Technology on the use of Bigger Size Milkfish Fingerlings and Floating Feeds Promoted to Quezon Province’s fisherfolks.

The DA-NFRDI, in cooperation with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Region IVA (BFARIVA), had promoted the technology on the use of bigger size milkfish fingerlings and extruded floatingfeeds to fisherfolk at Brgy. Walay, Padre Burgos, Quezon Province, on August 6, 2020. The collaborativeR&D project between the agencies aims to determine the growth and survival continue reading : Technology on the use of Bigger Size Milkfish Fingerlings and Floating Feeds Promoted to Quezon Province’s fisherfolks.

20 cooperators from Ilaya and Lemery, Batangas awarded with Material Inputs as NFRDI’s Technology Promotion of Maliputo

Ten cooperators from Sambal Ilaya and another ten from Wawa Ibaba, Lemery, were awarded materialinputs as NFRDI’s partner in its technology promotion project on July 30, 2020. Each cooperator receiveda set of materials for cage operation, including polyethylene nets, polyethylene rope, bamboo, nylontwine, floaters (containers), and a solar lamp.The awarding was a part of the continue reading : 20 cooperators from Ilaya and Lemery, Batangas awarded with Material Inputs as NFRDI’s Technology Promotion of Maliputo

FiSearch Now Available

The Department of Agriculture – National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) is happy to announce the publication of its official newsletter, FiSearch, coined from Fisheries Research.  The current issue was conceived and produced while the Information and Education Section staff of NFRDI’s Training Division are on Work-from-Home scheme due to the Enhanced Community Quarantine, continue reading : FiSearch Now Available

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).  Ms. Jusay committed the association’s support in the presence of: Dr. Ulysses continue reading : Association of small and medium scale commercial fishing operators supports activities of NFRDI and BFAR on the assessment of post-harvest losses

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.  The framework is built around eight paradigms designed to increase productivity and profitability of farmers and fishers through sustainable, globally-competitive and climate-resilient technologies and practices. Want to know more of our Secretary’s New continue reading : DA Secretary sees a food secure Philippines with prosperous farmers and fisherfolk through his development framework called The New Thinking for Agriculture

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.  As a vulnerability assessment tool, FishVool is simple and offers an effective data collection tool for identifying areas that are highly vulnerable to climate change impacts.  During the FGD, experts continue reading : FGD held in Bicol region to validate FishVool data and create vulnerability maps for capture fisheries and aquaculture sectors