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TPJF: Its Successful Revival and Milestones

The Philippine Journal of Fisheries (TPJF) is the official joint publication of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI). It is a semi-annual, open-access journal that accepts full paper, review articles, and short communications, among others, on relevant topics covering all aspects of fisheries, both in basic and applied sciences.

NFRDI-BFAR Joint Force on FLA Assessment

The FLA (acronym for Fishpond Lease Agreement) is a system that governs the lease of public lands for fishpond development. It is an agreement entered into by and between the Secretary [of the Department of Agriculture] and a qualified applicant for the use of developed public fishpond areas (FAO 197-1 series of 2012).

Association of small and medium scale commercial fishing operators supports activities of NFRDI and BFAR on the assessment of post-harvest losses

In a recent meeting, the Association of Small and Medium Scale Fishing Operators, through its President, Ms. Leonida Jusay, has expressed support to the activities of NFRDI and BFAR in assessing post-harvest losses in medium scale commercial fishing (ring net and purse seine). 

FGD held in Bicol region to validate FishVool data and create vulnerability maps for capture fisheries and aquaculture sectors

A Focus Group Discussion (FGD) was held to validate the collected data on capture fisheries and aquaculture using the Fisheries Vulnerability Assessment Tool, or FishVool.

DA Secretary sees a food secure Philippines with prosperous farmers and fisherfolk through his development framework called The New Thinking for Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture (DA), under the leadership of Secretary William D. Dar, pursues a development framework dubbed as the “New Thinking for Agriculture

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Dr. Santos Conferred as NAST Academician

Dr. Mudjekeewis D. Santos, the only ranked Scientist II of the NFRDI has yet again capped another feather on his decorated scientific career.....

NFRDI Shines at the 40th NAST

The NFRDI, in its pursuit of  fulfilling its mission of generating scientific information, technologies, and knowledge that will respond to the needs of the fisheries industry and the Fisherfolk, shine among the brightest during the 40th National Academy of Science and Technology.....

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Endorses 8th NFRDI Scientific Conference

July 02, 2018. Quezon City. In its continuing goal of pursuing widespread information dissemination of excellent fisheries research and development as well as best practices in fisheries management, the 8th NFRDI Scientific Conference yet again gained traction as the Commission on Higher education (CHED) had endorsed the SciCon to all government and private Institutions.....

Public Consultation on the Non-Detrimental Findings (NDF) Study for Napoleon Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)

Napoleon wrasse, locally called mameng is listed in Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendix II. This means that various factors detrimental to the species’ survival like uncontrolled trade may leave an impact on the sustainability of the species’ population...

Training/Workshop on Fish Stock Assessment Methodologies for Data Processing and Analysis: Luzon Cluster

February 26, 2018. NFRDI’s Training Division held its first training last February 20-24, 2018 at the Provincial Fisheries Office of Basco, Batanes.....

Experts Group Meeting Held

February 20, 2018. Quezon City. The Institute conducted a Small Group Expert Meeting at the NFRDI Conference Room today towards developing pro-active and timely research and development activities. The activity also tackled emerging issues on Aquaculture...

NFRDI to Establish National Center in Southern Philippines

February 08, 2018. Dapitan City. The NFRDI has embarked on yet another milestone project which is the establishment of the National Brackishwater Fisheries Research and Development Center in Dapitan City. The Local Government of Dapitan through Hon. Rosalina G. Jalosjos, City Mayor....

NFRDI Launches 8th Fish Scicon Website

February 01, 2018. Quezon City. The NFRDI recently launched the 8th Fisheries Scientific Conference (Fish Scicon) website.... 

NFRDI to Hold 8th Scientific Conference

In recognition to efforts towards ensuring fisheries sustainability and the goal of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources' goal of Food Fish Sufficiency.......

NFRDI-NFBC Presents Results for R&D Projects to Stakeholders of Taal Lake Cage Aquaculture and Capture Fisheries

NDN Grand Hotel, Sto. Tomas, Batangas. The National Fisheries Research and Development Institute-National Fisheries Biological Center (NFRDI-NFBC) conducted the Stakeholders’ Symposium on Comparative Advantage of Using Extruded Floating Feeds for Tilapia and Milkfish Cage Culture and Status of Capture Fisheries in Taal Lake... 

NFRDI-NFBC Held Groundbreaking Ceremony for its Administration and Laboratory Buildings

To set another milestone in the Institute’s endeavor towards an effective, relevant and responsive Philippine fisheries research and development, NFRDI’s Interim Executive Director Drusila Esther E. Bayate led the Groundbreaking Ceremony.....