'Code of Practice' for sustainable shrimp farming formulated
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A "Code of Practice for Sustainable Shrimp Farming" has been formulated. Behind the move were the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD), Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development (DOST-PCAMRD), and Negros Prawn Producers' Marketing Cooperative, Inc. (NPPMCI). The four entities, through their top officials - BFAR director Malcolm Sarmiento Jr., SEAFDEC AQD chief Dr. Rolando R. Platon, PCAMRD executive director Dr. Rafael D. Guerrero III., and NPPMCI chairman Roberto Gatuslao - signified their commitment to promote sustainable shrimp farming in the country.
Fernandez, R. A. (2002, June 16). 'Code of Practice' for sustainable shrimp farming formulated. The Philippine Star, p. B-5.
Shrimp culture; Aquaculture; Sustainable aquaculture; Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development (DOST-PCAMRD); Negros Prawn Producers' Marketing Cooperative, Inc. (NPPMCI); Global Aquaculture Alliance; Department of Agriculture (DA); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Sarmiento, Malcolm Jr.; Platon, Rolando R.; Guerrero, Rafael D. III.; Gatuslao, Roberto; Philippines
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