CFA opens registration to another Special Lecture Series

You are invited to attend the Agribusiness Executives’ Program (AEP) Special Lecture entitled “THE 3 CONTRASTING STRATEGIES: Food Security, Food Reliance and Food Sovereignty”  by Dr. Paul Teng, Senior Adviser, Director’s Office, National Institute of Education of the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, on September 21, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 nn at Jade Function Room of Marco Polo Davao Hotel. Participation fee is

Is Eating Tilapia Healthy?

by Dr. Rafael Guerrero III, PhD Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is the second most important farmed fish in the Philippines next to milkfish or “bangus.”  Our country produces over 250,000 metric tons of tilapia from culture in  freshwater ponds and lake cages every year.  Per capita consumption of tilapia among Filipinos is 3 kg/yr compared to 2.5 kg/yr for milkfish and 1.6 kg/yr for roundscad or

Vietnam shrimp exports up 15% past $1.5bn

Vietnam earned US$1.56 billion from shrimp exports in the first half of 2017, up 15.7 percent annually, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP). Of the figure, white leg shrimp export earnings were estimated at nearly 955 million USD, up 20.4 percent while tiger prawn export revenue hit 421 million USD,