Online Course on Pangasius Launched in Laguna

Students from LSPU were among the audience during the launching of the new e-Learning course on Pangasius

STA. CRUZ, Laguna – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as the lead implementing agency of the Philippine e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries launched the e-Learning course on Pangasius last December 4, 2013 at the Provincial Cultural Center in Sta. Cruz, Laguna. The launch was in conjunction with the National Pangasius Summit which is conducted by Laguna State Polytechnic University (LSPU).

The “Taste the Creamiest Cream Dory: Online Course on Pangasius Culture” has four modules that tackles the history of pangasius in the country, its pond and tank culture method as well as its processing and utilization. The course is intended for medium to large pond owners who have plans to expand their business and retirees who want to invest in the fish market. Pangasius online course is also suited for fishery students and entrepreneurs who would like to venture on a fishery-related projects.

Antonieta J. Arceo, chief of ATI-Knowledge Products Management Division, said that “this is a remarkable event as ATI have added another partner in LSPU who helped developed the e-Learning course.”

The pangasius online course will be the 35th e-Learning course to be offered and the 2nd course under the fisheries category which was developed by ATI-Regional Training Center 4A together with LSPU providing the subject matter specialists.