An overview of agricultural pollution in the Philippines: The fisheries sector
MetadataShow full item record
This report is part of a national overview of agricultural pollution in the Philippines, commissioned by the World Bank. The overview consists of three ‘chapters’ on the crops, livestock, and fisheries sub-sectors, and a summary report. This ‘chapter’ provides a broad national overview of: (a) the magnitude, impacts, and drivers of pollution related to the fisheries sector’s development with a focus on aquaculture; (b) measures that have been taken by the public sector to manage or mitigate this pollution; and (c) existing knowledge gaps and directions for future research. This report was prepared on the basis of existing literature, recent analyses, and national and international statistics, as well as extensive interviews. It did not involve new primary research and did not attempt to cover pollution issues that arise in the broader aquaculture value chain, relating for instance to processing, packaging and transportation, feed processing, or veterinary drug factories.
Cuvin-Aralar, M. L. A., Ricafort, C. H., & Salvacion, A. (2016). An overview of agricultural pollution in the Philippines: The fisheries sector. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
- Books and Book Chapters 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1996)The paper documents the community fishery resources management activities of Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) in Malalison Island, Antique, Philippines.
Choudara, Hanh (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2006)Fisheries development in Lao PDR is confined to inland fisheries development and sustainable freshwater aquaculture including culture-enhanced capture fisheries and fishery-enhanced aquaculture. Given the potential of ...
Mutia, Ma. Theresa M.; Muyot, Myla C.; Torres Jr., Francisco B.; Faminialagao, Charice M. (PCAARRD-DOST, 2013)An assessment of fishery resources of Taal Lake was conducted from January to December of 2010. Fish landed catch survey was done in major landing sites of 11 coastal towns around the lake. Sampling was done 20 days a month ...Series: Summary of Proceedings No. 1/2013;