Seafarming and community development in the Philippines
This paper provides information on the seafarming activities in the Philippines, which includes milkfish, seabass and grouper cage and pen culture. It also provides some other seafarming alternatives including mud crab, seaweed, mussels and oysters. The paper gives information on community-based coastal resource management as a strategy for community development. The Philippines Government Fishery Resources Management project was outlined. The problems and issues associated with seafarming in the Philippines are described.
Agbayani, R. F. (2002). Seafarming and community development in the Philippines. In Report of the Regional Workshop on Sustainable Seafarming and Grouper Aquaculture, Medan, Indonesia, 17-20 April 2000. Collaborative APEC Grouper Research and Development Network (FWG 01/99) (pp. 177-186). Bangkok, Thailand: Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific.