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Public-private partnerships in aquaculture: a case study on tilapia research and development

  • Acosta, B.O.
  • Sevilleja, R.C.
  • Gupta, M.V. (eds.)
  • WorldFish Center
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    In Philippines, Nile tilapia is the second most important food fish for domestic consumption, next to milkfish. Genetic improvement research for this species has progressed significantly. Public sector institutions that have played a primary role in development of improved strains of the species have also worked on sustaining the genetic quality of stocks. They have ensured that the improved stocks are disseminated commercially for the benefit of more fishfarmers. However, in view of the enormous and complex resource requirements, there is tremendous challenge for the public sector institutions to sustain the cost of long-term genetic improvement and commercialization of the improved seed from the national breeding programs. In the crop sector, such a situation has encouraged the public sector institutions to involve the private sector as a partner in breeding programs and commercialization of the products. In the case of fish, a similar trend is now emerging. In Philippines, there is an increasing private sector participation in the production and dissemination of improved tilapias.

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    This book is provided by The WorldFish Center in its series Working Papers with number 37021 and published in 2006.
    ISBN: 983-2346-54-1
    Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:37021
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