Fishery scientists want to help pluck coastal families from sea of poverty
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Felix Ayson and Susana Siar, scientists at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), in Tigbauan, won by competing with groups that came up with more than 1,000 entries in the recently concluded First Philippine Development Innovation Marketplace, also dubbed Panibagong Paraan. The Competition chose 50 winners that received seed money for submitting "innovative-development ideas." It was pioneering competition among civil society organizations to receive grants from projects that would make services work for the poor.
Fishery scientists want to help pluck coastal families from sea of poverty. (2004, February 6). The Visayas Examiner, pp. 12, 11.
Scientific personnel; Poverty alleviation; Fishing communities; Food security; Fishers; Fishery resources; Small scale aquaculture; Technology; Sustainability; Aquaculture; Fish culture; Hatcheries; Mangroves; Mangrove restoration; Agreements; Cooperatives; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Australian Aid for International Development (AusAID); Manlot Cabilao Bancal Tarong-Association for the Rehabilitation of Mangoves, Inc. (MACABATA-ARM); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS); Ayson, Felix; Siar, Susana