TBI beneficiary in Leyte harvests first milkfish produce

On August 4, Sharon Jacaban, a milkfish incubatee in Barugo, Leyte, harvested 522 kilos of milkfish grown in fish ponds after a four-month culture period. Jacaban is a beneficiary of the Technology Business Incubation (TBI) on milkfish production implemented by the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI). It aimed to determine the continue reading : TBI beneficiary in Leyte harvests first milkfish produce

NFRDI completes implementation of TBI on oyster production

The Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI), in collaboration with the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 1 and BFAR-National Fisheries Development Center (NFDC), officially ended the Technology Business Incubation (TBI) on oyster production on July 31, 2022 in Binmaley and San Fabian, Pangasinan. The project, which started on October continue reading : NFRDI completes implementation of TBI on oyster production

Introduced species in key Philippine lakes assessed for potential risks

To assess the potential invasiveness of introduced species in three important lakes in the Philippines, namely, Buhi, Mainit, and Naujan, the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) conducted a series of workshops. The activity is part of the NFRDI research project, “Risk Assessment of Introduced Fishes in the Philippines,” aimed to screen continue reading : Introduced species in key Philippine lakes assessed for potential risks

NFRDI, NSAP capacitated on policy brief writing

Researchers and technical staff from the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) and project leaders of DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) National Stock Assessment Program (NSAP) underwent a training-workshop on writing policy briefs on June 27-July 1, 2022 in Quezon City. Through the training, NFRDI aimed to institutionalize and further continue reading : NFRDI, NSAP capacitated on policy brief writing

NFRDI chief represents Philippines in APEC workshop

Dr. Lilian Garcia, executive director of the Department of Agriculture- National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI), represented the Philippines in a workshop organized by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation-Ocean and Fisheries Working Group APEC’s Oceans and Fisheries Working Group (APEC-OFWG) on June 8-9, 2022 in Bali, Indonesia. The APEC workshop titled, “Guide on Valuing Fishery continue reading : NFRDI chief represents Philippines in APEC workshop

Elevating market value of ornamental fish, maliputo through TBI

Commercialization of research-based mature fisheries and aquaculture technologies in line with DA’s twin objectives of “Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita,” the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) intensifies the promotion of maliputo and ornamental fish production through the Technology Business Incubation (TBI) program. Part of the program’s activities was a monitoring continue reading : Elevating market value of ornamental fish, maliputo through TBI

Mangrove crab technology cascaded to ‘incubatees’ in Samar and Leyte

Methodologies on mangrove crab nursery and grow-out cultures in pond setting were shared with five crab gatherers and growers through a training organized by the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute-Marine Fisheries Research and Development Center (NFRDI-MFRDC) in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on May 13, 2022. The incubatees were from the localities of Arteche and Salcedo continue reading : Mangrove crab technology cascaded to ‘incubatees’ in Samar and Leyte

Aquafeed project develops cost-effective feeds for milkfish, tilapia

To alleviate the increasing production cost of aquaculture, the Department of Agriculture (DA), through the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Division (SEAFDEC-AQD), initiated the development of an efficient, sustainable, and low-cost feeds for milkfish and tilapia. The new formulated feed, developed by Dr. Roger Edward Mamauag continue reading : Aquafeed project develops cost-effective feeds for milkfish, tilapia

Sariaya fishers assess usability of localized forecasting technology

To assess usability and effectiveness in fishing communities of ISDApp – a community-based application that provides localized weather information – the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) conducted a focus group discussion (FGD) in Sariaya, Quezon. With the assistance of the Sariaya Municipal Agriculture Office, 15 ISDApp-registered fishers were recruited to participate continue reading : Sariaya fishers assess usability of localized forecasting technology