Friday, September 10, 2010

3rd Pinoy Aquatic Fair

The 3rd Pinoy Aquatic Fair staged last September 10 to 12 at the AANI Herbal Garden and Livelihood Center at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City.

Like any other fair, Pinoy Aquatic Fair showcased fisheries products and services from the booths of private and government entrepreneurs, and sell fisheries products as well.

Moreover, the event offered free lectures on different topics which include discussions on innovative technologies in mariculture, aquasilviculture, and fish feed formulation. A free consultation on the production of shrimps, tilapia, bangus, shellfishes, crabs, sea cucumber, abalone, scallops, sea urchins, seaweeds, and lapu-lapu was also conducted.

Featuring the latest developments in fisheries and relates products, the event was presented and organized by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Agri-Aqua Network International (AANI). This year’s theme focused on sustainable fish farming and aims to promote aquaculture and mariculture to increase local food production and to create jobs and new opportunities in the fisheries sector.


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