Fisheries technologies showcased in biotech week

The Department of Agriculture-Fisheries Biotechnology Center (DA-FBC) took part in the 17th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) celebration featuring fisheries technologies through a blended virtual and physical exhibit organized by the DA- Biotechnology Program Office (DA-BPO) on November 22- 26, 2021 at DA Building, Quezon City. Among the fisheries technologies showcased were:  1) FishTrace: a DNA-based technology continue reading : Fisheries technologies showcased in biotech week

Pangasinan fisherfolk associations train on bamboo raft technology

Fisherfolk associations from San Fabian and Binmaley, Pangasinan were trained on Bamboo Raft Technology in Oyster Production on November 23-24, 2021.  The training, which was part of the BAR-funded project, “Development and Operationalization of the Business Incubation Program of Various Fisheries and Aquaculture Technologies,” was conducted by NFRDI in collaboration with BFAR RFO and PFO continue reading : Pangasinan fisherfolk associations train on bamboo raft technology

NFRDI capacitates Sorsogon on seaweed technology

The NFRDI, in partnership with BFAR-National Seaweed Technology Development Center (NSTDC), welcomed the first day of December by having a turn-over ceremony at Brgy. Bogna, Bacon District, Sorsogon City for the project “Sea-based Culture of Laboratory Grown Kappaphycus alvarezii Propagules.” Harvested K. alvarezii or seaweeds and farm implements were distributed to the members of the Bogna Self-Help Group Association continue reading : NFRDI capacitates Sorsogon on seaweed technology

NFRDI capacitates fisherfolk beneficiaries of BAR-funded TBI project

The Brackishwater Fisheries Research and Development Center (BFRDC) of the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) conducted a series of activities, including orientation, training, and Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing to capacitate fisherfolk beneficiaries of the TBI-5 project on November 16-26, 2021 in Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Misamis Occidental. Funded by continue reading : NFRDI capacitates fisherfolk beneficiaries of BAR-funded TBI project

NCR price monitoring program implementers train on fish identification

Nine implementers from the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Price Monitoring Program (PMP) were trained on November 23-25, 2021 at the BFAR Conference Room and via Zoom. The blended training workshop was conducted by the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) in collaboration with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Fisheries continue reading : NCR price monitoring program implementers train on fish identification

NFRDI gears up for ISO

In preparation for the ISO 9001:2015 certification audit, the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) conducted a training-workshop on Internal Quality Auditing for its staff on November 9-11, 202 in Butong, Taal, Batangas. The activity aimed to solidify the systematic flow of documents and better serve the clients within and outside NFRDI. The Finance continue reading : NFRDI gears up for ISO

FRP assists Coron, Palawan in creating their “Bantay Dagat”

The National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), through its Training Division, conducted training on the basics and technical procedures of coastal and marine laws in support the creation of Coron Bantay Dagat on November 29-30, 2021 in Coron, Palawan. Participating the training were representatives from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Provincial Fisheries Office continue reading : FRP assists Coron, Palawan in creating their “Bantay Dagat”

WPEA-ITMP project ensures safety of artisanal tuna fisherfolk

The National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), in collaboration with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 4A, distributed 250 life vests to artisanal tuna fisherfolk beneficiaries in Calabarzon as part of the implementation of the West Pacific East Asia Improved Tuna Monitoring Project (WPEA-ITMP) in October 2021.  Validated through the National Stock continue reading : WPEA-ITMP project ensures safety of artisanal tuna fisherfolk

NFRDI scientist is UPLB’s alumni awardee

National Fisheries Research and Development Institute’s (NFRDI) very own, Dr. Maria Theresa M. Mutia was awarded 2021 UPLB-SESAM Distinguished Alumni Award and 2021 Outstanding Alumna for Government Service by the UPLB Alumni Association on October 19, 2021 via video conferencing. Dr. Mutia, chief science research specialist of the NFRDI’s Freshwater Fisheries Research and Development Center, continue reading : NFRDI scientist is UPLB’s alumni awardee