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Discusses AQD's accomplishments in 1997 in the areas of: • poverty alleviation -- the community fishery resource management projects in Malalison Island and Honda Bay • food security issues -- the technical assistance to local government units on low input aquaculture products like tilapia and mussel-oyster • environment-friendly aquaculture technologies -- the development of mudcrab culture techniques in reforested mangrove areas, and the rehabilitation of mangroves / abandoned ponds through aquasilviculture • research into export or cash crops -- mudcrab, tiger shrimp, grouper, seabass, snapper, catfish, seaweeds, abalone, marine ornamental fish. Also discussed: technology verification activities, training, and information dissemination.
SEAFDEC/AQD. (1998). 1997 highlights. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.