IFOP makes available an interesting Farming Manual for small-scale fish farmers
9 February, 2022

IFOP makes available an interesting Farming Manual for small-scale fish farmers

February 14th, 2022 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez

IFOP Restocking and Farming Department team, with illustrations by María Ester Chapa and design by Leticia Baeza, developed “Farming System for Small-Scale Aquaculturists” Manual. Its creation is part of “Comprehensive Aquaculture Development Program for Artisanal Fishermen and Small-Scale Aquaculturists”research outreach activities, which is part of for regulation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Program which is carried out under the agreement signed between the Undersecretary of Economy and Smaller Size Companies and IFOP, Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture being its scientific-technical counterpart.

According to its main author’s words marine biologist and semi-senior researcher, Francisco Galleguillos: “The purpose of the manual is to show in a friendly and graphic way the preparation, materiality and design of 10 farming systems that could be incorporated into Small Scale Aquaculture (APE). This material was made, seeking that artisanal fishermen who are developing APE, can incorporate these techniques and/or expand their resources according to their possibilities”

The researcher from IFOP concluded by indicating: Manual contents show a simple language and very elaborate illustrations, which help to easily understand systems operation.

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