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PHILIPPINES


Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

Address:

860 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City 1100

Tel.:

(632)-372-50-57/372-50-43

Fax:

(632)-372-50-48



Head of Organization

Director, Mr Malcolm I. Sarmiento, Jr.

Type of Organization

Development and Research Institute

Responsible Authority

Department of Agriculture



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 41

Others: 5

Working Languages:

English; Filipino



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Depuration; Bulk Handling and Storage; Live Fish Transport; Storage.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Processing of Agar from Gracilaria; Chitin/Chitosan; Fish Protein Concentrate; Surimi; Fish Oil; Irradiation of Frozen Prawns and dried Salted Fish; Fish Leather.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Algae.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; Traditional and New Equipment; Marine Biotechnology.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance; HACCP Programme.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography; Fishery Biology; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution; Fish Chemistry; Microbiology; Marine Natural Products.



Present Programmes:

Improvement of Fish Handling Practices; Reduction of Spoilage Losses; Development of Value-added Products; Quality Assurance; Development of Quality Standards and Codes of Practice; Chemical and Microbiological Studies.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Cyanide Detection Test (CDT); Post Harvest Technology (Fish Handling, Processing and Product Development); Bioassay for PSP Toxin; Agar Processing; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library; Research Vessel; Fish Culture Ponds.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Fish Processing, Chemical and Microbiological Analysis, Product Development and Quality Control

quarterly

1-3 months

English/Filipino

Food Safety and Quality Assurance Program

twice/year


English/Filipino



Serial Publications:

Philippine Fisheries Research Journal; Fisheries Newsletter

College of Fisheries, University of the Philippines in the Visayas

Address:

Miagao, Iloilo 5023

Tel.:

(63)-33-3158143

Fax:

(63)-33-81.534

E-mail:

upv_cf@iloilo.net



Head of Organization

Dean, Leonor M. Santos

Type of Organization

Research Institute; Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.; Government Dept.

Responsible Authority

Chancellor and President of the University



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 9

Others: 16

Working Languages:

English; Philippine; Hiligaynon



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Fishmeal.


Species:

Fish; Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Algae.


Development:

Traditional and New Processes; New Packaging; New Equipment.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography; Fishery Biology; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution; Fish Systematic.



Present Programmes:

Academic Programme:
a) Bachelor of Science in Fish Processing Technology.
b) Master of Science in Fish Processing Technology.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Hatchery Laboratory.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library; Research Vessel; Machine Shop; Fish Culture Ponds; Walk-in Freezer; Hatchery Ponds.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

BSc/MSc in Fish Processing Technology

on-going

not specified

English

Fish Processing Technology-Quality Control


3 weeks

English

Post Harvest Technology-Handling/Quality Control


3 weeks

English

Institute of Food Science and Technology

Address:

University of the Philippines at Los Baños, College, Laguna 4031

Tel.:

(63)-94-5363472/5362358

Fax:

(63)-94-5361070

E-mail:

ecv@mudspring.uplb.edu.ph



Head of Organization:

Dr. Ernesto V. Carpio

Type of Organization:

Academic and Research Institute

Responsible Authority:

Chancellor



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 9

Others: 24



Major Fields of Interest:



Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Minced Products


Species:

Fish


Development:

Traditional Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Fish Dryers


Quality:

Fish Quality Control/Assurance


Others:

Consultation; Training; Extension



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Microbiology; Processing; Quality Control; Engineering


Others:

Pilot Plant; Experimental Kitchen; Taste Panel Room

Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development

Address:

Los Baños, Laguna



Head of Organization:

Executive Director, Dr. Rafael D. Guerrero III

Type of Organization:

National Council

Responsible Authority:

Department of Science and Technology



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 2

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Depuration.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Fishmeal; Value-added Products Manufacture.


Species:

Fishes; Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Seaweed, Marine Invertebrates


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance; GMP; HACCP


Others:

Nutrition; Economics; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography; Fishery Biology; Management Information; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Processing; Utilization of Fish Fishery Products; Value-added Products Formulations.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Processing and Utilization of Fish and Fishery Products

on request

1-2 days

English/Filipino


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