Tilapia Cage Farming in Lake Taal, Batangas, Philippines

Evaluation Document | 1 July 2004
This case study focuses on the technology and management used for tilapia cage farming and nursery operations, profiles of fish farmers and other beneficiaries, and relevant processes pertinent to markets, labor, institutions, support services, policy, legal instruments, natural resources management, and environmental issues pertinent to the lake.

This case study focuses on the technology and management used for tilapia cage farming and nursery operations, profiles of fish farmers and other beneficiaries, and relevant processes pertinent to markets, labor, institutions, support services, policy, legal instruments, natural resources management, and environmental issues pertinent to the lake.

Contents 

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