Farming Tilapia in Ponds in Central Luzon, Philippines

Evaluation Document | 1 July 2004
This case study illustrates biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics of Central Luzon as main producer of tilapia in the country, followed by accounts of technology and management for farming tilapia, profiles of fish farmers, markets, institutions, support services, policy and legal instruments, natural resources management, and environmental issues.

This case study illustrates biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics of Central Luzon as main producer of tilapia in the country, followed by accounts of technology and management for farming tilapia, profiles of fish farmers, markets, institutions, support services, policy and legal instruments, natural resources management, and environmental issues.

Contents 

  • Background
  • Biophysical Characteristics
  • Socioeconomic and Institutional Perspectives
  • Technology and Management
  • Profile of Tilapia Farmers
  • Transforming Processes
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Environment
  • Fish Quality
  • Crisis and Coping Strategies
  • Outcomes
  • Conclusions