The SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department is mandated to: 1) promote and undertake aquaculture research relevant and appropriate for the region; 2) develop human resources for the region; and, 3) disseminate and exchange information on aquaculture. The document provides highlights of activities of the Department during the year 1998.
Reports on AQD's research and development activities for 1998. A special insert on AQD's 25th year anniversary celebration is included, describing the organization's contributions to the aquaculture industry in the Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries. What's new for 1998 is AQD's thrust on mangrove-friendly aquaculture; preliminary results are presented.
SEAFDEC/AQD. (1999). 1998 Highlights. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.