The Regional Fisheries Training and Fisherfolk Coordination Division (RFTFCD) and Fisheries Production and Support Services Division (FPSSD), in coordination with the Regional Fisheries Information Management Center (RFIMC), conducted its 13th session in a series of E-Learning Training on August 19, 2020.

The 13th session discussed “Organic Aquaculture” which includes the following topics:

  • Organic Approach in Breeding and Culture of Tilapia
  • Organic Approach in Breeding and Culture of Freshwater Prawn or Ulang
  • Vermicast Production (Vermicomposting)
  • Organic Feed Formulation

Organic Aquaculture is a method of fish production without harming the environment as well as human health. It promotes feasible ecological, and technical production means that are safeguarded from contamination of harmful and toxic chemical substances and the use of artificial ingredients. It also encourages the use of alternative plant materials

The 67 participants that attended the training came from the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon, Tuguegarao City, Agusan del Norte, Samar, Nueva Ecija, Mindoro, Cagayan de Oro City, Ilocos Norte, Davao Occidental, Camiguin, Surigao Del Sur, Dipolog City, Cebu, Palawan, Zambales, Iloilo, Albay, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Bohol, Iligan City, Camiguin, Camarines Sur, and Marawi City. We also have participants from Quezon City.

The Resource Speakers who shared their expertise were Ms. Virginia Panisales, Ms. Reynely Cardel from (FPSSD), Mr. John Arman Engay, and Ms. Joyce Ann Pia from (RFTFCD).