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    • Conference paper

      SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department: score card for 2002-2009. 

      JD Toledo & MT Castaños - In BO Acosta, RM Coloso, EGT de Jesus-Ayson & JD Toledo (Eds.), Sustainable aquaculture development for food security in Southeast Asia towards 2020. Proceedings of the Regional Technical Consultation on Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia Towards 2020, 2011 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      From 2002 to 2009, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center / Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) focused most of its research and development efforts on six thematic areas (e.g., seed supply, fish nutrition & feed development, fish health, biotechnology, environment friendly fish farming, and rural aquaculture). As a result, hatchery and grow-out technologies were developed or refined (documented in over 200 science papers and in 49 field manuals) for dissemination in Southeast Asia through training of over 2,000 government extensionists / private entrepreneurs and through other extension services. With technology availability as main criterion, AQD rated itself scores of 3-4 out of 5 in terms of accomplishments in the six thematic areas.