Work Plan ImplementationASEAN/SF/88/GEN/6
(General)November 1988

Jointly sponsored by
ASEAN/UNDP/FAO Regional Small-Scale Coastal Fisheries Development Project
and Regional Seafarming Development and Demonstration Project
Manila, Philippines
2–21 May 1988

Hosted by
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
Department of Agriculture

With the cooperation of the
Marine Science Institute, College of Science
University of the Philippines
Quezon City

ASEAN/UNDP/FAO Regional Small-Scale Coastal Fisheries Development Project
Manila, Philippines



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1.   Background and purpose

2.   Sponsors

3.   Place and duration of the training

4.   Participation

5.   Programme

6.   Implementation of the training course

6.1   Lectures and practical exercises

6.2   Field trips

6.3   Country/institution report

6.4   Discussions

7.   Evaluation of the training course

8.   Closing ceremony

 Lecture 1Coastal resources of Asia-Pacific: Environmental aspects (Abstract only)
   by Edgardo D. Gomez
 Lecture 2Status of seaweed production and utilization in Asia
   by Gavino C. Trono, Jr.
 Lecture 3Seaweed ecology: Influence of environmental factors on the structure, phenology and distribution of seaweed communities
   by Gavino C. Trono, Jr.
 Lecture 4An introduction to the seaweeds: Their characteristics and economic importance
   by Rhodora Azanza-Corrales
 Lecture 5How to identify seaweeds: Use of dichotomous keys
   by Edna T. Ganzon-Fortes
 Lecture 6Inventory and assessment of economically important seaweed stocks
   by Miguel D. Fortes
 Lecture 7The taxonomy of commercially important seaweeds in the Philippines and tropical Asian-Pacific region
   by Gavino C. Trono, Jr.
 Lecture 8Production of economically important seaweeds through culture and harvesting of natural stocks
   by Gavino C. Trono, Jr.
 Lectures 9 and 12Seaweed industry in the Philippines
   by Maximo A. Ricohermoso
 Lecture 10Progress and problems in seaweed culture
   by Gavino C. Trono, Jr.
 Lecture 11Polyculture of seaweeds with marine animals
   by Edgardo D. Gomez and Rhodora Azanza-Corrales
 Lecture 13Field and laboratory techniques in the collection, preservation and preparation of marine benthic algae for herbarium and for identification
   by Edna T. Ganzon-Fortes
 IndiaStatus of seaweed culture in India
   by V.S.K. Chennubhotla
 IndonesiaThe development of seaweed culture in Kepulavan Seribu, Jakarta
   by Darjamuni
  Report on Eucheuma culture production in Bali Province, Indonesia, 1987
   by Ketut Kiteartika
 Korea, Rep. ofCurrent situation of seaweed aquaculture development in Korea
   by Jung Jin-Tae
 MalaysiaSeaweed farming in East Malaysia
   by Arman Shah Ambo Dalli
 PhilippinesSeaweed industry of the Philippines
   by Rizalina M. Legasto
 People's Rep.of ChinaMarine Phycoculture in China
   by Wang Feijiu
 ThailandGracilaria culture in Thailand
   by Suchat Tachanaravong

 Annex 1List of participants
  2List of lecture topics and corresponding lecturers, practical works, field visits and details of the schedule of activities
  3List of training staff
  4Remarks of Dr. Edgardo D. Gomez Professor and Director, Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines
  5Address of Mr. Tengku Ubaidillah FAO Representative, Manila
  6Pooled results of the training
  8Closing statement of Dr. Gavino C. Trono, Jr. Professor, Marine Science Institute, College of Science University of the Philippines
Impressions of the participants of the Training Course on Seaweed Farming
by Dr. V.K.S. Chennubhotla, Participant from India