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Tilapia Congress Set for 2-3 October

by Ellen Hardy
26 September 2008, at 1:00am

PHILIPPINES - A national summit on the culture of Saline Tolerant Tilapia is set on October 2-3 at the Asian Fisheries Academy, Dagupan City

Executive Director Rafael Guerrero of the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research Development said, the summit aims to gather together all fisheries players from the academe, government, non-government and private sector to formulate the road map for research, development and extension for saline tolerant tilapias.

The summit also seeks to document the R,D & E status and gaps on saline tolerant tilapia as well as identify the package of technologies on the said specie for dissemination and promotion., Guerrero said.

The two-day summit is a joint project of the PCAMRD of the Department of Science and Technology and the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) of the Department of Agriculture.

Ellen Hardy