College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS)

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES VISAYAS
COLLEGE OF FISHERIES AND OCEAN SCIENCES

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CHED – NAFES Project: “Technology Transfer of Improved Dried Products from Low-Value Fish Species” by Dr. Sharon Nuñal

The Institute of Fish Processing Technology (IFPT) of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), as the leadinstitution, implemented the project, “Technology Transfer of Improved Dried Products from Low Value Fish Species” in collaboration with the five Provincial Institutes for Fisheries and Agriculture (PIAF): Aklan State University (ASU), Capiz State University (CapSU), Iloilo State …

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Technology Transfer of Fisheries Post-Harvest Technologies to Fisherfolks in Antique by Dr. Sharon Nuñal/ Prof. Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap

As part of IFPT’s extension activities, the Institute implemented the public service project “Technology Transfer of Fisheries Post-Harvest Technologies to Fisherfolks in Antique” from November 2019 to January 2020 through the UP Extension in Antique program of UP Visayas and the UP System. The project is primarily aimed at engaging the Institute with the fisherfolk …

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Training on Sediment Quality – Dr. Shiela Mae Santander-De Leon

Sediment quality is one of the health indicators that is heavily affected by pollution brought by anthropogenic causes in forms of marine trash and coastal aquaculture. It is very important to monitor the health of these habitats, to come up with effective solutions and balance the use and disuse of resources (i.e., fallow period for …

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Istorya Lawod: Stories of our Oceans – IMFO

Stories that people hold can be as vast as the ocean. Like the waves, it may bring various emotions – joy, sadness, excitement, curiosity, and more. Istorya Lawod is a form of information education, wherein the bimonthly webinar series hosts marine scientists, fisheries managers, and more, into an interactive discussion forum that aims to reach …

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ISDA Talk – IMFO

In partnership with the UP Ichthyophilic Society (UPIS) and its alumni association, IMFO hosts an annual seminar to disseminate relevant information and inspire interaction with the audience that are from different sectors, which include students, stakeholders, NGAs and NGOs. With the theme “A conversation on conservation”, current issues and perceived problems in fisheries and marine …

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San Joaquin farmers get livelihood support under CFOS-IA’s “ABANTE” program

Another farmer from one of the upland barangays in San Joaquin, a coastal town in southern Iloilo, was happy to be the latest recipient of fingerlings from the Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IA), UP Visayas. Mr. Avelino S. Servidad, 58, married, from Brgy. Cadoldolan, which is around four kilometers away …

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UPV-CFOS seaweed team to provide assistance to Iloilo seaweed farmers

Prof. Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap, dean of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UP Visayas (UPV-CFOS), expressed her willingness to assist the seaweed sector in Iloilo province. Yap, the project leader of the UPV-CFOS Seaweed Research Group during the Northern Iloilo Seaweed Convergence Meeting on May 31, 2022, outlined plans and proposals that they …

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CFOS-IA imparts aquaculture knowledge to Leganes SHS teachers anew

The Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IA) shared knowledge on basics of aquaculture to senior high school (SHS) teachers of Leganes National High School, Leganes, Iloilo on May 17, 2022. CFOS-IA, through the Brackishwater Aquaculture Center (BAC), a research facility of the Institute based in Leganes, conducted an online lecture on …

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CFOS-IFPT trains Iloilo island fisherfolks on value addition and good manufacturing practices for scallops

Team Scallops of the Institute of Fish Processing Technology, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IFPT) trained local fisherfolks from Islas de Gigantes, a group of islands in the northernmost part of Carles, Province of Iloilo on value addition and good manufacturing practices for scallops on March 24, 2022. A total of 18 members of …

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