[Philippines] A small fishermen association in this city received aid from the city government and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). The Baluan Fisherfolk Association received 20 sets of seaweeds farming implements from Bfar and from the City Agriculturist’s Office (CAO). Continue reading Seaweed farming tools for fisherfolk
[USA] Paul Dobbins works on a farm that needs no inputs — no fertilizer, no pesticides, no water. Oh, and it doesn’t use any land either. This farm increases wildlife habitat simply by existing. It causes no erosion, cleans up pollution, and it captures more carbon than it releases. Continue reading How to feed the world, with a little kelp from our friends (the oceans)
[India] Despite the availability of seaweed in coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, the governments are not focusing on commercial production, studies revealed. The areas surrounding Pulicat Lake are abundant with seaweed. Continue reading No focus on commercial seaweed production in AP
[UK] Plans have been unveiled that will see mainland Britain’s first commercial-scale seaweed farm set up in Scottish waters later this Continue reading Seaweed farm to begin production off Argyll coast
[Indonesia] Entrepreneurs are hailing seaweed as a potential “miracle crop.” Could seaweed farming help lift coastal communities out of poverty? Continue reading Blue Revolution
[Indonesia] Indonesia has ambitious plans to add value to its seaweed industry – but its success could depend on the outcome of an ongoing tug-of-war between industry and government. Continue reading What will it take to make Indonesian seaweed competitive?
[Indonesia] Rain clouds moved in as Iain Neish and I pulled up to the site of his once-future seaweed farm along the flat, winding coast of Continue reading Could seaweed farming help lift coastal communities out of poverty?
Zoom in on this satellite image of South Korea’s southern coast and you’ll notice the grid-like patterns in the water are made up of hundreds of little rectangles. These are seaweed fields, held by ropes and buoys that keep them close to the Continue reading South Korean Seaweed Farms, From Space
[Philippines] The Southern Mindanao Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (Smarrdec) is targeting to Continue reading Seaweed plantation in Davao set for expansion
[UK] Ireland is targeting a €5- 10 million seaweed farming industry in the next five years, Donal Maguire, director of aquaculture Continue reading Ireland targets €10m seaweed farming industry over next five years