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  • Fisheries conference set Nov. 19-24 

    (The Philippine Star, November 18, 2001, on page 26)
    Top fisheries officials in Southeast Asia will meet in Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov. 19-24 to tackle fisheries issues besetting the region. The six-day top-level conference is jointly organized by the Association of Southeast ...
  • Montemayor launches RP's 1st comm'l mariculture park 

    (The Philippine Star, August 19, 2001, on page 14)
    Convinced that aquaculture may yet solve the country's food security problem and alleviate poverty in the countryside, Agriculture Secretary Leonardo Montemayor has personally launched the first commercial mariculture park ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, October 21, 2001, on page 14)
    Nine nationals of as many Southeast Asian countries completed recently and intensive training course on mangrove-shrimp culture systems conducted in Tigbauan town. The course was conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries ...
  • RP's first marine park to provide 20,000 jobs 

    Regalado, Edith (The Philippine Star, August 18, 2001, on page 14)
    Some 20,000 villagers are expected to be employed in the country's first marine culture park that was launched this week in the Island Garden City of Samal. The P30-million Samal City government in cooperation with the ...
  • Asean, Seafdec hold ministerial level conference on fisheries 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, February 19, 2001, on page 1)
    Two Southeast Asian organization have agreed to convene a ministerial level conference on sustainable fisheries late this year. To be held on Nov. 7-12 in Bangkok, Thailand, the week-long conference will be organized by ...
  • Int'l course on freshwater aquaculture slated 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, March 25, 2001, on page 22)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) will conduct an international training course on freshwater aquaculture at its Binangonan Freshwater Station in Binangonan, Rizal, from ...
  • Bangus industry headed for much better times 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, March 25, 2001, on page 26)
    The country's milkfish industry, saddled over the years by an acute fry shortage problem, can now look forward to much better times. This optimistic outlook stems from the initial headway achieved by a project being supported ...
  • Month-long training on aquaculture set 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, April 1, 2001, on page 26)
    The govenment-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department SEAFDEC AQD) will conduct an international training course on freshwater aquaculture from April 18 to May 17. The month-long course ...
  • Fisheries techno-caravan starts tomorrow 

    (The Philippine Star, April 22, 2001, on page 24)
    Three agencies involved in the development of the country's fisheries and aqautic resources are joining hands anew to deliver breakthroughs to fisherfolk in the North through a fisheries technology caravan from April 23 ...
  • DA caravan brings technology directly to fishermen 

    (The Philippine Star, May 3, 2001, on page 23)
    In a move to bring modern and cost-effective technologies directly to its clientele, the Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has successfully concluded its fisheries technology ...
  • Antique 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, June 17, 2001, on page 14)
    Even mountains farmers in some areas of Antique will soon have ready supply of fish. This optimistic view was expressed by Gov. Exequiel Javier following the setting up of a tilapia project in Remegio town which can be ...
  • Samar 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, June 24, 2001, on page 24)
    A government-hosted Southeast Asian center and nongovernment organization have renewed their working partnership aimed at boosting the development of Samar. The Tigbauan, Iloilo based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
  • SEAFDEC AQD to turn 28 

    (The Philippine Star, July 5, 2001, on page 22)
    The government-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) will celebrate its 28th anniversary on July 4-6. Seat of the celebration is the SEAFDEC AQD main complex in Tigbauan, ...
  • Mud crab training program slated 

    (The Philippine Star, July 25, 2001, on page 23)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) and the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) will co-sponsor a training course on mud crab (alimango) seed ...
  • Training on alimango starts Aug 14 

    (The Philippine Star, August 12, 2001, on page 24)
    A training course on mud crab (alimango) seed production will be held at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) from Aug 14 to Sept. 13. To be conducted by SEAFDEC AQD, the ...
  • Breakthrough in seahorse breeding achieved 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, February 12, 2001, on page B-2)
    Seahorse, a tiny ornamental marine species, can now be bred in captivity. This has been made possible with the completion of this sea creature's life cycle in captivity. The scientific headway was achieved by researchers ...
  • RP, other countries to depend more on aquaculture-expert 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, February 4, 2001, on page 23)
    The immediate future will see the Philippines and other countries depending more on aquaculture (fishfarming) to feed their burgeoning population. "Aquaculture is expected to boost the food security agenda not only of the ...
  • Wastelands eyed for aquaculture production 

    (The Philippine Star, February 2, 2001, on page 23)
    The Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources entered recently into an agreement with the provincial government of Ilocos Norte to develop jointly a one-hectare unproductive sand dune ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, January 28, 2001, on page 25)
    A mangrove-friendly shrimp culture project is now being implemented by a government-hosted Southeast Asian venter based in Tigbauan town. A project is part of the Msngrove-Friendly Development Program being undertaken by ...
  • Aquaculture engineers eye mariculture parks 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, January 7, 2001, on page 23)
    Mariculture parks may soon be part of the country's coastal landscape. That is, if things go well according to plans of the Society of Aquaculture Engineers of the Philippines (SAEP). Mariculture park, as described by ...

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