The international seafood trade: Marine ornamentals trade in the Philippines and options for its poor stakeholders

This report provides insight into the status of the marine ornamental fish trade in the Philippines, including policy environment, collection, chain of custody, distribution channels, markets and constraints.

The report also reviews the livelihoods of poor stakeholders in market chains including economic and financial aspects, natural and physical resources, livelihood patterns, social structures.

The report provides recommendations for policy makers and stakeholders in improving the livelihoods of poor stakeholders in marine ornamental fish collection and market chains and management of the resource.


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Technical publications

NACA publishes technical papers and manuals for a wide variety of farming systems and related environmental and social issues. Many of these provide guidance on better management practices with a view to improving crop outcomes and on-farm resource utilisation efficiency. By using inputs such as feed and power more efficiently, farmers can simultaneously improve their profitability and environmental performance.