Value chain analysis for sea cucumber in the Philippines

Brown, E.O. and Perez, M.L. and Garces, L.R. and Ragaza, R.J. and Bassig, R.A. and Zaragoza, E.C. (2010) Value chain analysis for sea cucumber in the Philippines. Penang, Malaysia, The WorldFish Center, (Studies and Reviews, 2120)

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Abstract

This study examined the sea cucumber industry in the Philippines through the value chain lens. The intent was to identify effective pathways for the successful introduction of sandfish culture as livelihood support for coastal communities. Value chain analysis is a high-resolution analytical tool that enables industry examination at a detailed level. Previous industry assessments have provided a general picture of the sea cucumber industry in the country. The present study builds on the earlier work and supplies additional details for a better understanding of the industry's status and problems, especially their implications for the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded sandfish project "Culture of sandfish (Holothuria scabra) in Asia- Pacific" (FIS/2003/059). (PDF contains 54 pages)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Value chain analysis for sea cucumber in the Philippines
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Brown, E.O.
Perez, M.L.
Garces, L.R.
Ragaza, R.J.
Bassig, R.A.
Zaragoza, E.C.
Corporate Creator/Author: WorldFish Center
Series Name: Studies and Reviews
Number: 2120
Date: 2010
Publisher: The WorldFish Center
Place of Publication: Penang, Malaysia
Projects: Sea ranching and restocking sandfish (Holothuria scabra) in Asia-Pacific
Funders: Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Philippines; Sea cucumber; Holothuria scabra
Subjects: Aquaculture
Item ID: 4702
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2011 11:00
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:04
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/4702

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