NFRDI consults with feedmill coops, stakeholders for adoption of aquafeed project

To discuss the results of the aquafeed project including available support, recommendations, and ways forward for technology adoption, the DA-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), organized a consultative meeting with different feedmill cooperatives, stakeholders, and officials from the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 1, 3, and 4A on December 2, 2022 in continue reading : NFRDI consults with feedmill coops, stakeholders for adoption of aquafeed project

NFRDI conducts ‘aquanegosyo’ training on tilapia culture and aquaponics

Twenty-seven participants from Isabela, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, and Olangapo were trained on tilapia culture through the “Aquanegosyo para sa mga Filipino: Pag-aalaga ng Tilapia sa Makabagong Panahon” held on December 1, 2022 at the Villar Sipag Farm School, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. The training was conducted by the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research continue reading : NFRDI conducts ‘aquanegosyo’ training on tilapia culture and aquaponics

Implementation of TBI project on bamboo raft technology for oyster production assessed

To evaluate the progress of implementation of the Technology Business Incubation (TBI) project on bamboo raft technology for oyster production, the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) conducted an assessment workshop on November 29, 2022 in Binmaley and San Fabian, Pangasinan. The workshop aimed to assess the project’s design and implementation, gather continue reading : Implementation of TBI project on bamboo raft technology for oyster production assessed

DA-FBC showcases fishery technologies during biotech week

The Department of Agriculture- Fisheries Biotechnology Center (DA-FBC), hosted by DA-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), highlighted two technologies on red tilapia and mudfish as part of its participation in the 8th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) celebration held on November 21-25, 2022 at the Philippine Trade Training Center, Pasay City. The breeding program for continue reading : DA-FBC showcases fishery technologies during biotech week

NFRDI receives Outstanding Stakeholder’s Award

The Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) was bestowed the “Outstanding Stakeholder’s Award” by the First Scout Ranger Regiment (FSRR) in recognition of its untiring support and contribution to the advancement of the regiment’s aquaculture transformation path. Dr. Lilian Garcia, NFRDI executive director, accepted the award during the 72nd founding anniversary of continue reading : NFRDI receives Outstanding Stakeholder’s Award

Tilapia dialogue convenes stakeholders to resolve urgent concerns

To address pressing issues and concerns on tilapia, a priority commodity of the Philippine aquaculture subsector, a national dialogue was organized to bring together key stakeholders of the entire value chain of the tilapia industry. The national dialogue was organized by the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) on November 22-24, 2022 continue reading : Tilapia dialogue convenes stakeholders to resolve urgent concerns

New-gen of stock assessment experts contribute for science-based fishery management, policy formulation

After finishing an intensive month-long training on tropical fish stock assessment, a new generation of stock assessment experts is ready to contribute to a higher-level science-based management and policy formulation to sustain the country’s fisheries production. The training, held in two phases: October 3-15 and November 7-18, 2022, was composed of project leaders, assistant project continue reading : New-gen of stock assessment experts contribute for science-based fishery management, policy formulation

NFRDI capacitates BFAR’s Red Tilapia research personnel on IEC production

To upskill research personnel of five regions of the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) CAR, 1, 2, 3, and 5 who are involved in the project implementation of the Red Tilapia, the DA-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), through its Training Division, conducted a training-workshop on the production of Information, Education and continue reading : NFRDI capacitates BFAR’s Red Tilapia research personnel on IEC production

NFRDI bags award in 16th PACS annual meeting and scientific forum

The study, “Reassessing the Identification and Distribution of “Ludong”, Cestraeus spp., in Northern Philippines” by Vanessa Mae Escaño, as mentored by Dr. Mudjekeewis Santos, chief of the Training Division of the DA-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), was bestowed third best poster award during the 16th Annual Meeting and Scientific Forum held on November continue reading : NFRDI bags award in 16th PACS annual meeting and scientific forum

Phl fishery experts upskilled on Chondrichthyan identification

Technical staff, Noimie Rose B. Dicdiquin of the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) and Rea Mae O. Casco of the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), participated in a five-day training-workshop in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia to be technically equipped on taxonomic identification of Chondrichthyan species. Chondrichthyans are cartilaginous fishes including sharks, continue reading : Phl fishery experts upskilled on Chondrichthyan identification