Towards a robust and resilient seaweed aquaculture in the Philippines
The aim of this national policy brief is to highlight the current challenges facing the seaweed industry of the Philippines based on robust, scientifically proven results from the UK Research and Innovation funded GlobalSeaweedSTAR project. The brief provides policy recommendations to support sustainable growth of the national industry and ensure its long-term resilience. The synthesis also highlights the role of seaweed aquaculture in the country as a potential nature-based solution within the ‘Blue’ or Sustainable Ocean Economy agenda.
Hurtado, A. Q., Luhan, Ma. R. J., Ferriols, V. M. E. N., Faisan Jr., J. P., Mateo, J. P., Sibonga, R. C., & Suyo, J. G. B. (2021). Towards a robust and resilient seaweed aquaculture in the Philippines (Policy Brief No. 1). GlobalSeaweedSTAR Programme.
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