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The Department of Agriculture (DA) is investing around P20 million to develop the local eel industry, with a focus on the sustainable utilization and conservation of resources. The DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is formulating a master plan for the nationwide development of the industry and implementation of sub-activities that will start next year. “The plan is focused on the development of studies on the culture of eel, nursery grow-out, feed formulation and farming systems, and sustainable resource utilization,” said Evelyn Ame, DA-BFAR national eel focal person.
Simeon, L. M. (2017, December 3). Gov't crafts masterplan for eel industry development. The Philippine Star, p. B4.
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