DA mulls bigger fisheries budget
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The Department of Agriculture (DA) plans to allocate a hefty P1 billion budget for the fisheries subsector, particularly aquaculture, next year. As part of moves to develop aquaculture industry, two DA agencies have partnered with a Bangkok-based regional fisheries center in carrying out three aquaculture projects in the Visayas and Mindanao. The projects of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), which are undr the banner of its Aquaculte Department's Institutional Capacity Development for Sustainable Aquaculture (ICDSA), are being carried out with the support of the DA's Bureau of Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and National Irrigation Administration (NIA).
Go, M. V. (2009, December 27). DA mulls bigger fisheries budget. The Philippine Star, p. B-3.
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Fisheries; Aquaculture; Agriculture; Weather; Fisheries; Fishery economics; Aquaculture economics; Financing; Freshwater aquaculture; Cages; Hatcheries; Research; Technology; Brood stocks; Management; Aquaculture development; Marine resources; Tagging; Department of Agriculture (DA); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); National Irrigation Administration (NIA); Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR); Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Toledo, Joebert
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