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    • Will Drilon be Senate President soon? 

      Chanco, Boo (The Philippine Star, December 2, 1998, on page 29)
      While President Erap and his several bus and car loads of entourage had breakfast at a seaside seafood restaurant last Sunday, I joined Sen. Serge Osmeña III who visited SEAFDEC, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
    • Boracay waters being rid of coral-devouring starfishes 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 18, 1999, on page 18)
      A campaign to rid the waters of the world-famous tourists island of Boracay in Aklan of crown-of-thorns (COT) starfishes in on. Since last year, some 10,000 COTs have been manually gathered by local dive shop operators, ...
    • Women work more than men, study says 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, November 10, 1999, on page B-6)
      Contrary to what is popularly known, women in fishing communities work more than men. A study done by researchers of the Tigbauan, Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC ...
    • Iloilo's capiz shell industry to be revived 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, November 26, 1999, on page B-10)
      Efforts to revive the once lucrative but long-gone capiz shell industry in Iloilo are on. Spearheading the move are local government units (LGUs) of Iloilo's first congressional district belonging to the Panay Gulf Development ...
    • Aklan 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, December 12, 1999, on page 27)
      An aquaculture project on raising mudcrab in tidal flats has been turned over to the Kalibo Aklan Save the Mangrove Association (KASAMA), a fisheries' organization at Barangay Buswang, Kalibo. The project had earlier been ...
    • Tilapia project for rebel returnees 

      (The Philippine Star, December 19, 1999, on page 27)
      A tilapia production project is now being implemented in the San Julian dam in Tapaz, Capiz, for the benefit of local residents, particularly rebel-returnees. The project is a collaborative undertaking of the Tapaz municipal ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Seafdec develops new technology to revive ailing prawn industry 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, February 28, 2001, on page 22)
      A new shrimp production technology holds a great promise of reviving the country's moribund prawn industry. Called close recirculating system, the technology has been verified and found highly successful by the Tigbauan, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • SEA biotech lab to be set up at SEAFDEC AQD 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, May 6, 2001, on page 24)
      A biotechnology laboratory r=that will address the need for advanced aquaculture technology is Southeast Asian has been envisioned to be established here. Negotiations are under way for the setting up of the laboratory at ...
    • RP's first mariculture park to rise in Guimaras 

      Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, June 17, 2001, on page 26)
      The country's first mariculture park has been established in Igang Bay, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras. The park was jointly set up by the government-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department ...