IFOP researchers present in Workshop organized by Aysén Regional Strategic Fishing Program
4 August, 2017

IFOP researchers present in Workshop organized by Aysén Regional Strategic Fishing Program

August 7th, 2017 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez

“Perspectives of the fishing sector towards 2027” workshop organized by CORFO, in Hotel Loberías dependencies in Puerto Chacabuco, it accounted with great part of the representatives of the fishing sector both artisan and industrial of Aysén, representatives of the Regional Government, local authorities, and researchers from Universities and Regional Research Centers. Presentations were made by representatives of Sernapesca, Subpesca, Fundación Pitipalena, and researchers from UACH and IFOP.

This workshop objective was to show different initiatives that started in 2016, prior to the implementation of the Regional Strategic Program in 2017, and which are considered “early fruits” that should have been implemented given the evidence and coherence with strategic planning, where the red tide was identified through public consultation, as one of the major gaps for the diversification of production in the artisanal fishing sector.

During the day Aysén IFOP’s headquarters chief Hernán Padilla and researcher Romanet Seguel began the day with presentations that addressed the progress of Transfer Programs “Improvement of the Monitoring of FANs in the XI Region” and “Detoxification of Bivalves resources in Aysen region “respectively.

Both initiatives aim to mitigate the negative impacts generated by harmful algal blooms in the benthic fisheries sector. They are financed by Aysén Regional Government under the Special Zone Extreme Development Plan (PEDZE).

To conclude the day, the Chief of IFOP Environment Department Gastón Vidal presented to the participants the different initiatives carried out by the Division of Aquaculture Research in the XI Region.

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