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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.....

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NFBC Presents R&D Results of the Extruded Floating Feeds Project in Taal Lake to TVPL-PAMB

Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas, November 14, 2017. The NFRDI-National Fisheries Biological Center (NFBC) presented the results of its R&D project entitled Comparative Advantage of Using Extruded Floating Feeds 

Success story of Vivian N. Taniza

Filipinos are not destined to be poor. We all deserved to live a life out of poverty, for there are many ways of succeeding in life.....

NFRDI Mourns Loss of One of its GB Members

December 4, 2017. The Institute was deeply saddened by the untimely demise of one of its current Governing Board Members. Dr Ricardo Rotoras, president of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) in Cagayan de Oro and concurrently one of the GB Members........

2017 NFRDI Review and Evaluation of On-going and Completed R&D Projects

The National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), as mandated by RA 8550, is tasked to ensure a sustainable Philippine fisheries through Research and Development (R&D) efforts with main objectives on generating scientific information as basis for sustainable management and policy recommendation, and improving fisheries technology for the industry and fisherfolk.

NFRDI Training Needs Identification, Prioritization, and Planning Workshop for 2018

The NFRDI Training Needs Identification, Prioritization, and Planning Workshop for 2018 was held at La Breza Hotel, 155 Mother Ignacia Avenue, Quezon City 1100 on November 9, 2017. The one-day workshop was headed by Dr. Mudjekeewis D. Santos, Chief of Training Division, and was attended by representatives from BFAR Regional Offices, BFAR Central Office, and division chiefs of NFRDI

Eel: The Sunrise Industry

The eel industry of the Philippines has already been in existence long before studies were conducted about it. When the population of the Japanese eel Anguilla japonica began to decline, the Philippines became the source of glass eels of Anguilla bicolor pacifica, the alternative species for A. japonica. The export of glass eels steadily grew from the early 2000s until...

1st Governing Board Meeting for CY 2017 Held

he NFRDI held the 1st Governing Board (GB) Meeting to pave way for the review and approval of its programs, projects and budget for CY 2018. The meeting is the first of its four (4) scheduled meetings as it is the mandate of the GB to review the Institute's programs and provide...

DA designates new set of NFRDI Governing Board

By virture of DA Special Order No. 287 s. 2017 dated March 30, 2017, a new set of NFRDI Governing Board was desginated.

Monthly Employee Program, A Jumpstart to NFRDI Employee's Work-Life Balance

In celebration of the “Season of Hearts” and NFRDI’s 16th Year in Service, a line-up of simple and yet noteworthy activities were spearheaded by the HRMU for the month of February.  Commencing with the 16th Anniversary mass and program, February 1, 2017 became more exciting with the introduction of “Say it with a Heart,” a venue to express and write positive things for someone through the message board which lasted until February 28, 2017... 

NFRDI @ Sweet 16

The National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) has achieved another milestone as it celebrated its 16th Anniversary...

Orientation Training of Enumerators

The NFRDI-NFBC held a one-day orientation training of enumerators on the project of “Status of Taal Lake Capture Fisheries” under the National Stock Assessment Program last February 15, 2017 at NFBC Conference Room...