The story of SEAFDEC
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The Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) was formally established with the appointment of Dean Domiciano K. Villaluz upon nomination by the Republic of the Philippines, as Chief of the Department during the Sixth SEAFDEC Council Meeting held at Kuala Lumpur on July 3-7, 1973. The establishment of the Department was based on a proposal submitted by the Philippine Government and approved at the Fourth Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council held in Manila on January 18-22, 1971. The Aquaculture Department is now one of three SEAFDEC departments organized under the six-nation SEAFDEC Agreement, to which the Republic of the Philippines is a signatory, along with Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and South Vietnam.
The story of SEAFDEC. (1975, April 26). The Visayan Tribune, pp. 3, 4, 5, 6.
Agreements; Conferences; Research institutions; International organizations; Aquaculture; Governments; Development projects; Laboratories; Fresh water; Research; Prawn culture; Shrimp culture; Financing; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Mindanao State University (MSU); Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR); Philippine Fisheries Commission; National Science Development Board; Bureau of Public Highways; Seto Island Sea Farming Fisheries Association; Tokyo University of Fisheries; Yashima Aquarium; Hiroshima University; Ishikawa Prefecture; Kagawa Fisheries; Overseas Fisheries Cooperation Foundation; Villaluz, Domiciano K.; Gonzales, Felix; Tamano, Mauyag; Marcos, Ferdinand E.; Tanco, Arturo Jr.; Urabe, Toshio; Kuronuma, Katsuzo; Kobayashi, Utao; Kumagani, Shigeru; Prefecture, Kagawa; Motoh, Hiroshi; Kambara, Shigemi; Nikiyama, Yushitetsu