RP shrimp farmers to raise antibiotic-free shrimps
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Armed with the latest technologies in shrimp culture, the country's shrimp growers hope to regain its position in the world's top prawn producers by committing to produce antibiotic-free shrimps grown only in environment-friendly culture system. In the halcyon days of 1993 to 1996, the Philippine rank number 4 among the world's top shrimp producers overshadowed only by China, Thailand, and Indonesia. Today, the country ranked 8th in the world, prompting the Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources to sound off the wake up call by organizing the 3rd shrimp congress with the goal of consolidating the gains in shrimp culture technologies and unifying different shrimp organizations into one national organization - the PHILSHRIMP.
RP shrimp farmers to raise antibiotic-free shrimps. (2002, July 14). Malaya Business Insight, p. 2.
Shrimp culture; Antibiotics; Conferences; Recirculating systems; Biomanipulation; Animal diseases; Department of Agriculture (DA); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Philippine Shrimp Industry Inc. (PHILSHRIMP); Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD)
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