SAAD beneficiary receives 3,000 tilapia fingerlings
3,000 pcs of GET EXCEL tilapia fingerlings were provided to Jerry Belarde Barrido (1st photo, left) of Brgy. Darumawang, Ilaya, Lala, Lanao del Norte on April 24, 2020 at the Lala Aquaculture Fish Farm and Regional Training Center, Lala, LDN.
The farm input assistance is under the Special Areas for Agricultural Development or SAAD Program, which aims to help alleviate poverty among marginalized sectors on agriculture and fishery.
GET EXCEL or Genetically-enhanced Tilapia Excellent strain is known for its faster growth rate and higher flesh retention compared to other common tilapia strains, such as Oreochromis mosambicus.