BFAR boosts capabilities of fishery law enforcers to protect PHL marine resources

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR boosts capabilities of fishery law enforcers to protect PHL marine resources 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

PAGBILAO, Quezon, April 13 (PNA) — To further strengthen the country’s fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) has been conducting training course designed to equip fishery law enforcers with necessary mental skills and inculcate in them the values of discipline, commitment to service and strict observance of the chain of command.

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DA-BFAR promotes culture of high-value eels

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA-BFAR promotes culture of high-value eels 

MANILA, Feb 24 — The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) held its first ever National Eel Forum, today, February 24, 2015, at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM)complex in Quezon City.

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Bicol hopes to get good share in DA’s upcoming community fish landing projects

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bicol hopes to get good share in DA’s upcoming community fish landing projects 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, Feb. 15 (PNA) – Prospective recipients of the multimillion-peso project of the Department of Agriculture (DA) intended to ease the life difficulties confronting the country’s fishery sector are yet to be known, but Bicol hopes to get a good share from it.

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Malacañang keeps faith on the power of diplomacy

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malacañang keeps faith on the power of diplomacy 

MANILA, Feb. 7 — Malacañang is keeping its faith on the power of diplomacy amid fresh allegations of ramming and poaching that developed off the disputed Bajo de Masinloc in Zambales recently.

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DA to establish 252 community fish landing centers nationwide

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA to establish 252 community fish landing centers nationwide 

By Cielito M. Reganit

TANZA, Cavite, Feb. 6 (PNA) — As part of it efforts to improve the socioeconomic conditions of fisherfolk communities that have high poverty incidence, the Department of Agriculture formally launched on Friday a program that aims to establish 252 Community Fish Landing Centers (CFLCs) in strategic areas nationwide.

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DOLE supports DA-BFAR livelihood program for fisherfolks

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOLE supports DA-BFAR livelihood program for fisherfolks 

150206185448Secretary Rosalinda D. Baldoz, Department of Labor and Employment(DOLE) delivers her message of support to the FishR Program of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) during the program launching on Friday (February 06, 2015) at the Oasis Hotel in Tanza, Cavite. The program aims to reduce poverty and provide livelihood to fisherfolks through the establishment of 252 Community Fish Landing Centers (CFLCs) nationwide. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)LAM/jme

Sen. Cynthia A. Villar at the launching of DA-BFAR program to set up CFLCs nationwide

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sen. Cynthia A. Villar at the launching of DA-BFAR program to set up CFLCs nationwide 

150206182812Senator Cynthia A. Villar (right), Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, delivers her keynote speech during the launching on Friday (Feb. 6, 2015) at Oasis Hotel in Tanza, Cavite of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) program to establish Community Fish Landing Centers nationwide. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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BFAR warns fish farmers of another fish kill in western Pangasinan

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR warns fish farmers of another fish kill in western Pangasinan 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 2 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish farmers in Anda and Bolinao towns to give only moderate amount of feeds to their fish in captivity to prevent the occurrence of a new fish kill in their areas.

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BFAR rebuilds 18,000 boats in typhoon-weary Eastern Visayas in 2014

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR rebuilds 18,000 boats in typhoon-weary Eastern Visayas in 2014 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 23 – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has led the rebuilding of 18,000 boats in 2014, but the government will continue with the project until reaching 20,000 units.

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Misamis Oriental’s 'mariculture' park loses P134M due to typhoon, earthquake

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Misamis Oriental’s 'mariculture' park loses P134M due to typhoon, earthquake 

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Jan. 21 — The marine culture (mariculture) park in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental lost more than P134 million due to a typhoon and earthquake, a fisheries official said Wednesday.

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