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Integrated aquaculture-mangrove system (aquasilvi) in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines)

An environment-friendly mangrove aquaculture system, aquasilvi promotes harmonious and co-existence between fishery species and mangrove trees in a semi-enclosed system.

The  aquasilvi culture experiences demonstrate how aquaculture can be integrated with rural development as a strategy for poverty alleviation and environmental conservation.

The culture system helps in providing alternative livelihood to fisherfolk while instilling them the value of coastal protection and maintenance of the ecosystem.

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