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SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary-General attends the 44th Anniversary of AQD

SEAFDEC Deputy Secretary General Dr. Kaoru Ishii attended the 44th Anniversary of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) with the theme “Continuing diversity and innovations for globally competitive and sustainable aquaculture.”. This one-day anniversary event was organized on 7 July 2017 at the Multi-purpose Hall of AQD in Tigbauan Main Station, Iloilo, Philippines. The event was presided over by Ms. Remia Aparri, Director of Regional Office VI of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), and was attended by more than 300 scientists and AQD staff. While congratulating AQD and the staff for achievements made throughout the past year toward addressing food security requirement, Dr. Ishii expressed his wish for AQD to continue supporting the Southeast Asian aquaculture development toward sustainability in the future.